Caring Mums Volunteers

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Long term

Our volunteers are trained to provide confidential, non-judgmental emotional support and reassurance to women, whether they are first time mothers or already have children.

Volunteers will provide:
- Companionship and be a sounding board to their Mum;
- Ride the ups and downs of motherhood with their Mum;
- Help mums to access their local resources.

Important pre-requisites:
- Volunteers are mothers themselves, and we recommend that they do not have a child under two years of age;
- Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19;
- Submit an expression of interest form via our website;
- Attend our information evening on 9 February 2022;
- Be available to attend an interview; 
- Attend 20 hours of in-depth training upfront from 8 March 2022 - 5 April 2022, 10am-2pm, weekly on a Tuesday.

Provide certificates for:
- Covid-19, demonstrating you are fully vaccinated;
- Whooping Cough vaccination;
- Working with Children's Check:
- National Police Check

Time commitment:
- Be able to commit to at least 12 months post training at our office in Caulfield:
- Attend fortnightly professional group supervision at our office in Caulfield
- Once matched with a mum, meet weekly for up to 2 hours

Private Car or public transport to the mother's home

 

Role Requirements

  • Attendance at training
  • Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Other - see role description

Interested In

  • Families & children
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Women

Location

NCJWA, 131-133 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield 3161 View Map

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Local Transport

To attend professional Supervision Groups at our office:
Tram #16
Tram #64
Malvern Railway Station

Accessibility

Good lighting, well-lit space

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