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Titirangi Playgroup Coordinator Helper

Plunket Waitemata
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If you have a friendly, outgoing and can do attitude with great communication skills then read on as we are looking for volunteer helpers for our Titirangi Plunket Playgroup.

The purpose of the role is to bring parents and caregivers together, giving them a chance to meet up and connect in a welcoming and safe environment.

This can be a busy and a varied role where you will be responsible for helping out where needed on a Tuesday and Thursday morning and assisting our Playgroup Coordinator. You may also need to cover the group when our Coordinator is unable to be there as this will ensure that the group is still accessible to whānau in Titirangi on a regular basis.

Running and assisting with the playgroup includes providing a range of educational activities to enhance tamariki in their ongoing learning and development and encourage parents participation. You will help set up and pack up each playgroup session, ensuring the health and safety of our participants and monitoring our inventory of equipment and supplies.

Our playgroups include facilitating activities such as a story session, music session, play dough and painting and craft activity. You will also be responsible with ensuring the space is tidy at the conclusion of the session. As a part of this role, you will also incorporate the fundraising opportunity, so you will need to be comfortable asking for donations from our participants.

Internet access, confidence on social media, and comfortable with performing some administration duties is preferred but not absolutely necessary.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about community and supporting families. You will be a self-motivated, warm individual with a skill for communicating with whānau from all walks of life. Working with tamariki will require you to be flexible and agile, therefore you will be able to adjust as required.

You will need to be fully vaccinated and had your booster.

We expect all our kaimahi and volunteers to show a commitment to living our values; kia māia – to be courageous, kia Māhaki – to be humble, kia manaaki – to care and kia tūhono – to stand in relationship.

Police background check is required for this role. Covid vaccination and booster is required for this role.

If you would like more information about this role, please apply via Seek Volunteer or contact [email protected] or text 027 259 2934.