ID: 35346

SHINE for Kids - Volunteers for the Cafe

Other Long Term Newington, NSW

About this opportunity

For over 30 years SHINE for Kids has worked to address the barriers and difficulties faced by children of prisoners, and their families. Across NSW and Victoria, SHINE for Kids provides an advocacy role on behalf of our clients, being the children and their families who are essentially a powerless and marginalised group. We work to ensure that the next generations of children avoid serving time in the criminal justice system.

Volunteering at the SHINE Café, Silverwater:

SHINE for Kids has a Café on the grounds of Silverwater Correctional Centre to provide Café style meals and beverages for the numerous employees and visitors who come to Silverwater Correctional Centre on a daily basis.

The proceeds raised from the Café is being used to fund SHINE for Kid’s services and programs that support vulnerable children and their families.

We are seeking the help of volunteers to help out regularly wherever possible on some or one of the days below

Monday to Friday (10:30am – 1:30pm) Saturday (9:00am - 2:00pm) Sunday (9.00am - 2.00pm)

Your valuable help will be utilised with taking orders and money from customers and providing general assistance to the Café Manager

Being a Volunteer at our Child and Family Centre means that you will achieve the following outcomes:

You will be assisting staff in providing:
• A much needed service to operate and function to full potential in order to raise funds for welfare and support services to continue

“Children have the right to be protected from all kinds of harm. SHINE for Kids is committed to creating a safe and child-friendly environment for children and young people. SHINE for Kids conducts background checks on all applicants.”

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

Criminal Record Inquiry form to be completed on application

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

up to 5 hours a day


Provided by Shine for Kids