Playgroup provides opportunities for parents and children to enhance their relationship in a supportive environment, increase their parenting skills and confidence and develop valuable social and family support networks.
SHINE for Kids’ Stay Together and Play Together offers high-quality, fun, structured and unstructured play experiences for children and mum in custody and provide opportunities for play-based learning to support positive child development.
The Keeping Us Together parenting program is offered to mums in custody and helps them to understand the dynamics of and build confidence in building healthy, respectful relationships with their children. The program is structured into 6 workshops, 2 hours each, with each workshop focusing on a particular component of the parent–child relationship. There is also an extended Keeping Us Together Program which is structured into 15 sessions, over 5 weeks.
These programs are conducted within the relevant visiting and education areas of the Townsville Women’s Correctional Centre.
For more details on the role, please find the full position description available in our website.
If this volunteering opportunity is what you are looking for and you are able to meet the time requirements, please submit your expression of interest to join our volunteer team now and make a world of difference.