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Program Support (Psychosocial Support)

Canteen Australia
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Canteen delivers recreational programs, workshops and social events that bring young people together to build peer relationships. As a Program Support volunteer, your role will be to support the Program Coordinator to ensure the program or event runs smoothly.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Provide general supervision to young people attending programs and events as required under the direction of the Program Coordinator

Participate in the facilitation of activities.

  • Activities may include sporting activities, craft activities, educational sessions, group discussions, workshops and debriefs

Encourage young people to develop supportive relationships with their peers

Supervise young people during activities and free time

Observe behaviours and report to a Canteen staff member any behaviour that is likely to impact negatively on others

Assist and support young people in developing their own skills

Setting up and packing down before and after activities during the program