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Craft Activities Assistant

Brotherhood of St. Laurence
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The Enhancement Activities Program is aligned to this fundamental objective and recognises the that the experience of poverty is complex and not only involves economic hardship but exclusion from many aspects of social and civic life. The Enhancement Activities Program encompasses multi-generational and diverse learning opportunities. It aims to support disengaged students to improve connection to the school community and their engagement with learning opportunities, by providing a coordinated approach to before, during and after school activities. Sharing resources across 3 school sites, this program will enhance and extend the child’s school day through academic, personal and social opportunities, breaking the cycle of disadvantage and school disengagement.

The Craft Activities Assistant will be part of a team who support students to learn and practice a range of different activities. In this role, there is opportunity to support students across any number of the following activities if you would like to.

Sewing Club is great way for students to learn how to thread a bobbin and a sewing machine and a bobbin, how to use a pattern, pin fabric and create products.

Personalised Sticker Making Club is an opportunity for students to learn how to create stickers using a Cricut machine and affix to walls, candles, key rings and cups.

Knitting & Crochet Club supports students to learn how to knit and crochet, read a pattern, and create products. Students learn cast on, cast off, and various stitches and patterns.

This role will operate across the following two sites:

Monterey Secondary College, Silvertop Crescent, Frankston North Mahogany Rise Primary School, Monterey Boulevard, Frankston North

What we're looking for:

We are looking for volunteers with:

  • An interest/s in the area/s that you are applying to volunteer in
  • Commitment and interest in supporting children and young people
  • Willingness to contribute to a team environment
  • Understanding of and commitment to the values and ideals of the BSL

To learn more, apply now!