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Youth In Detention Activities - Darwin

Australian Red Cross
  • Ongoing position
  • Weekly activities
  • Join the world’s largest humanitarian network

The program

Youth In Detention Activities (YIDA) is a program that supports Young People 10 - 17 years of age at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. Red Cross volunteers facilitate sessions such as cooking, sports, art & music to engage Young People in positive social interactions.

The opportunity

This role suits someone over the age of 18 who is reliable, engaging and is able to hold conversations with Young People whilst remaining neutral and impartial within a Justice environment.

The impact

This program aims to increase the confidence, self-esteem and positive relationships of young people in the Youth Detention Centre whilst learning real-world skills.

Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

We encourage all of our employees/volunteers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees/volunteer must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Please note: you will be required to provide details for two professional references to submit this application.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.