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Volunteer Support for Primary School Athletics Day


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Join us in celebrating athleticism, teamwork, and school spirit at a primary school's annual Athletics Day! The event is a one day event on Thursday 27th June 2024, 9.15am - 2.30pm in Moonee Ponds.

Who are we? Ardoch is a national children’s education charity, working hard to improve educational outcomes for children and young people in communities experiencing disadvantage by providing vital learning and wellbeing resources and activities.

With us you can gain:

  • training and support to help you feel confident in your role
  • the opportunity to play an important part in a young person’s education journey.

What do we do?

We train and mobilise volunteers to schools with a focus on building strong foundations of education and to broaden horizons for children by providing access to excursions and inspiring learning experiences. Basically, we’re showing up for the kids who need our help the most.

What’s involved?

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to volunteer and support one of our primary schools we work with their Athletics day, where students showcase their talents and compete in various track and field events. As a volunteer, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the athletics day and creating a memorable experience for participants and spectators alike.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with event set-up and equipment preparation.
  • Offer encouragement and assistance to student athletes throughout the day.
  • Assist with logistical tasks, including distributing water and managing clean-up efforts.
  • Work collaboratively with event organisers and fellow volunteers to ensure the success of the athletics day.

What we are looking for:

  • Act as a positive adult role model in all interactions
  • promote a child safe environment and fulfill reporting requirements relating to child safety.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. -Ability to work effectively in a team and follow instructions. -Physical stamina and ability to stand or move around for extended periods.

Required Checks:

  • Working With Children Check

If you are interested in volunteering for Athletics Day or would like further details, please contact Suan at [email protected]. We look forward to welcoming you to our team