- Location: Campbelltown NSW
- Category: Family Services
Type of work
- Companionship & Social Support
- Counselling & Help Line
- Fundraising & Events
- Centrelink Volunteers
- Families with Children
Regular - more than 6 months
Fortnightly, Fridays for 3 hours
One on one training and induction
- National Police Certificate *
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
*To be eligible to become a NurtureGroup Coordinator, your baby must have been an inpatient in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Special Care Nursery (SCN) and be available fortnightly between 9.30am – 12.30pm. These times include half an hour either side for set up and pack down.
Miracle Babies Foundation is Australia's leading organisation that supports premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them.
Our NurtureGroup sessions are free play and support groups for families who have experienced the birth of a premature or sick newborn.
We are seeking motivated individuals who would like to make a difference and commit to coordinating our amazing NurtureGroup fortnightly. Our Campbelltown NurtureGroup is held Fortnightly at Campbelltown Library Rooms, Hurley Street, Campbelltown.
As a NurtureGroup Coordinator, you are responsible for coordinating the preparation and execution of the NurtureGroup sessions.
The Program is run for NICU families to attend between 10.00am – 12.00pm. Parents, family and friends can ask you questions, whilst you provide them the opportunity to share their thoughts, feelings’ and journey with you, knowing that you have also experienced a premature or sick newborn.
Your duties may also include: • Reporting to the NurtureGroup Officer located in our Sydney Head Office • Setting up, coordinating and packing down of NurtureGroup activities within the session • Providing further information of the Foundation’s programs, operations and services to members of the NurtureGroup • The first point of contact for any queries or comments from NurtureGroup volunteers and parents • Liaise and invite Allied Health Professions to attend • Contribute to an effective volunteer team including running team meetings where necessary • Maintain accurate records and regularly return them to the NurtureGroup Manager
Please only apply, if you have experienced your baby in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Special Care Nursery (SCN), are able to commit fortnightly to support families, you are a people person, empathetic, and love making a difference.