COVID-19 and volunteering at SHINE

Due to the current COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, SHINE for Kids has made a decision to stop recruiting new volunteers until further notice while we navigate our way around these unprecedented times.

Wishing you good health and we look forward to you joining our volunteer team in the near future.

Please continue to visit our page for further updates.

 

These volunteer opportunities are currently on hold

Explore our current volunteer opportunities various areas and programs.

Take the time to read the role requirement and time commitments to ensure it is suitable for you.

To assist our charity with administration costs, we ask for a one off non-refundable, tax deductible donation of $25 when you register your interest to volunteer with us.

To be eligible to volunteer with you will need complete a comprehensive recruitment process, this can range from between 8 – 12 weeks depending on the program and State where you wish to volunteer.

Or see our vacancies for paid employment

  • RISE Education Program Mentors – Townsville

    RISE Education Mentors in Townsville are responsible for providing one on one mentoring out of the classroom bi-weekly for one hour to a student with a parent in prison.  By providing the student with a positive role model and ensuring that  the child continues to engage in their educational needs away from the classroom through ...

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  • RISE Education Mentors – Brimbank VIC

    We are seeking a number of volunteers for this opportunity. RISE Education Mentors are responsible for providing one on one mentoring in the classroom weekly for one hour to a student with a parent in prison. By providing the student with a positive role model and someone to advocate for them within the school environment ...

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  • Prison In-visits Volunteer – VIC

    We are looking for passionate volunteers to join our team for our Prison In-Visits Programs and Child and Family Days at Barwon, Marngoneet Correctional Centre and Metropolitan Remand Centre.

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  • RISE Volunteer Education Mentors – Frankston, Victoria

    We are seeking a number of volunteers for this opportunity. This opportunity will see you volunteering across local schools in the Frankston area. RISE Education Mentors are responsible for providing one on one mentoring in the classroom weekly for one hour to a student with a parent in prison.

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  • RISE Education Volunteer Mentor – Hunter Region

    The RISE Education Program provides students with an incarcerated parent with a dedicated mentor who will provide them with support in the classroom for a 12 month period. This may be in the classroom with class work, building their confidence in social environments, or in the playground playing ball and talking about whatever is on ...

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  • RISE Volunteer Education Mentor – Bathurst

    The RISE Education Program provides students with an incarcerated parent with a dedicated mentor who will provide them with support in the classroom for a 12 month period. This may be in the classroom with class work, building their confidence in social environments, or in the playground playing ball and talking about whatever is on ...

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  • Keeping Us Together Volunteers – Southern Queensland Correctional Centre

    The Keeping Us Together parenting program is offered to Mums in custody and helps them to understand the dynamics of and build confidence in building healthy, respectful relationships with their children. Stay Together and Play Together offers high-quality, fun, structured and unstructured play experiences for children and mum in custody and provide opportunities for play-based ...

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  • Volunteer Administration Assistant for Centres

    We are seeking an Administration support volunteer to assist with scanning client files and saving in appropriate file location, manual filing, answering phone for general inquiries, other general administrative support.

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  • Volunteer Administration support

    Our Head Office at North Parramatta is very busy with the day-to-day running of the organisation and all our Programs. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to help us keep up with our filing which is paramount to our organisation.

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  • RISE Education Program Mentor Volunteer

    We are seeking over 30 volunteers for this volunteering opportunity. This opportunity will see you volunteering across Western Sydney in local schools. The RISE Education Program provides students with an incarcerated parent with a dedicated mentor who will provide them with support in the classroom for a 12 month period. This may be in the ...

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  • Keeping Us Together Playgroup Volunteer – Townsville

    The Keeping Us Together Playgroup Volunteer will support the Child and Family Coordinator to implement and facilitate the program for the Stay Together Play Together playgroup, ensuring it meets the needs of children visiting the Correctional Centre and is implemented, in a flexible, age appropriate, culturally competent and safe manner.

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  • Children’s Supported Transport Volunteer – ACT

    Volunteering for the Children’s Supported Transport program involves transporting a child or young person to visit their parent in prison. The Program ensures that the parent and child bond is maintained and the child is supported during a difficult time in their life.

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  • Ride By Your Side Volunteer (NSW)

    Ride By Your Side involves transporting and mentoring a child or young person for a 12-month period whilst their mother is in prison. It is specifically targeted to children and young people who would otherwise not be able to maintain contact with their mother. The Program ensures that the mother and child bond is maintained ...

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  • Children’s Supported Transport Service Volunteer VIC

    This role provides transport and supports children so they can maintain a close relationship with their imprisoned parent(s). The SHINE for Kids Transport Program is specifically targeted to those children who would otherwise not be able to maintain contact.

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  • Prison Invisits Program Volunteer – Junee

    Location: Junee Correctional Complex. Time required: Weekends and Public Holidays. Volunteering in the Prison Invisits Program includes facilitating activities/games for children during visiting hours with their parent in prison, with a focus on making the visits environment more child-friendly. Volunteers hold a valuable role in ensuring that children have a positive experience during these visits ...

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  • Prison Invisits Program Volunteer NSW

    Locations: Various throughout NSW – Silverwater, Parklea, Windsor, Long Bay, Bathurst, Cessnock, Wellington, Junee, Kempsey, Goulburn, Nowra. Time required: Weekends and public holidays. Volunteers assist our workers in facilitating activities/games for children during visiting hours, ensuring that children have a positive experience during these visits with their family.

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