COVID-19 and volunteering at SHINE

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

We thank you for your understanding and patience.

Wishing you good health and we look forward to receiving your interest for the programs still operational in an adaptive format.
Please continue to visit our page for further updates.

 

Volunteer opportunities currently available

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 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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  • 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 Volunteer Education Mentor – Wagga and Junee

    We are seeking volunteer mentors for a new education program in Wagga and Junee. 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 ...

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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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  • 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 and 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 program and 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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  • Mother on Remand Volunteers – Queensland

    We are seeking volunteers for our Mothers on Remand program at Brisbane Women’s, Helena Jones and Numinbah Correctional Centres

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  • Stand As One Volunteer Mentor

    As a Stand As One mentor, you will be matched with a young person in the youth justice system where you will assist them with their transitional period back into the community. Through early intervention and as a positive, committed role model, you will give a young person support and the opportunity they need to ...

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