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Volunteer with CityCare

There are many ways in which you can lend your time, skills and resources to Hillsong CityCare.

YOUTH

CityCare Youth Program runs on a weekly basis and involves school and community-based activities to empower and equip young people. We have three key activities where you can be involved:

SAFE SPACES – There are many opportunities to volunteer and engage with youth in our communities during school and after school hours through breakfast clubs; after school BBQ’s, sporting events, and drop-in centres.

Availability requirements: Mornings – 7-9am or Afternoon – 2-5pm

SHINEGIRL & STRENGTH FACILITATORS – If you are passionate about seeing the next generation of young men and women grow in their understanding of their worth, strength and purpose. We need facilitators to run these in high schools during school hours.

Availability requirements: 60 – 90 minutes (including travel time) and time frames during school hours dependent upon request of the school.

YOUTH COACH MENTORING – this is a unique opportunity to walk alongside a vulnerable young person who needs a positive role model in their life to support and encourage them in their decisions for their future. These mentoring sessions are during school hours in a school setting.

Availability requirements: 60 – 90 minutes (including travel time) and time frames during school hours dependent upon request of the school.

WOMEN

SHINEWOMEN – If you are interested in training to become a Shine facilitator and to help run these programs to place value on women in our local community, we would love for you to get involved.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

If you enjoy talking to people out in the community and helping to encourage and support them as they take their next steps in life. The purpose of our activities is to help create healthy and safe communities and break down barriers and stereotypes.

STREET TEAMS – connecting with your local community in various settings.

ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASSES – conversing with community members who want to improve their English and contribute to society.

PLAYGROUPS – creating a point of connection for parents and carers with young children.

Further training or instruction may be required for specific volunteering roles listed above. If you would like to contribute your time or find out more information about volunteering, please contact us.

Disclaimer – (Screening and training)
VOLUNTEER SCREENING / WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK
Under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, you will be required to undertake a working with children check (WWCC) with the Office of the Children’s Guardian.
A Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct. The Working with Children Check for volunteers does not attract a fee.

To apply for a Working With Children Check go to www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/check. Once your application has been completed online you will receive an application number (APP). To complete the application, you will need to take your application number, along with proof of identity, to a NSW Motor Registry, RMS Agency, or Service NSW Office. Details on finding a location are outlined at www.service.nsw.gov.au/service-centre.