The Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation supports kids living in families affected by mental illness. The program provides recreational, educational camps and other activities, giving kids a break, in a fun, positive and safe environment. Kids have the opportunity to meet other kids in similar families and develop new friendships.

The Kookaburra Program is for children aged 8 - 18 years, who are living in families affected by mental illness.

The Defence Program is specifically for children aged 8 - 18 years, who have a parent with mental illness as a result of their military service.

Position Requirements

  • Working with vulnerable people card
  • Camp Volunteer leaders preferably over 21 years old
  • Activity day Volunteer leaders over 18 years old.
  • 1 hour training induction with Kookburra Kids.

Dates and Locations

There are Camps and Activity Days at various dates and locations throughout ACT.

2019 dates are to be confirmed. 

Contact

Sally Adams (ACT Volunteer Coordinator, Kookaburra Kids)

Office days – Mon, Tues, Wed.

sally.adams@kookaburrakids.org.au

(02) 6109 0408

 

ACU Engagement 

acuengagement@acu.edu.au

 


Campus

Canberra

 

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