Vinnies is seeking volunteers to get involved in a new and exciting program for migrant and refugee children in Kindy up to Year 6. Volunteers work with children in a classroom setting to increase their English skills and build self-esteem.

No previous experience is required as all volunteers will receive training and support.

This is a chance to make new friends, learn new skills and experience the diversity and richness of other cultures. And if you can speak another language, let us know!


Position Description

Assisting migrant and refugee children to increase their English skills in a classroom setting.

Position Requirements

  • Passionate about working with children from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be able to attend at least 2 sessions per month for a commitment of 6 months.
  • Be able to attend an Induction and Training prior to starting.
  • Have a Working with Vulnerable People card or be willing to obtain one (application is FREE for volunteers).
  • 17 years old and above (or turning 17 in the next 3 months).

Dates and Location

The program takes place weekly during the school term at the following locations and timings:

Florey Primary School: Wednesdays, 1.30pm to 2.30pm

North Ainslie Primary School: Fridays, 9am to 11am

Application Process

To apply you can fill in this online form.

Alternatively, you can contact Vinnies Youth Liaison Officer, Gwen Goon.


Gwen Goon
Vinnies Youth Liaison Officer
6234 7321
0417 228 206.




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