Pyjama Angel (Child Reading Mentor)
Childcare & Youth Services
Position Description: Pyjama Angels read books aloud, play educational games and engage in other fun, learning-based activities. The focus is on improving children's learning skills. The outcome is that Pyjama Angels make a significant, long-term positive impact on the lives of our community's most vulnerable children.
Position Location: Beecher
Required Skills / Experience: Passionate about reading; Good communication skills; Patience with children; Year 12 reading and comprehension skills; Volunteers must be over 18 years of age.
Gained Skills / Experience: Safe practice around children; literacy and read-aloud skills.
Training Offered / Provided:
- On The Job Training
- Training Session
Specialised support available for volunteers:
- With a Disability
- With Special Needs
- From a non-English-speaking background
- Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
- National Police Check
- Current Driver's License
Days & Times Available: Times available to suit volunteer from Monday to Saturday 9am-7pm
Organisation Name: The Pyjama Foundation
Organisation Category: Community Service, Health, Welfare
Purpose/Mission Statement: Equal opportunities, knowledge and empowerment of all children.
Services Provided: The Pyjama Foundation screens and trains volunteers from the community who read books aloud to children in foster care, in their foster homes.
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