Child care worker
Save the Children
If you have an interest helping young children to learn, Save the Children can offer you a unique opportunity to foster that in a playgroup setting. It's relaxed take on things is the perfect setting to see if it's the career path for you. Location setting is in Shepparton and you will be informed of this in the interview.
Skills You Might Learn
Students may have the opportunity attain a broad range of skills while on work placement. These may include valuable general employability skills such as:
- Problem solving
- Initiative and enterprise
- Planning and organising
Students may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their studies such as:
- Hands-on practical experience
- Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals
- Working in real-life scenarios and environments
- Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation and business
- Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers/clients and suppliers.
Typical Tasks & Duties
Typical tasks and duties include but not limited to, setting up tables and children’s activities under supervisors guidance, general interacting and playing with children, cleaning and packing down of activities and assisting with preparation of morning tea.
A volunteers working with children’s check is required, this is a free process that can be completed online.
To consume this placement you should have an interest interacting with children. You can be studying VCAL or VETiS. Students are required to apply using the Save the Children’s volunteer application process. This involves completing the pack and returning it to Roslyn at Save the Children, you will then be rang for an interview, where the remaining of the process will be explained.
From consuming this opportunity please allow 4 weeks for the paperwork process to be complete, plan your placement for a month down the track.
Students should wear neat casual clothes that are easy to move around in. Due to the nature of work where bending down to children is required, you should ensure your top is not to low or loose fitting around the neck.
Special Transport Requirements
You can access local transport from dyson transport website.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services
- VCE20116 - Industry & Enterprise
- VIC20116 - VCAL Studies