Volunteer Opportunities

Hubs PlaygroupThe Community Hubs Program is based in primary schools. It aims to support migrant and refugee families (including children 0 to 5 years of age) by offering meaningful social activities, as well as access to support services, including local education, health, community and settlement services.

The Playgroup assistant will work alongside the facilitator to support the smooth running of playgroups by assisting with children’s activities, set up and pack up of resources, and by providing language assistance as required.

Playgroup assistants are required at various locations in Bankstown, Cumberland, Parramatta, Blacktown and Fairfield. Attendance is required at a minimum of two sessions per fortnight. Times and days will vary across hubs and playgroups are only held during school terms.

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