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By selecting "Yes" in the below box, you acknowledge and agree to the following:
I agree that the information I have provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
I understand that The Pyjama Foundation requires me, once placed, to volunteer for a minimum of 12 months.
I understand that placement is subject to availability and location of children. The Pyjama Foundation cannot guarantee a placement.
I have read and understood the conditions of volunteering stated below.
Conditions of becoming a volunteer for The Pyjama Foundation.
A volunteer must:
Have basic English language, literacy and numeracy skills
Possess a love of learning and ability to create a fun filled environment
Complete the required application form and other policy and procedure documents requested by the foundation
Be willing to acquire and maintain a valid Working with Children Check
Have the ability to use initiative, take direction and work with limited supervision
Interact positively with Children, Carers, Staff and families
Display traits of resilience, including; the capacity to make realistic plans; have a positive view of yourself and confidence in your strengths and abilities; have skills in communication and problem solving
Maintain professional boundaries with regard to physical contact with children and young people
Enjoy working with children and/or young people, have a sense of fun and patience
Be a positive role model
Have the ability to fit into the cultural values of the foundation as evident in our Statement of Commitment
Independently comprehend and adhere to the foundation's policies and procedures
Independently complete assessments
Independently identify potential safety risks and work within Health and Safety guidelines
Understand and respect confidentiality
Be at least 18 years of age
Have own transport (not completely necessary, but will determine ability to be placed with a child)
Visit the allocated child
Notify the organisation and Carer as soon as possible of absences
Give notice to The Pyjama Foundation and Carer before you discontinue volunteering