Kildonan UnitingCare runs a variety of exciting programs and our volunteers help us to make great things possible!
Includes answering phones, mail outs, preparing show bags, making up files, photocopying, helping with surveys etc.
Assist members of the new settling communities with opportunities for practicing their English and getting to know people in the community who are not service providers. KUC is currently exploring what activities the community would like this to be part of, we imagine it will grow and develop in ways we can’t plan. So if you are interested let us know!
Diversity Support Group
Assist same sex attracted, sex and gender diverse young people and their allies with planning and cooking a shared meal, invite/listen to guest speakers, talk about your own experiences, participate in fun activities (social support group).
General maintenance and housekeeping
Just as it says!
Holiday Programs for Young People from New Settling Communities
To work with the youth during the school holiday period. Times vary depending on the activities that are planned by the young people and the Multicultural Team.
Multicultural Homework Support Clubs
Help young people with their homework 3.30 – 5.00 pm during school term. One program operates from the Shepparton English Language School on Wednesdays, another is being developed at Wanganui Park Secondary College on Tuesdays and there may be more to follow.
Every Thursday at Wesley Hall in Maude Street, 9.30 – 12.30 To help out with the mums & kids. Playgroup runs during the school term.
Special Events and Promotional Activities
Developing promotional materials, helping to organise events in a professional manner, preparing media releases, engaging with the media to get them to take notice of KUC and promote its programs.
Youth Independent Referral Program
Volunteers support young people who do not have a parent/adult present when being interviewed by police. To apply go to www.yripp.org.au
Mentoring and Coaching
With young people or people from newly arrived communities in a range of our programs. Your skills, experience and interests would be matched with the needs of our service users.
All volunteers must have a volunteer Working with Children Check (V Card) and undergo a successful National Police Check. Kildonan can assist you in obtaining this.
If you need more information on KUC or its various programs: