Cholmondeley Children's Centre (NZL-2)


Type: Children, Youth - Country: New Zealand

Brief description and main aims

Cholmondeley Children´s Centre is a home for children aged between 3 and 12 years. 

The main aim of this project is to alleviate immediate family pressures which exist for children and their parents usually when supports are not enough or not available for them. 

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will have to:

  • Help staff look after the children who stay at the project.
  • Supervise their daily life, meals and recreational activities.
  • Participate and support the staff members in outdoor activities with children, such as trips, visits and events.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Volunteers must have strong leadership qualities, be mature, sensible and extremely trustworthy. Volunteers live and work very closely with other volunteers, so they muyt be flexible, patient, open-minded and diplomatic. 

Among some other requirements, we can find: 

  • Have passion for children.
  • Patience and energy to look after children with different backgrounds and issues.
  • Enjoy living in a small (but beautiful) town.
  • Be prepared to be fully involved in the lives of the children in this community.
Our care is centred on the child, enabling them to celebrate the experience of childhood. We integrate the two aspects of care and education.

 

Location

Governors Bay, South Island.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will be living at a staff and volunteer flat. Meals are mostly self-catered with ingredients supplied.

More Information

Number of ACVE volunteers in project: 5 - male or female.
 
Note: Due to the strict nature of Cholmondeley’s requirements with their work, ACVE reserves the right to change your placement at Cholmondeley upon assessment during the ACVE Orientation Camp (O-Week).

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