We Love Our Volunteers

We Love Our Volunteers
16/10/2022 CaringKids
Toy Workshop Team
Toy Workshop Team

Do You Have A Few Spare Hours

CaringKids is a registered charity that recognises the role of young carers and works to reduce their feelings of loneliness and social isolation, by sending them Toy Boxes, we like to call Joy Boxes, packed with toys, games, stationery and books.

Our Vision is a world where play time is recognised as an essential need for young carers, enabling them to grow into healthy, resilient and compassionate adults.

We are registered with Centrelink for volunteering activities.

All volunteers must have a valid Working with Children Check.

The Roles

We are looking for:

Toy Workshop Volunteer (Banksmeadow, Sydney)

Our Banksmeadow workshop is a 3 minutes drive from the Westfield Eastgardens Shopping Centre

  • volunteers will assist with checking, cleaning, and sorting of toy donations
  • packing Toy Boxes (ensuring donations are appropriate and suitable) for our young carers
  • shifts are usually 2-3 hours; the workshop operates in the mornings on several weekdays and Saturdays
  • we offer a friendly and fun environment for our volunteers whilst ensuring Covid safe measures are in place
  • we have on-site parking, tea & coffee and plenty of fun!

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Toy Workshop Coordinator

This position will manage ongoing operations of the toy workshop and lead a team of volunteers. This involves receiving, quality checking, cleaning, sorting, storing of donations, packing and shipping of toy boxes. The role coordinates resources and liaises with internal and external stakeholders. The position is also responsible to ensure work is delivered on time, safety measures are in place and work is done to a high-quality standard. The role works closely with the CEO.

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Volunteer Storeperson (incl Toy Donation Pick-up & Delivery)

This role will assist with picking up toy donations from the public and organisations within Metropolitan Sydney, including toy donation bins located in the Eastern Suburbs. It also includes collecting and delivering Toy Boxes from the Toy Workshop in Banksmeadow to the courier in Mascot. It requires manual handling, lifting and carrying of the donations and toy boxes, as well as loading and unloading the car.

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How to apply

To apply for any of the positions above, please go to Seek Volunteer – Volunteer Opportunities with CaringKids to register your interest.

We are looking forward to meeting you.


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