"Creative Kids" Holiday Programme Support


Our Children's creative holiday programme has been operating for more than 30 years, and we focus on developing visual arts and performing arts skills for 5 - 13 year olds, together with a lot of group work and collaboration.

We seek people who are responsible, mature and can demonstrate that they are able to work appropriately with children. In particular we seek candidates with abilities and interests in the creative visual arts, craft, storytelling and drama at introductory level at least.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain some skills and experience working with children over a short time frame of two weeks, to fit in with your schedule. Applications are due by March 27, at the latest, so get in touch so you don't miuss out!

By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;
Goal 3 - Good health and well-being
Goal 4 - Quality education


Volunteers will need to be age 16+
You will need to forward your details by e-mail to us at least 2 weeks before the programme start date allowing for interview for vetting and orientation/pre-training (by March 27.
Candidates may be interviewed initially by phone then in person if appropriate.
CV and documentary photo identification will be required ( Passport or NZ Driver's Licence).
Police Vetting check will be required.
Prior training and orientation will be needed before commencing duties.
The volunteer will need to be committed to attending the agreed hours and duties/responsibilities.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment:

During normal programme times we operate daily from 8:15am to 4:15pm.
The programme is delivered in multi-day blocks: APRIL

  • Week 1: Tues - Fri new art & craft projects each day
  • Week 2: Mon & Tues art & craft projects each day, Wed, Thur & Fri is a 3-day block for drama / stage craft ending with a show on Friday afternoon.

We would require volunteers to be available at minimum for full blocks 2-day or 3-day blocks, but preferably for a whole week at a time or even for both weeks.
Most volunteers find they gain the most useful knowledge and capabilities by attending the full 2 weeks.
Days and roles may be negotiated with volunteers on a case by case basis. Details of our programme can be viewed on our website: https://artmakers.co.nz/

Getting started:
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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