ALLAMBIE – Chit Chat Group (Monday afternoons)

CPA's Chit-Chat Group is a therapy and skills based program for teenagers 12 - 17 years.

The puprose of the program is to assist teens to develop their social, communication and functional independence skills.

During the program, participants work as a team to design and create their own inventions, carry out science experiments and cook meals.

They will apractice conversational and other social skills with their peers guided by the Speech Pathologist.



The Chit Chat program runs fortnightly each term:

  • Term 2 - Allambie Mon 10 May - Mon 21 June (5 sessions)
  • Term 3 - Allambie Mon 19 July - Mon 13 Sept (5 sessions)
  • Term 4 - Allambie Mon 11 Oct - Mon 6 Dec (5 sessions)


TIME:  4.00PM - 6PM

LOCATION: Cerebral Palsy Alliance, 187 Allambie Road, Allambie Heights



  • Provide support for teenagers aged 12 - 17 years with a disability in a group setting
  • Receive support from an experienced therapy team
  • Support participants to practice communication skills using alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems. 
  • Support our therapy team to set up and run activities including cooking meals and science experiments
  • Encourge and motivate our clients to participate in activites to practice verbal communication and social skills
  • Support participants to improve their fine motor skills 



  • 6 month commitment preferred
  • Willingness to undertake Working with Children and Police Checks
  • Complete a 90 minute NDIS online training module (prior to starting your role)
  • Attend a Volunteer Induction session prior to your start date
  • Comply with CPA’s COVID-19 safe working guidelines.



  • Volunteers receive hands-on experience in an inclusive group program for teenagers with a disability
  • Give back to the community by helping teenagers with a disability practise communication in a group setting
  • Learn from experienced health professionals
  • Experience the positive impact of a life skills development program on the emotional wellbeing of teenagers with a disability


If this rewarding role is of interest to you, please contact Jodie Collins:



NOTE - Allied Health Students

If you’re studying an Allied Health course, a volunteer role like this will support you to gain skills and experience that will be invaluable when you’re ready to take on your first professional role.

This position is subject to a compulsory Working with Children Check


Jodie Collins


Call 0428 539 461

Responses to Registration of Interest from Tuesday 19 January, 2021.