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Become a Pyjama Angel

Do you have what it takes to become a volunteer Pyjama Angel?  On average there are 43,000 children in foster care in Australia and they need your help.  All you need to do is spare one hour a week to share a love of learning.

Are you interested in finding out more about our Pyjama Angels, please read the FAQ sheet below:

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Conditions of becoming a volunteer for The Pyjama Foundation.

A volunteer must:

  • Be willing to make an initial minimum commitment of 3 months, ideally The Pyjama Foundation would like you to volunteer for at least 12 months.
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have basic English language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Possess a love of learning and the  ability to create a fun filled environment
  • Be willing to acquire and maintain a valid Working with Children check
  • Display traits of resilience, including: the capacity to make realistic plans; have a positive view of yourself and confidence in your strengths and abilities; have skills in communication and problem solving
  • Understand and respect confidentiality
  • Have your own transport (not completely necessary, but will determine ability to be placed with a child )
  • Visit your allocated child, for an hour once a week in their home

All volunteers must undertake the screening process to ascertain their suitability to fulfil the role of a Pyjama Angel. The process involves completing the application, a face to face interview, referee checks and training.

Find out more about what the Program involves and how it can help change a child’s life. 

I want to start the process of becoming a Pyjama Angel!

  • Click on the map below to choose you State and you’ll be directed to the page appropriate to your State’s requirements.












I love my work with my little person. Sometimes I feel like I might be the only light of positivity in her week and that pains me, but I will continue to be this light for her as long as she needs it.

Pyjama Angel