Children Programs

We are in need of regularly scheduled and longterm committed volunteers to work alongside our Children’s Program Manager and Family Program staff.

Shifts: Generally there is one in the morning and one after school. During school breaks, shifts vary from morning to the early afternoon.

Essential Duties: Includes engaging the child in interactive games and enrichment activities as well as assisting and following-up with projects and homework assigned to the child. Volunteer work may include working one on one with, as well as being able to supervise, manage, plan & implement project-based activities for children all ages.

Expectations: You must guide and interact with children’s behavior using positive, consistent, developmentally and appropriate child guidance methods while helping them develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worth.  Volunteers will have to be patient and wait for children to show up during their volunteer shift.

Qualifications: Ability to understand specific subjects for grades K-12; assist with infants-toddlers; teaching experience preferred; a minimum 3 month commitment and the desire to have a meaningful effect on the children’s lives required to volunteer.  Active college students in process of obtaining education, social work or behavioral health degrees also preferred.

To sign-up for this or any volunteer opportunity, click on the volunteer application link to the right.

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