Program Support for "Dad's Corps" Military Families Program


Published:

12/22/2017

Start Date

01/24/2018

End Date

06/06/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Hancock Elementary School
3303 Taussig Street
San Diego
CA
92124
United States

Description

We are looking for a volunteer to provide program support to the Dads Corps Military Families program. Responsibilities would include:


  • Providing communication to clients/community on upcoming Dads Corps activities
  • Data entry logging survey data
  • Supporting preparation and logistics of day-long events
  • Supporting outreach opportunities to further the reach of this program
  • Supporting childcare supervision (Helping with homework and other activities), if needed
  • Maintaining a clean and organized environment


What will the volunteer take away from this experience:


  • Involvement in the strengthening of neighborhoods and communities
  • Understanding of the military community
  • Participation in meaningful work resulting in a sense of accomplishment
  • Development of an appreciation for teamwork and shared goals
  • Non-clinical case management and community engagement skills
  • Improvement of personal life and the lives of others in practical and long-lasting ways

Note: Will be invited to attend our annual Volunteer Recognition Lunch in June.


Qualifications

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • TB test, drug screen and background check (paid by SAY San Diego)


Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Work with military community
  • Education in child development, psychology, sociology, social work or related field is a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and flexibility
  • Organizational skills


Program Description:

Dads Corps provides opportunities for active duty and veteran fathers to learn to thrive as parents, partners, and providers through peer-to-peer discussion around topics like communication, discipline, child development, co-parenting, the father’s role, showing and handling feelings, dad’s work, what it means to be a man, among other. More information about Dad’s Corps can be found at https://www.saysandiego.org/program/healthy-start-military-familyesource-center/dads-corps/

Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

volunteer@saysandiego.org

If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity, please contact us at volunteer@saysandiego.org


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