Times of day
A few hours per month
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Shane's Inspiration Playgrounds in Los Angeles County
Do you want to be a part of creating an inclusive play date for children with and without disabilities and their families?
Do you find passion in creating opportunities to connect community members?
Shane’s Inspiration is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and responsible volunteer team member to support our My PlayClub Coordinator in Los Angeles.
About Us: Shane’s Inspiration, founded in 1998, is an international non-profit dedicated to creating inclusive playgrounds and social inclusion programs that foster a bias free world for children with disabilities: www.shanesinspiration.org. Locally, we have served more than 35,000 students and have opened 68 inclusive playgrounds to date. My PlayClub is our free inclusive community outreach program with activities, entertainment, snacks, face painting, and playground fun for all!
Job Description: The My PlayClub Outreach and Event volunteer works closely with our coordinator prior to and day of the event. This person will be needed at the office for outreach support and event prep. We will also need this person on day-of-event from 9am to 1:30pm. These duties include: help with event set-up on the playground, delegating tasks to student volunteers, registration, engagement with our children/families, and assistance with break down. Our office is located in Sherman Oaks, and our event sites vary between our local playground locations in the Los Angeles County.
Required Skills: Love of play, works great with a team, reliable transportation, communicates well with families, able to lift and carry supplies, Spanish-speaking is a plus!
Desired Skills and Experience: This person loves to be outside and interact socially with people. Can follow direction easily and communicates with staff. We are looking for a volunteer who expresses a willingness to provide a fun and memorable experience for the children and families we service.
My PlayClub Events - 4 Saturdays in a year (October, February, May, July).
Office support - starting 3-4 weeks prior to each Saturday event. Office hours are Monday to Friday between 9am-4pm.
*Additional Volunteer Opportunity: Walk and Roll – Sunday, September 9th, 2018.
- Training Provided
How To Apply
Please email your resume to Sophi Wong, My PlayClub Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feel free to include any references with organizations you volunteer with or references from relative work experience.