Volunteer Opportunity

Preschool Classroom Assistant (Various locations, Seattle)

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Neighborhood House | Seattle, WA
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Start Date

July 8, 2019

End Date

September 30, 2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE

As a provider of Head Start, ECEAP, and Early Head Start, Neighborhood House Preschool offers half day and full day classes for low-income families with children ages 3-5 living in West Seattle, Central Seattle and South Seattle. Early Head Start also has toddler classrooms for low-income families with children ages 12 months—3 years living in South Seattle and Burien. Designed for children of all abilities, including those with special needs, our programs combine excellent teaching with cultural sensitivity to foster healthy development and build school readiness. To help our students be successful, we provide family support services and meals, snacks, developmental and health screenings for all of our students.

SUMMER LEARNING PROGRAM

July 8—August 15

Monday—Thursday* | 9:30a – 2:30p

Summer Learning Classroom Assistant:

Assist in creating a safe, nurturing and fun learning environment for children aged 4-5 years (kids going into Kindergarten fall ‘19).

Minimum age: 16 Locations:

High Point, Rainier Vista, Yesler Terrace, and New Holly

HEAD START

Monday—Friday* | 10a—4p

Preschool Classroom Assistant: Assist in creating a safe, nurturing, and fun learning environment for children aged 3-5 years.

Minimum age: 18

Locations: Rainier Vista, New Holly, High Point

EARLY HEAD START

Monday—Friday* | 8:15a—2:30p

Toddler Classroom Assistant: Assist in creating a safe, nurturing, and fun learning environment for children aged 1-3 years.

Minimum age: 18

Locations: New Holly, Burien

*Volunteers may pick one consistent day, or multiple consistent days.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Assist in creating a safe learning environment reflecting the diverse backgrounds of the participating families • Provide general assistance to Lead Teacher by working with small groups or individual children needing extra help • Assist the teaching aide in ensuring classroom preparation and cleanliness • Participate in leading activities and supervising the class • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS • Desire and ability to work with children ages 1-3 or 3 – 5. • Willingness to commit to students and Lead Teacher. This involves consistency in showing up for scheduled classroom sessions. • Team player who is resourceful, proactive, and comfortable working with diverse populations. • Good listening and oral/written communication skills and a non-judgmental, positive, problem solving attitude. • Minimum age: 16 (Summer Learning) or 18 (Head Start & Early Head Start) • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening dated within the past calendar year.

BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE

As a provider of Head Start, ECEAP, and Early Head Start, Neighborhood House Preschool offers half day and full day classes for low-income families with children ages 3-5 living in West Seattle, Central Seattle…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

APPLYING

For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Janelle Losse, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or janellel@nhwa.org

APPLYING

For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Janelle Losse, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or janellel…

Location

120 Eighth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
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