Head Start Helper

Published

08/03/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

End Date

05/31/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

946 North Boulevard
Oak Park
Illinois
60301
United States

Description

 

Head Start volunteers assist in Hephzibah’s early enrichment and school readiness program, by being a positive role model to students ages 3-5. Volunteers must be 18 or older and tasks will include assisting our Head Start staff with games, snack, lessons and other enrichment activities. Children improve academically, grow in confidence, and experience positive interaction with adults.

 

Guidelines:

·        Must complete volunteer process (application, interview, background check and orientation).

·        Must complete Head Start volunteer application.

·        Check ins with Volunteer Manager every other month.

·        Training will be provided by Volunteer Manager .


Qualifications Sought:

·        Love of learning, experience with tutoring or education

·        Experience working with children

·        Reliability, caring and desire to make a difference

·        Flexible to adapt to the children’s special needs


Location:                   Hephzibah Children’s Association, 946 North Blvd in Oak Park


Time Frame:             Head Start sessions are held Monday through Thursday, with morning sessions from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30am and an afternoon session from noon to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers commit to at least one hour, one day a week, for three months.


Supervision:              Head Start teachers and Head Start Program Director 

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

hweigel@hephzibahhome.org
https://www.hephzibahhome.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer-opportunities/

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact Hannah at hweigel@hephzibahhome.org.


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