Reading! Arts & Crafts! Oh my! Volunteer with kiddos in our Child Development Center!

Published

05/09/2018

Start Date

05/14/2018

End Date

08/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Address

Austin
Texas
United States

Description

Welcome to the Jeremiah Program!


Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.


Position Description:

We are in need of volunteers who are interested in working with children ranging in ages from infant to pre-K in our onsite Child Development Center during the week. Volunteers have the opportunity to work alongside our amazing teachers in their classrooms helping to engage children in activities such as reading, arts & crafts, and active play that promote their cognitive, social, and emotional development.


Time Commitment:

  • Minimum 6 month commitment preferred
  • Volunteer for at least one 3 hour shift per month (9 - 12 pm or 3 - 6 pm)


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 12 years of age volunteering with a parent or guardian
  • Attend general one hour volunteer orientation with Volunteer Coordinator
  • Pass a background check
  • Love working with children. Childcare or education experience a plus!
  • Adhere to program philosophy and guidelines (empowerment, professionalism, confidentiality). 


If you are interested in volunteering with us please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Jessica Van Roekel at jvanroekel@jeremiahprogram.org to set up an orientation.


For more volunteer opportunities please visit our website at jeremiahprogram.org/austin/

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

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