Play & Volunteer with Homeless Children in Northeast MA!

Published

10/05/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

5 North Common Street
Lynn
Massachusetts
01902
United States

Description

Horizons for Homeless Children, a non-profit dedicated to improve the lives of homeless children in Massachusetts, is seeking volunteers to play with children living in family homeless shelters in the Northeast region of Massachusetts, including shelters in Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Amesbury, Gloucester, Salem, Peabody, Lynn, Revere, and Malden. There are also opportunities across the state.

A commitment of 2 hours per week for 6 months is required. Some daytime hours are available but shifts are primarily evening hours, Monday through Thursday. Please call (978) 557-2182 or visit www.horizonschildren.org to apply online.

Horizons hosts PAL Trainings across the state, throughout the year. The next training in the Northeast Region will be on Thursday October 18th from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the ReadingPublic Library in Reading, MA. If you cannot make this particular training, we will also have more training opportunities found here.

Volunteers must fill out an application and attend a 3-hour Playspace Activity Leader Training in order to volunteer with Horizons for Homeless Children. We also run background checks and complete reference checks.

All Playspace Activity Leaders must be at least 18 years old to volunteer on their own or be 16 years old and accompanied by parent or guardian during their shift.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call 978-557-2182 or email us at northeast@horizonschildren.org.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

northeast@horizonschildren.org
http://horizonschildren.org/how-you-can-help/volunteer-network/pals/

Please complete our online application to provide your contact information & register for a training. Here is the direct URL for the application: http://horizonschildren.org/palapplication/ We require a one-time, 3 hour training for all volunteers. We will also complete the Massachusetts CORI & SORI and two reference calls.


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