Social Skills Coach Wanted
RSVP of Snohomish County
A local non-profit working with developmentally disabled adults needs your help coaching the clients in the fine art of social interaction. You would de doing interactive storytelling, reading and discussing a book, leading a small group through some exercises, teaching dance steps and so on. All meant to show the clients how to behave in a group and how to relate to others in a positive, social manner.
You must be ready for frequent disruptions and changing activities, be able to demonstrate positive, respectful communication with clients, staff and other volunteers. Most importantly teaching the clients means recognizing their need to accomplish things on their own, allowing them to do as much as possible and keeping them safe.
Please note- The location listed is not the address where the volunteer job takes place. If you decide to get involved, we will update you with that information.
This opportunity posted by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, dedicated to helping persons over 55 have meaningful volunteer experiences in the community.
About RSVP of Snohomish County
1918 Everett Ave, Everett, WA 98201, US
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County matches skills/training and preferences of persons 55+ to available volunteer opportunities and promotes their voluntary service as a valuable community resource.
RSVP matches personal interests, skills and lifelong experiences with non-profit public organizations at over 116 different partner agencies, including non-profits, throughout the county. Benefits of being an RSVP volunteer are: ~excess insurance coverage including Liability, Auto, and Accident. ~partial reimbursement for transporatation costs to and from volunteer stations, subject to certain regulations and limits. ~ongoing recognition and Annual Recognition Event to RSVP volunteers. The only agency tracking and reporting the volunteer activities of persons age 55 and older through the National Senior Corps, RSVP promotes retired and senior persons as viable members of the community, able to share their skills, time and experience through volunteer service.