AmeriCorps Children's Advocate


(37.46293,-105.86559)
 

Cause Areas

When

Wed Feb 01, 2017 - Thu Feb 01, 2018

Where

911 State AveAlamosa, CO 81101

About

This position works closely with children 5-9 years old who have experienced some level of trauma. These children suffer maltreatment either from abuse, mental physical or emotional, malnurishment, domestic violence, homelessness, and so on. PALS aims to enhance each child's sense of self, family, and community by promoting self-sustainability. AmeriCorps members work closely with parents, teachers, caseworkers, and other service providers to serve each child in the best way possible.The PALS staff are advocates for the children in the classroom during the school year and help to provide a safe environment for children to grow and experience the world after school and during the summer. If you enjoy children and want to serve challenging children who need to experience a higher quality of life and see their potential for the future, you will be a wonderful addition the the PALS team.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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