Join Our Team of Children's Program Specialists; support Parents Care + Share Today!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Family Focus Evanston2010 Dewey AveEvanston, IL 60201


Become a Children's Program Specialist! Children's Home & Aid offers over 50 parent support groups each year. Parents Care & Share groups provide a safe place for parents to talk about their parenting challenges and find support and education. The groups have companion children's programs that provide fun activities for children of participants while they are in group, and a meal for both parents and children. A support group, a children's program, a nutritious meal: All this for free! We are looking for a Children's Program Specialist. These specialists would provide a safe, nurturing environment for children while their parents are meeting in support groups, and implement structured activities that enhance children’s self-esteem and their ability to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way. Duties include: -Consulting with parent leader, facilitator, and Parents Care & Share staff -Providing technical assistance, support and guidance to child care volunteers as needed -Providing linkage between children's group and parents -Assisting with the evaluation of the children's group on a regular and ongoing basis. -Providing care to participant children

This position requires bilingual English/Spanish. Also required: Fingerprint Background check, and 3 references.

Volunteers will receive a $10 stipend per group.


  • Child Development
  • Family Therapy
  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours per month
  • Bilingual English/SpanishPhysical/TB Test<

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