Child Care Volunteer

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Do you love working with children? Help create a safe space for parents accessing classes, groups, or services to leave their children!

Impact & Benefits

  • Give back to your community by directly supporting parents and families, building trusting relationships with children while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Gain experience working with a diverse community of children, parents, and families
  • Learn supportive crisis intervention and conflict resolution techniques to help support children and parents who have experienced trauma or family violence

Position Responsibilites

  • Follow agency guidelines as you interact with clients and maintain a child-centered environment, demonstrating healthy communication skills and practicing conflict resolution
  • Help plan and implement developmentally-appropriate recreational activities that prepare children emotionally, physically, cognitively, and socially for school
  • Keep the playroom areas clean, safe, and well-organized
Position Qualifications
  • Enjoy working with children, have experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Excellent communication and people skills, including emotional stability and patience
  • Ability and willingness to listen actively and respond appropriately to children and parents
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and clients to foster a culturally inclusive environment


  • 2-3 hour shift two or more times a month for a minimum of four months, with flexible options


  • Attend Tubman’s Volunteer/Intern Orientation and Training on March 18th from 4 pm - 7 pm

To get started visit our website and fill out our volunteer application so we can get to know you!

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities.

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  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Social Work


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 16
  • Two 2-3 hour shift a month for four months
  • Flexible on call opportunities also available

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