Special Needs Group Assistant Volunteer.


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

503 Bolivar St.Denton, TX 76201


About

The Special Needs Group Assistant Volunteer is for an assistant for any of our groups at our agency. A full list can be reviewed at www.unitedthroughhope.org. This position is for the duration of the program selected (8 weeks, 3 months, etc). It can be a volunteer position or used for class credit, practicum, or internship. This position will be working directly with our special needs clientele. Ages involved with could range from age 3 through young adult depending on what program(s) the volunteer selects. The volunteer will be present at our site at least 3 hours per week plus will need to be willing to read their emails to be prepared for the group lesson each week. Excellent communication is expected in this position. Volunteers who succeed in this position are reliable, punctual, enjoy children & have an even temperament. Volunteers are expected to redirect our clientele to keep them engaged & this could require modeling, one on one teaching, hand over hand assistance, etc. This position is for those individuals who are good at taking initiative and thinking ahead. Training in disabilities and the program will be provided. The position could be at our Frisco or Denton locations depending on the programs they choose. A resume and a volunteer form will be required to be completed for this position as well as an observation at our site of one of our programs.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hrs on one day of the week for 8 weeks
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