Youth Activity Volunteer (Maple Valley)


(47.36163,-122.03867)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

15900 227th Ave SEmaple valley, WA 98038


About

YWCA Passage Point is a supportive housing program for parents who would otherwise be homeless and are reuniting with their children and families. At Passage Point, we empower parents and children to gain the skills and confidence necessary to become self-sufficient.

Children's Activity Volunteers will develop and lead youth-appropriate activities at least twice per week for a group of 5-20 youth of varying ages. Activities can include, but are not limited to: arts, sports, games, leadership, community service, and skill building.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Child Advocate in youth activities
  • Assist youth with specialized, one-on-one help when needed
  • Communicate clearly with YWCA staff

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Experience working with children and in behavioral intervention
  • Flexibility in the classroom
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and non-judgmental environment for the youth
  • Enthusiastic to work with youth
  • Minimum age: 16 years old
  • Available for 4-6 hours per week in the afternoon (Mon-Fri)

Benefits:

  • Join the YWCA community in eliminating racism and empowering women
  • Gain experience working with youth
  • Flexible schedule based on volunteer's availability
  • Service-learning hours or internship credit available
  • Orientation and training, plus ongoing supervision from experienced staff

All volunteers must undergo an interview, submit 2 character references, complete a background check, and attend a YWCA Volunteer Orientation (see website for dates and locations).

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mon-Fri Commit to 4-6hrs weekly
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