Head Start Lending Library Volunteer
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereBigelow Building450 North SyndicateSaint Paul, MN 55104
Purpose: Community Action Head Start is committed to providing low-income families in our community with high quality education for children ages 3-5.
Supervisor: Head Start Center Education Coordinator
Tasks and Responsibilities: Help children find and check out books at our Head Start centers. Design and send out friendly reminders to follow-up on books that have not been returned. Work with Head Start staff to improve the library and research new children's books. Provide the book drive team with a wishlist of kids books. This is a great opportunity for those interested in children's literature, library science or early childhood education.
- Able to speak English. Somali, Karen, Hmong, Spanish language skills a plus
- Show interest in children's literacy.
- Ability to work as a member of a team
- Able to physically respond to the demands of active 3-5 year old children
- Be capable of lifting 50 lbs.
- Can complete and pass a criminal background check
Time Commitment: All volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 4 weeks. Morning and afternoon shifts are available for volunteers Monday through Friday. 8:00am-5:00pm. Tasks can be completed on a flexible schedule of 4-6 hours per week.
Opportunity Location:Community Action is proud to have 9 Head Start locations serving the families of Ramsey County. The Volunteer Coordinator will work with you to find the location that best fits your needs and the needs of our organization.
- Child Development
- Literacy / Reading
- Community Outreach
- Teaching / Instruction
- Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 4 Week minimum 4-6 Hours per week