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Mon Aug 15, 2016 06:30 AM - Fri May 26, 2017 08:00 AM


4471 Olive StreetSaint Louis, MO 63108


Title: Before Care Buddy

Minimum Commitment: 1 hour per week for a semester

Possible Volunteer Times: Monday - Friday, 6:30AM- 8:00AM

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead groups of students in fun, organized gym activities during Before Care (e.g., building games, board games, small group reading, etc.)
  • Help serve breakfast to students
  • Help students transition to their first class
  • Serve as a positive role model and as an adult who cares
  • Discuss ideas, areas of concern, etc. with YLC staff persons
  • Other duties as they arise and fulfill volunteer’s area(s) of interest/expertise

Skills and Qualifications Necessary:

  • Ability to and interest in working with school-age children
  • Interest in enrichment activities
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Demonstrates responsibility, dependability, and consistency


  • Preliminary Volunteer Orientation & "YLC Way" Training
  • Other training sessions may be offered during your time as a volunteer


  • Communicates with Program Manager regarding student disciplinary questions/concerns
  • Communicates with Volunteer Coordinator regarding general inquiries, schedule, and volunteer program evaluations

Screening Requirements:

  • Volunteer Application
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Sexual Offender Registry Screening
  • Volunteer Interview

Benefits Offered:

  • Supportive, flexible, and fun environment
  • Free lot parking
  • Experience for possible career development
  • Documented volunteer hours for school or job if needed
  • The meaningful opportunity to impact the life of a child through your essential volunteerism


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Offered Monday - Friday from 6:30AM– 8:00AM

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