Youth Leadership Network Volunteer- Worcester- 1 Saturday a month


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When

Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:45 AM - Sat Aug 12, 2017 02:15 PM

Where

484 Main StWorcester, MA 01608

About

Youth Leadership Network Volunteer Job Description

General duties and requirements:

  • Work well with youth and clearly respect their independence and leadership roles.
  • This is a "No hands on" role; the personal care attendants provide the "Hands on" supports if needed.
  • Be able to carry out instructions independently.
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 3 events per year for a minimum of 12 hours per year. Event locations are in Boston, East Bridgewater and Worcester.
  • Should be flexible to assist wherever needed for event, may be asked to move around to different rooms/floors, be flexible.

Physical requirements:

  • This may require moving around for three hours or more.
  • Help bring materials from staff vehicles to meeting locations.
  • May require some lifting and moving of tables and chairs to either assist with set-up / tear-down of event. Could be up to 25 lbs; supplies, making copies, printing items, etc. An example: having the physical ability to carry 4 pizza boxes a quarter mile.
  • Help watching the door and opening the door in Boston; Worcester- help placing meeting signs, checking both sets of doors, accompanying some folks to their vehicles or to public transit locations, help with other drop off and pick up activities.
  • Running/driving errands: pizza, soda, other foods, office supplies, etc.
  • Helping youth who request assistance with reading, writing, getting materials, getting food, serving food, note taking, making phone calls, etc.
  • And other assigned volunteer tasks.

Please contact Patrick Remy, Youth Services Coordinator, Easter Seals Massachusetts: Premy@eastersealsma.org for more information.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Youth Services
  • Case Work / Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
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