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Volunteer to Play with Young Homeless Children!

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Horizons for Homeless Children

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Make a difference in the lives of local homeless children!

Horizons for Homeless Children needs volunteers to play with young children experiencing homelessness.

It takes just 2 hours a week, but it will make a lifetime of difference.

Opportunities in Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Gloucester, Salem, Peabody, Lynn, Revere, Chelsea, Medford, and across Massachusetts.

If you have any questions, please call 978-557-2182 or email us at northeast@horizonschildren.org.

Visit www.horizonschildren.org to apply online.

1 Shift

  • evening / 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    2-hour shifts run Monday through Thursday. You choose one shift to attend regularly
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Horizons for Homeless Children

Location:

60 Island St., Lawrence, MA 01840, US

Mission Statement

Horizons for Homeless Children is dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children and their families. We provide homeless children in Massachusetts with the nurturing, stimulation and opportunities for early education and play that all children need to learn and grow in healthy ways.

Description

Horizons for Homeless Children improves the lives of homeless children by providing early care and education in our Community Children's Centers, creating Playspaces (recreational spaces) in shelters throughout Massachusetts and recruiting thousands of volunteers to help us in our efforts. Horizons for Homeless Children is a leader in advocating for homeless children and their families. At the local, state and federal levels, we promote and support policies that will benefit homeless children and families. We also share our knowledge and expertise with other service providers.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Shelter partners in Lawrence, Lowell, Haverhill,Revere, Lynn, Salem, Peabody, Chelsea, GloucesterLawrenceLawrence, MA 01840

(42.70734,-71.16119)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Child Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Child Welfare
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months
  • A one-time, 2.5 hour orientation. The next orientation is on Saturday, March 21st from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Peabody. More orientations available in the future.

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