Early Learning Center Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


270 North Kent StreetSaint Paul, MN 55102


The Hallie Q. Brown (HQB) Early Learning Centeris a NAEYC accredited child care center with a 4-Star Parent Aware Rating. The program seeks to ensure children are ready for school by providing them a structured learning environment that is safe, creative and positive, and where children are encouraged, supported and enhance their self-esteem. The program serves children 6 weeks-5 years old.

Care for our community’s youngest members by assisting teachers in Hallie Q. Brown’s Early Childhood Center with children ages 6 months through 5 years. Help provide a structured learning environment to promote child development through activities such as:

  • Assist children ages 6 weeks-5 years in developing their social, listening, reading, writing, math, inquiry, art skills; and physical development through age appropriate skill-building activities and games
  • Initiate activities and projects (e.g. cooking, sewing, reading, etc.)
  • Help with act ivies and projects as needed (e.g. rubbing backs at nap time, help serve meals, assist on the playground, reading, art/crafts, etc.)
  • Offer encouragement; model conflict resolution methods; provide direction and order for program participants under direction of Program Staff

Please note: This position requires a commitment of a minimum of 1 hour every weekday, as consistency is essential for children in the Early Learning Center.


  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Child Care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 1 hour every week day (Monday-Friday)
  • Minimum 3 month commitment. Early Learning Center hours are 7am-6pm.

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