Program Support Aide


(42.018894,-87.715576)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3445 Howard StreetSkokie, IL 60076
program aide

About

The Douglas Center, a non-profit organization located in Skokie, IL, provides community day services for individuals, ages 18 to 80+, with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. The Douglas Center offers work programs that include light manufacturing, sewing, packaging, assembly, shrink-wrapping, labeling, heat-sealing and fulfillment services by partnering with local manufacturers on work contracts. The center also offers pre-vocational training as well as developmental rehabilitation for adults of all ages.

We are seeking volunteers to assist staff members in teaching a variety of skills to adults with disabilities. The skills may include the following: practicing social skills, time management, money management, cooking, and various work related skills. You will work under the guidance and supervision of a trained staff member. This volunteer service can be completed during the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday and requires a minimum 60 hour commitment. If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, please contact Elizabeth C. Kristiansen via email: ekristiansen@thedouglascenter.com or phone: 847-674-1921.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Baking
  • Special Needs
  • Relationship Building
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • a few hours per week

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