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When

Tue Mar 08, 2016 09:30 AM - Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:30 PM

Where

2550 Roslyn StreetDenver, CO 80238


About

Climbing with Preschoolers

Staff Contact/Supervisor: Amy Marians, Physical Therapist

Scheduling and Attendance Protocol: If for some reason you need to cancel or change a shift please call Amy Marians as soon as possible. If you cannot reach her also send her an email and copy the Volunteer Manager, Naomi Aitken at naitken@anchorcenter.org.

Program/Team: Physical Therapy

Commitment:Act as back-up climbing volunteer for remainder of this school year.Exact details to be determined after 2016-17 school calendar finalized.

Position will be twice per month on either on a Tuesday or Thursday from 9:30am - 12:30pm. September 2016 - May 2017 (excluding holidays and school breaks)

Work Location: Climbing Wall in Motor Room at Anchor Center

Number of Volunteers Needed for this Position: 1

Training/Support: Anchor Center staff will provide training and instruction for particular projects. Physical Therapist to provide additional guidance.

Purpose/Objective:

Assist with rock climbing activity for preschoolers, emphasizing fun and safety. Will be accompanied by an Anchor Center physical therapist.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Greet children at beginning of session
  • Belay children while they climb Anchor Center’s rock wall
  • Make sure children are safe while they climb

Qualifications Sought:

  • Climbing safety certification completed
  • Experience working with children ages 3-5 (preferred but not required)
  • No hesitancy working with children with special needs
  • Patient and easy-going
  • Ability to follow directions and work with others
  • Reliable in keeping commitments - timely with responding to phone calls or emails

Benefits for Volunteer: Participating in a gross motor activity that will help facilitate strengthening, balance and coordination growth for visually impaired students at Anchor Center.

Skills

  • Physical Education
  • Child Development
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Special Needs

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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