Resident Play Date Volunteers


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

11 Independence WayNewark, DE 19713


About

There are different ways that you can volunteer at Exceptional Care for Children...


Resident Play Date Volunteers visit to serve as positive companions and to play with the children in our Living Room settings. Activities could include reading, puzzles, blocks, dolls/action figures, arts and crafts, watching tv/movies, dress-up.

Volunteers are free to visit between 10:00am and 8:00pm any day of the week (including weekends). Minimum requirement is a half an hour every other month.


Play Therapy Volunteersvisit to serve as positive companions and assist staff with running structured and free play activities with the kids in our play room.

Volunteers are free to visit Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM. Minimum requirement is 1 1/2 hour shift, weekly.


Classroom Volunteers assist teachers and para-professionals with encouraging participation in classroom activities.

Volunteers may visit any day school is in session Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PM (Monday-Thursday over the Summer). Minimum requirement is 1 1/2 hour shift, weekly, while school is in session.


Mentor Volunteers visit to serve as a buddy to a specific child, who does not receive regular visitors. Mentor volunteers serve as positive companions and may at times be invited to accompany the child to special ECC events.

Volunteers are free to visit between 10:00am and 8:00pm any day of the week (including weekends). Minimum requirement is a half an hour each week.


Activity & Entertainment Volunteersvisit to lead an activity with a group of ECC children. Activities can range from arts and crafts, nature activities, music & movement, musical entertainment, pajama story time, etc. The possibilities are endless!

Volunteers are free to visit Monday-Friday 6:00pm-8:00pm or Saturday/Sunday 10:00am-8:00pm. Minimum requirement is a half an hour every other month.


Front Desk Volunteers assist ECC by answering the phone & opening the doors to visitors. This is a quarterly commitment (with exceptions for illness, vacation, occasional need to be off).

Volunteers visit on designated day(s) of the week Monday-Friday 5:30PM-7:30PM.



Skills

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 1
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one half-hour per month
  • Completion of Volunteer Packet, PPD Test for Tuberculosis

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