(34.2471,-84.5226)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

100 Hearthstone Landing Dr.Canton, GA 30169


About

DESCRIPTION:

  • The Children’s Program Assistant works with child residents in our shelter and transitional housing program to provide child care, to assist children with homework, and to lead recreational activities so that the lives of the children who have been exposed to domestic violence are enriched through healthy communication and positive interaction. Our Children’s Program has many activities which take place throughout the year, with some programs occurring weekly. Most programs are scheduled after school (evenings) and on the weekends, so there are a variety of shifts available for this position. Two days of in-person training, and a minimum of ten additional hours of shadowing Children’s Program staff members are required for this role. Volunteer training and shadowing of staff will take place in Canton, Georgia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Child Advocate with program activities
  • Assist Children with homework
  • Assist in discussions on anger, violence, feelings, etc.
  • Babysit when needed
  • Supervise children during structured activities

SKILLS/TRAITS NEEDED:

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of families
  • Ability to set boundaries with children
  • Ability to process information quickly
  • Listening skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Patience
  • Resourcefulness
  • Maturity
  • Dependability
  • Creativity
  • Compassionate
  • Energetic

REPORTS TO:

  • Children’s Program Coordinator

PRIMARY JOB INTERFACES:

  • Children’s Program Coordinator
  • Shelter Program Coordinator
  • Family Advocates
  • Outreach Coordinator

Skills

  • Child Care
  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preference is given to adult volunteers, with some special opportunities for teen volunteers.
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