VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to give homeless children a better tomorrow.


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

N/A multiple locationsSpringfield/Holyoke/Greenfield/Pittsfield, MA 01089


About

CAN YOU SPARE 2 HOURS TO PLAY WITH A HOMELESS CHILD?

Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Western MA.

Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing quality play and opportunities for early education. Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace in one of more than 100 family shelters state-wide including in Holyoke, Springfield, Amherst, Pittsfield, Northampton, and Greenfield. A commitment of 2 hours a week for 6 months and formal training are required.

Upcoming volunteer training:

Thursday, August 11, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Springfield, MA

To find out more, view other training dates, or to apply, call 413.523.0467 or visit horizonschildren.org/playspace. Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week, same day and time each week
  • minimum volunteer time 6 months

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