Volunteer in an Outdoor Preschool in Jefferson Park


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Jefferson Park3801 Beacon Ave SSeattle, WA 98108


About

Do you want to make a difference in a child life? You can! We’re looking for volunteers to help out in the classroom at Jefferson Park. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a supportive teaching team and help a child get joyfully muddy, be wildly creative and enjoy the childhood we all deserve - one full of play, adventure and wonder. Contact Serena@TinyTrees.org to sign up.

As a Classroom Volunteer you will:

  • Support our teachers in an outdoor classes based in Jefferson Park to create an inviting and emotionally safe classroom.
  • Support the health, safety, and welfare of all children. This includes helping children stay warm and dry in poor weather, managing risk in an outdoor setting and addressing student conflict.
  • Interact with the public. This may include giving directions, explaining what outdoor preschool looks like, and highlighting resources or activities in the park.

You Are:

  • Excited to get dirty and laugh a lot while being outside in all types of weather.
  • Love children, equity in education, and the environment.
  • Tolerant of uncertainty and change.
  • Able to commit to at least two months of volunteering at one site on a regular scheduled day and time. More time is always welcome!

Shift Opportunities:

We need volunteers Monday through Friday either in the morning from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. An example commitment would be Fridays 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. from September through October.

We are especially eager to engage volunteers with backgrounds similar to those of the young people we serve. Multi-lingual and people of color encouraged to apply .

Volunteer! Contact Serena Lehman at serena@tinytrees.org to get plugged in.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a week for at least 4 weeks
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