Girl Empowerment Classroom Assistants Needed for Fall 2016 at Girls Inc. of Metro Denver


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When

Mon Aug 22, 2016 03:00 PM - Thu Dec 15, 2016 06:30 PM

Where

1499 Julian StreetDenver, CO 80204


About

Summary of Position: Assist Girls Inc. instructors as they facilitate local and national curriculum to girls in Elementary Programs (grades 1-5) or Middle School Programs (grades 6-8).

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist instructors with the delivery of class curriculum.
  • Facilitate workshops and activities for participants as needed and assist with the development of program activities.
  • May be required to attend field trips, prepare and distribute snack, set-up and clean classrooms, and perform administrative tasks as needed.
  • Maintain a positive environment for all girls through discipline, classroom management and inclusiveness.
  • May be asked to be a substitute volunteer in other classes as needed.
  • Provide creative supervisory support during free-time periods.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proactive, outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable
  • Experience working with children or teens preferred but not required
  • Ability to demonstrate and facilitate various activities with girls age 6-15
  • Able to regularly communicate by e-mail
  • Able to interact positively with a variety of people with various cultural backgrounds and economic experiences.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required
  • Committed to our mission

Time Commitment: Fall programs run from August 22 to December 15, 2016. Volunteers must be able to commit to at least two 3.5-hour shifts per week for the entire fall semester. Program hours are Monday-Friday from 3-6:30pm.

Orientation and Training: One full day of training is required prior to working with girls:

  • New Volunteer Orientation and Training + 'Embracing Inclusiveness at Girls Inc. and Beyond:’ Saturday, Aug. 20 th from 8:45am-5pm
  • A light breakfast and full lunch will be provided; lunch is on site.
  • Thank you for understanding that we do not make exceptions to this being a required training. It is offered only three times a year (January, June and August).

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 or 2 shifts, each 3.5 hours, each week
  • Complete our online application: http://www.girlsincdenver.org/volunteer-application.html
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