Family and Staff Support Services Volunteer

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Arapahoe County Dept. of Human Services

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The Arapahoe County Department of Human Services builds strong communities by promoting the safety, independence and stability of individuals and families. The Child and Adult Protection (CAPS) Division is looking for volunteers to us in working towards our mission and providing excellent customer service to community members and families in Arapahoe County.

Volunteers make a difference in the lives of community members, families and children in need in Arapahoe County. We are currently recruiting for the following volunteer position:

Family and Staff Support Services Volunteers provide a variety of support and assistance to children and families that are clients of Arapahoe County Child Protection, as well as staff working with these children and families. The position is located in our office (14980 East Alameda Drive Aurora CO), but may require some travel throughout the metro-Denver area.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing temporary care and support for children that have just been removed from an unsafe situation (to be provided at the Aurora office)
  • Providing temporary care and support for children while parents/caregivers attend important meetings at the Department
  • Providing administrative support and assistance to CAPS staff
  • Helping transport children to and from visitations with their parents at the Child Protection Office
  • Providing assistance and helping with Parenting Time groups and the program in general (such as maintaining and cleaning the Parenting Time visitation rooms)
  • Collecting, sorting, organizing and distributing valuable community donations that are provided to children and families in need of emergency clothing, diapers, toiletries and more (Bear Necessities Closet)

Qualifications

  • Age 21 or older
  • Complete the application process and pass a background check
  • Commit to volunteer in the position for a minimum of six months to one year
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A desire to work with some of our County’s most vulnerable adults, children and families
  • Basic knowledge of computers and common office software programs is helpful
  • To apply please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arapahoe and search on Volunteer-Child Adult Protection Services Division

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

14980 E. Alameda Dr.Aurora, CO 80012

(39.70864,-104.8147)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months
  • Must commit to one 4-8 hour shift a week (Monday-Friday between 10:00am and 6:00pm)

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