- COPY - Bi-lingual Early Childhood Classroom Assistant


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When

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

Where

6031 SE King RDMilwaukie, OR 97222


About

Program Description:

Ready, Set, Go! is a kindergarten readiness/parenting education program serving families in the North Clackamas school district. The program meets three times a week (Tues-Thurs) at the Wichita Center for Family and Community and twice a week (Mon and Wed) at Bilquist Elementary School. The program provides play-based parent-child interaction groups for parents and children ages 3-5, as well as a parenting class and physical activities for children.

Position Description:

Seeking energetic, enthusiastic, bilingual volunteers to assist with an hour of physical activities with children. Volunteers will play with and supervise children. A positive attitude, patience, and enthusiasm for working with children is key. As consistency is important for small children, volunteers who can be there once or twice a week are preferred.


Days/Hours for position:

12-1pm Mon-Thurs. Consistent availability on only one or two of these days is expected.

Start date: Flexible, preferably middle of October


Minimum Commitment:

4-6 month commitment


Required Education/Skills:

  • Bi-lingual (English-Spanish preferred)

  • Desire and ability to work with children and families and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting

  • Commitment to serving students and families with diverse abilities and needs

  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality

  • Commitment to the goals of Metropolitan Family Service


Desired Volunteer Characteristics/Qualities:

  • Experience working with preschool-aged children

  • Experience with positive discipline or willingness to learn

  • A cooperative manner and the ability to work effectively within a team-dependent environment

  • Experience volunteering or working in education, recreation or social services program

Benefits:

  • Gain experience working in early childhood education and with a non-profit agency.

  • Help to make communities stronger by becoming a positive adult role model for children.

  • Fun!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • General Education
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 4-6 months, 3-4 hours a week

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