Make a difference in kids' lives with Kids' Connection Corner!


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When

Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:00 AM - Sun Jun 25, 2017 02:00 PM

Where

1430 Main StWaltham, MA 02451

About

Program Summary:

The JF&CS Kids’ Connection Corner (KCC) respite program provides a fun, recreational, family support program for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families.

Position Summary:

The program provides opportunities for socialization, life skills development, and creative activities for youth while giving family members much-needed time to themselves.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitate meaningful conversations with families and caregivers
  • Work creatively as part of a team with staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Support fun, recreation, and therapeutic activities
  • Encourage socialization
  • Act as supporting role to Connector Staff during sessions, and during parent/caregiver events
  • Provide emotional and social support to participants
  • Provide consistent care according to suggestions and recommendations given by the participant’s parents or caregivers with reference to his/her health and emotional well-being
  • Respect and appreciate the cultural background, and identity of participants

Maintain and promote the cooperative, harmonious, teamwork environment JF&CS strives to foster. For more information and to apply, feel free to go to http://www.jfcsboston.org/ then click on the Volunteer tab, and complete the General Application Form noting that you are interested in this opportunity. We can't wait to hear from you!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Family Therapy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • KCC is a weekly, half-year program
  • High School diploma

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