Volunteers needed to engage Homeless children in play


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

N/A multiple locationsSpringfield/Holyoke/Greenfield/Pittsfield, MA 01089


About

CAN YOU SPARE 2 HOURS TO PLAY WITH A HOMELESS CHILD?

Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Western MA.

Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing quality play and opportunities for early education. Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace in one of more than 100 family shelters state-wide including Greenfield, Amherst, Holyoke, Springfield, and 3 locations in Pittsfield. A commitment of 2 hours a week for at least *6 months (*students: 1 FULL semester minimum) and formal training are required.

Upcoming volunteer training:
Saturday, January 28, 2017
10 AM - 1 PM
Location: TBA

To find out more, view other training dates, call 413-532-0467 or apply at horizonschildren.org/palapplication/. Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Special Needs
  • Music Therapy
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours weekly (same day & time) for at least 6 mo
  • available 1 evening per wk on Mon. Tues. Wed. or Thurs.
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