Volunteers will interact with children, grades K-8. Volunteers will actively participate in games with the children on school playgrounds during recess, modeling safe, healthy, and happy play!
Key Responsibilities: engage in games with kids modeling positive play; model positve language and play for children to use with one another EX. "nice job, good try"; assist in resolving differences with postive play and language EX "let's do rock, paper, scissor"; move around play areas and be involved with kids, playing during recess period; and, encourage fun, safe, and postivie play during recess, grades 1st through 8th.
Skills and Qualifications: volunteers will agree to and pass a background check; attend and participate in Playworks training; comfortable around and enjoy interactive play with children, grades 1st through 8th; supportive and able to model and reinforce Playworks principles of postivie play and language; patient and focused on children during recess time; flexible, self-motivated, responsible, organized, adaptable, excellent communication and leadership skills.
- Child Development
- Child Care
- People Skills
Good Match For
Kids People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- M-F, 1/ 3 days per week, 3 hours/day midday
- Participate in Playworks Training, support Playworks principles.