School Recess Volunteer


Cause Areas


Wed Feb 01, 2017 - Wed May 31, 2017


Emerson Elementary School915 E. Palm Lane Phoenix 85006Phoenix, AZ 85006


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.

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