Looking to give back or help your community grow? 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 many family shelters state-wide including locations in Indian Orchard, Springfield, Holyoke, and Northampton. A commitment of 2 hours a week for at least 6 months (students: 1 FULL semester minimum) and formal training are required. This is an unpaid opportunity to give back.
YOU CAN APPLY TODAY! To find out more, view other training dates, call 413-532-0467 or apply at horizonschildren.org/application/. Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.
Next Training Sessions:
Saturday May 19th 10am-1pm Shriner's Hospital in Springfield
Saturday June 23rd 10am-1pm Holyoke Public Library
- Child Welfare
- Child Development
- Literacy / Reading
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 2 consecutive hours per week same day and time
- 16/17 year old must have 18+ parent/guardian volunteer with them