Would you like to make a difference in the lives of special needs children and adults? Easter Seals Iowa is seeking volunteers to lead groups of clients in acting classes. Clients are either participants in Easter Seals' Life Club, a day habilitation program that focuses on providing activities and social outlets to improve life skills and increase independence, or our camp programs. Available class times are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. - 2 p.m for Life Club; two weekends a month for respite camp, or Monday through Friday for day camp and resident camp during the summer months. The acting instructor will have a practice area and stage for their use.
ABOUT LIFE CLUB:
The Easter Seals Iowa adult day habilitation program Life Club takes place on site at Camp Sunnyside as well as in the Des Moines community. The program provides training in skills such as socialization, communication, problem solving, creative thinking, peer relationships and more. Life Club clients make friends, get out to see different community attractions, and choose and lead activities they enjoy.
ABOUT CAMP SUNNYSIDE:Children and adults with and without disabilities enjoy all Easter Seals Iowa Camp Sunnyside has to offer including canoeing, an animal farm, horseback riding, archery, nature trails, the Variety Club Rec Center, an accessible indoor pool and the Meredith Tree House.
Easter Seals Iowa provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
- People Skills
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- At the volunteer's discretion