Volunteer Yoga/Mindfulness Assistant


Cause Areas


Thu Mar 23, 2017 03:45 PM - Thu Jun 01, 2017 05:15 PM


23 N Ashland St.Worcester, MA 01609


Ivy Child International (Ivy Child) is seeking a committed volunteer for our 10-Week After-School Program at the Elm Park Community School, in partnership with the Worcester Police Department. The program will consist of a yoga and mindfulness class and tutoring/homework time as part of the school's requirement. The volunteer will assist our lead instructor in the yoga/mindfulness class portion of the program. Duties will include: carrying and setting up yoga mats, bathroom attendance, class participation with students, taking/recording attendance, general classroom management support, some teaching assistance, etc. The volunteer is expected to arrive on site by 3:45 pm each week and must have reliable transportation.

Preferred: Able to commit to all 10 classes (5 at a minimum), experience working with at-risk children, personal practice of mindfulness.

Program Info

Start Date: March 23, 2017

Duration: March 23 - June 1, 2017 (10 classes)

Location: Elm Park Community School (23 N Ashland St, Worcester, MA 01609)

Time: 3:45pm (setup) - 5:30pm (clean up)

Participant Info: 25, 5th and 6th Grade students

Class Dates (Thursdays):

  • March 23, 30
  • April 6, 13, 27
  • May 4, 11, 18, 25
  • June 1

All volunteers will need to be CORIed prior to the start date. Please include your resume and 3 references (name, title, organization, phone, email).


  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm on Thursdays as specified.
  • Reliable transportation

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