Middle School Girls need Summer 2017 Program Assistants!


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Mon Jun 05, 2017 08:00 AM - Thu Jul 13, 2017 05:30 PM


1499 Julian StreetDenver, CO 80204


Inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold this summer as a Program Assistant Volunteer in Middle School Progrmas at Girls Inc. of Metro Denver! Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist with fun, interactive, pro-girl summer activities!
  • Help instructors prep class materials (create flip charts, get handouts ready, collect and organize paperwork, etc.)
  • Lead occasional warm up and ice breaker activities.
  • Work as a team with Girls Inc. instructors and other volunteers.
  • Attend field trips in the Denver community on our shuttles/vans. (Volunteers are occasionally asked to drive their own vehicles if they have one and meet at the field trip location. Mileage reimbursement is available.)
  • Engage with girls during unstructured time, initiate conversations and attend to emotional/social needs as they come up.
  • Manager behavior and classroom side conversations.
  • Help cultivate a safe environment for girls by addressing relational aggression and inspiring a culture of sisterhood.
  • Maintain a positive environment for all girls through discipline, classroom management and inclusiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Proactive, outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable.
  • Flexibility with leadership roles and down time, supportive help.
  • Willingness to jump in and take on leadership roles as needed.
  • Prepared to facilitate various activities in front of 6th and 7th graders.  Preferred but not required: o Experience working with Middle School aged girls o Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Able to regularly communicate by e-mail.
  • Able to interact positively with a variety of people with various cultural backgrounds and economic experiences.
  • Committed to our mission.
Time Commitment: A variety of options are available but we ask for a minimum of 
  • 1 full day per week or
  • 2 half days a week
Volunteers can choose from the following shifts options:
  • Morning Shift... 8:00am-1:30pm (5.5 hours)
  • Afternoon Shift... 12:00pm-5:30pm (5.5 hours)
  • All-Day Shift... 8:00am-5:30pm with a 1.5 hour break (8 hours)
Shifts are the same 1 or 2 days each week for all 7 weeks of summer programs. Programs run from Monday-Thursday. Applicants should be able to commit to the entire duration of summer programs from June 5 - July 13, 2017. We ask that if applicants are expecting more than 3 days of absences, or similarly cannot commit to the end of summer, to consider school-year volunteering instead. Orientation and Training: One full day of training is required prior to working with girls:
  • New Volunteer Orientation and Training + Inclusiveness Workshop: Saturday, June 3 rd from 8:45am-5pm
  • A light breakfast and full lunch will be provided; lunch is on site.
  • Thank you for understanding that we do not make exceptions to this being a required training. It is offered only three times a year (January, June and August), so be sure not to miss it!
To Apply: Submit an online volunteer application: http://www.girlsincdenver.org/volunteer-application.html and indicate that you are applying for the 'Middle School Program Assistant’ position in the dropdown menu.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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