Children's Program Coordinator Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Greater HartfordManchester, CT 06040


Initiative: Thrive

Impact Area: Children and youth (age 0-4)

Locations: Manchester

Hours: Saturday mornings and afternoons

Duration: Seasonal, 8-week sessions during the spring

Desired level of commitment: Full 8-week session plus coordination prior to session

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:

* Assist the Coordinator in oversight of classes for the BrightStart workshop
* Assist with tracking workers and class coverage
* Make calls or send emails
* Assist the Coordinator in working with volunteers to cover each classroom with a head teacher and staff, and assist the supervision of children's workers
* Work together with workshop coordinator to determine the size and number of classes to offer each session
* Assist with overseeing classroom supplies and order materials as needed
* Assist with supervision during set-up and take down of classes
* Interact with families

In order to volunteer you should be:
* A registered Urban Alliance volunteer (you will have the chance to if you haven't already)
* Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
* Willing to attend an orientation and submit a BHF volunteer orientation
* Able to use Google Documents for scheduling
* Available during fall season
* Responsible
* Friendly
* Organized
* Patient
* Honest
* Extremely dependable

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.


  • Child Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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