Children's Activities Aid


(38.045998,-97.342834)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

316 N. OakNewton, KS 67114

About

The purpose of Assignment:

  • You will be assisting Child Advocates in planned and participating in activities during a weekly support group.

  • Age groups

    • Cubs Club - infant to 4 years old

    • Treehouse Club- 5 years old to 11 years old

    • Teen Group - 12 years old - 17 years old

Tasks:

  • Assists Child Advocate in planning and setup of activity.

  • Assists Child Advocate in maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well-being and safety of the children in his/her care.

  • Exhibits a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children.

  • Participate in activities which may include physical games or sports, arts and crafts and other recreational pursuits.

  • Models appropriate behavior for the children, showing them how to treat other people with kindness and respect and how to play fair.

  • Assists children and Child Advocate in cleaning up activity area.

Training & Supervision:

  • Attends general volunteer orientation

  • Completes support group orientation which includes training on the location of supplies, and facility overview.

  • Supervision conducted by Child Advocates or designated staff

Time Commitment:

  • Support group is held each Thursday 6pm-8pm

Skills Requirements:

  • An ability to relate in a nonjudgmental manner with individuals and groups within a wide range of problem areas.

  • An ability to handle emergency situations.

  • An ability to maintain confidentiality. An ability to work without direct supervision and complete task in an efficient manner.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a criminal record check

Additional Information:

  • All required supplies will be provided.

Skills

  • Child Care
  • Child Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 Hours per week

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