Children's Activity Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

PO Box 40115St. PaulSaint Paul, MN 55104

About

Job Title:Children’s Activities Volunteer

Reports to: In-house Advocate

Position Description

Volunteers will plan and coordinate regular activities for children in the Refugio (shelter). This may include field trips, educational activities, crafts, etc.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Planning and engaging in activities with children (activities may include mothers and other residents when appropriate)
  • Providing supportive listening to children at the Refugio
  • Tutoring
  • Providing childcare and activities during women’s support group
  • Maintaining children’s materials, including playroom and educational activities, and rotating toys and activities regularly depending on ages of interest of children in the Refugio

Training Provided

15 hours training required regarding:

  • Organization history and orientation
  • Refugio Operations - Advocacy & Confidentiality
  • Domestic Violence
  • Planning and leading activities in the Refugio

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to Casa de Esperanza’s mission, philosophy, and code of ethics
  • Ability to relate to people of diverse cultures, sexual orientations, income levels, ages and abilities
  • Knowledge and ability to use computers and other resources is preferred
  • Experience working in/with the Latin@ community encouraged.
    • Bilingual in spoken Spanish and English required.

Time Commitment and Hours Preferred

  • Available 2-6 hours per week, preferably evenings during the week and weekends
  • 6 months minimum commitment

Working Conditions

Casa de Esperanza strives for a fully inclusive work environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are offered to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.

Inquiries and applications

Irene Ochoa

Senior Advocate

651-772-1723 or iochoa@casadeesperanza.org

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Available 2-6 hours per week, preferably evenings.
  • 6 months minimum commitment.

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