Volunteers Special Ed. Young Adult program – Dover, NH


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 27, 2018 04:00 PM - Mon Jun 17, 2019 06:00 PM

Where

218 Central Avedover, NH 03820
David and Erin 2.0

About

Our Mission

To provide an accepting environment for young people living with a disability to make friends and engage with the community.

2.0 Leader for Young Adult program - Dover, NH

We are looking for Club volunteers for our Dover location. This is a fun role and requires some paperwork, communications, and interest to work with a fun group of individuals with varying abilities.

The volunteer will help with activities and interact with club members from age 21+. Some examples might be helping pass out items, playing games or making items. This person will work with the Club Leaders to ensure programs run accordingly.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with individuals living with different needs or disabilities (ideal but not required)
  • Interest in helping others
  • Ability to be self-directed, motivated and an independent problem solver
  • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with individuals living with a disability and their families
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in group setting
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Google applications (Gmail, Google Docs) preferred
  • Willingness to have a background check conducted

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with club leader to help with various activities
  • Managing necessary forms (release of liability, contact info, etc.)
  • Oversight of activities for member meetings
  • Willingness to commit to 2 evening meetings a month
  • Organizing assistance as required by site leader

Estimated Time Commitment: 2hrs a week about 2 times a month to supervise activities. Additional time may be required to support the Club Leader. Groups meet every other Tuesday at the First Parish Church in Dover, NH.

Skills

  • Special Needs
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Theater Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2hrs a week, 2-3 times a month
  • 3-5hrs a month total to communicate with parents, staff, members, and plan

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