Volunteer Children's Room Attendant Needed!


(29.748459,-95.47229)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1717 Saint James PlaceSuite 450Houston, TX 77056


About

Tahirih Justice Center hosts a weekly counseling session for our courageous immigrant women and girl clients. Our organization would need two volunteers during these sessions. Sessions are on Tuesdays from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

Duties

  • Welcome all visitors to the children's room and offer supervision of free play/art time during counseling session nearby.
  • Engage with our client children as they participate in projects, offer instruction and assistance, ensure their needs are met
  • Ensure child safety and trauma-informed play
  • Maintain Children's Room cleanliness and stock materials (markers, sharpen pencils, print age appropriate coloring pages).
  • Inform Volunteer Coordinator or Operations Associate if child safety or space needs repair.

Training

Volunteers will be trained in trauma-informed care, best practices in age appropriate free play, how to speak to immigrant children, and cleanliness standards.

Qualifications

  • Individual who loves working with children and their families.
  • Passion for early childhood education and art
  • The ability to speak both Spanish and English
  • Age 18 and older
  • Outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic, patient, and flexible
  • Availability every Tuesdays from 9:30am to 12:00 noon.

To apply, please fill out our general volunteer form at Volunteer at Tahirih Justice Center. A manditory 3 hour training is required for all new volunteers. This training will encompass trauma-informed care, developmental stages in children, and an overall view of our organization. For questions about this volunteer posting, please contact Piyu Sen, Volunteer Coordinator, at PiyuS@tahirih.org or (832)371-6964.

Skills

  • Child Care
  • Immigration Law
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Spanish
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hours weekly, minumum 2-3 shifts every month.
  • Previous experience with high energy children, calming nature, creative

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