Special needs Teen aged group assistant volunteer Saturday afternoons Denton, TX.
6 people are interested
The Special Needs Group Assistant Volunteer is for an assistant for our Allstars social skills group. http://www.unitedthroughhope.org/allstars.aspx
This position is for the duration of the program selected (normally program runs for 8 Saturdays in a row). This position will be working directly with our special needs clientele (grades 6 th-12th) and are expected to redirect our clientele to keep them engaged & this could require modeling, one on one teaching, hand over hand assistance, etc.
The volunteer will be present at our site at least 3.5 hours per week (2-5:30pm) plus will need to be willing to read their emails to be prepared for the group lesson each week. Volunteers who succeed in this position are reliable, punctual, enjoy children & have an even temperament, and great communication. This position is for those individuals who are good at taking initiative and thinking ahead.
Training in disabilities and the program will be provided. Due to the nature of our clientele, a resume and a volunteer form will be required to be completed for this position as well as an observation at our site during the program will be required before a commitment can be made. This position can be a volunteer position or used for class credit, practicum, or internship.
About United Through HOPE
503 Bolivar St, Denton, TX 76201, US
United Through H.O.P.E.'s mission is to assist children and adults with social challenges to gain the social skills and leadership skills they need to become successful at home, school, and within their careers.
United Through H.O.P.E., Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization started in 2012. Both Denton and Frisco locations are in renovated homes which highlight our emphasis on a naturalistic atmosphere where real life, naturalistic opportunities can unfold.
The staff at United Through H.O.P.E., Inc. strongly believes that no one raises their self, rather it takes a community of interested, imaginative, caring, and hopeful individuals to reach one's fullest potential.
All of our programs are designed to foster self-confidence, self-esteem, and a sense of belonging and empowerment.
All of our programs are meant to be fun and age and/or developmentally appropriate. As learning is supposed to be engaging.
Each of our programs are meant to be non-exclusionary so anyone can participate. To be in our programs you do NOT have to be diagnosed, just have a social need. We practice inclusion so those with an identified issue or disability (such as AD/HD, Aspergers, autism, LD, intellectual or physical disability, anxiety, selective mutism, being bullied, feel left out, etc.) can participate fully.
All of our programs are mixed age, gender, race, grade, challenges, etc. to foster tolerance, acceptance, guidance, leadership, awareness, and empathy.
We'll work with your schedule.
503 Bolivar St.Denton, TX 76201
- Child Development
- Special Needs
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 3.5 hours per week for 8 weeks