As the Childcare Volunteer you will provide appropriate, safe childcare services for refugee women. Duties will include assisting with childcare both at the Refugee Focus office and off-site for field trips and health classes, as well as developing and using age-appropriate curriculum for children age 0-5.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist in providing a safe and caring environment for refugee children ages 0-5
- Play games, teach colors and letters and numbers
- Assist the other refugee women childcare providers
Applicants should be comfortable working with children age 0-5 and communicating with people with limited English skills.
All work will be completed in the childcare room at the refugee office in a child-friendly environment.Clearances Required & Training
This role requires a fingerprint clearance card. The volunteer is responsible for the cost of the fingerprint clearance card ($65). All LSS-SW volunteers are required to attend a volunteer orientation and complete a central registry background check (free).
Location and Timeframe
Volunteers will serve at Refugee & Immigration Services office in Central Phoenix - 3443 N. Central Ave, North Rotunda, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Volunteers needed Tuesdays-Thursdays from 10am to 1pm.
If you are interested in this role please fill out our online application so that a staff member can give you a call with more details, answer any questions you have, and make sure it is a good fit for you or your group: http://bttr.im/vhj24
- Child Development
- Child Care
- People Skills
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Cross-cultural Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers should commit for 3-6 months.
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