Outdoor Preschool Classroom Aid at Cougar Mountain Park


Cause Areas

When

Thu Sep 21, 2017 08:30 AM - Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:30 AM

Where

18201 SE Cougar Mountain Dr(Red Town Trailhead)Renton, WA 98059

About

Do you want to make a difference in a child life? You can! We’re looking for volunteers to help out in the classroom at Cougar Mountain Wildland Park. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a supportive teaching team and help a child get joyfully muddy, be wildly creative and enjoy the childhood we all deserve - one full of play, adventure and wonder. Contact corbinmuck@TinyTrees.org to sign up.

As a Classroom Volunteer you will:

  • Support our teachers in an outdoor classes based in Carkeek Park to create an inviting and emotionally safe classroom.
  • Support the health, safety, and welfare of all children. This includes helping children stay warm and dry in poor weather, managing risk in an outdoor setting and addressing student conflict.
  • Interact with the public. This may include giving directions, explaining what outdoor preschool looks like, and highlighting resources or activities in the park.

You Are:

  • Excited to get dirty and laugh a lot while being outside in all types of weather.
  • Love children, equity in education, and the environment.
  • Tolerant of uncertainty and change.
  • Able to commit to at least two months of volunteering at one site on a regular scheduled day and time. More time is always welcome!

Shift Opportunities:

We need volunteers Monday through Friday either in the morning from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. An example commitment would be Fridays 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. from September through October.

We are especially eager to engage volunteers with backgrounds similar to those of the young people we serve. Multi-lingual and people of color encouraged to apply .

Volunteer! Contact Corbin Muck at corbin@tinytrees.org to get plugged in.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 3-4 hrs. per week

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