Infant & Toddler Childcare Assistant (Family Literacy Program)

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Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

  • 18 people are interested
IRIS Mommy & Me
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Volunteers must have an energetic and nurturing disposition. Enjoy spending time with babies and toddlers. Basic understanding of child development, child safety, and activities. Ability to speak slowly and clearly in short, simple phrases. Cultural sensitivity and cross-cultural skills are a plus, or the desire to learn. Volunteers will work together as a team to supervise and monitor safety of babies and toddlers while their moms are attending an English class nearby. Help toddlers get accustomed to being away from their mothers and interacting with others. Provide a language-rich environment and engage in age-appropriate activities. Volunteer must commit to coming in at minimum two days each week, Monday to Thursday 9:30-12

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Children & Youth Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees


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185 Cold Spring StreetNew Haven, CT 06511



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • General Education


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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