7 people are interested
Refugee Resettlement Volunteers: Childcare
7 people are interested
PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ORANGE THE "I WANT TO HELP" BUTTON! Instead, the first step for prospective volunteers is to complete DARA's Volunteer Application, which you can find at https://www.daract.org/get-involved. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ORANGE THE "I WANT TO HELP" BUTTON.
Childcare Team volunteers accomplish a variety of tasks, but our greatest need is usually for babysitting. Task include:
- Coordinating with other teams to arrange donations of developmentally appropriate toys and books*
- Coordinating childcare with other teams*
- Scheduling volunteers for babysitting*
- Coordinating with the Donations Team Leader to procure car safety seats and:
- Arranging for correct installation
- Ensuring that parents are trained to correctly install seats as needed
- Arranging playdates and outings*
The first step for prospective volunteers is to complete DARA's Volunteer Application, which you can find at https://www.daract.org/get-involved. We look forward to receiving your application, and thank you!
DARA's COVID-19 Policy
The health and safety of DARA's volunteers, clients, and community is our highest priority. DARA follows the guidance of science experts and requires all volunteers and clients to comply with pandemic protocols by social distancing, wearing masks, proper handwashing, and sanitizing high-contact surfaces. We require any volunteer who feels ill for any reason to immediately notify their team leader and avoid in-person volunteer duties until cleared to return. Returning to regular resettlement activities in the future depends on the cooperation of everyone involved in DARA. Thank you for doing your part to help us overcome this pandemic.
DARA is committed to providing an environment that is safe, friendly, nondiscriminatory, and inclusive. DARA welcomes and values everyone regardless of race, color, culture, religion, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or economic resources.
About Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)
PO BOX 1090, REDDING CTR, CT 06875, US
Danbury Area Refugee Assistance (DARA) is a nonprofit organization that resettles refugee families, providing advocacy and support as they work toward self-sufficiency to become productive members of our community.
DARA works in the Greater Danbury, Connecticut area to resettle refugee families in our community. In partnership with IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services), DARA cosponsors and assists refugee families while they acclimate to a new life in America.
This commitment is DARA's way of investing in the health, safety and well-being of people who have endured violence, intolerance, and upheaval the likes of which most of us will never experience.
variousDanbury, CT 06810
September 18, 2021
- Child Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Volunteers should be reliable, organized, flexible, patient, culturally sensitive, compassionate, and able to maintain personal boundaries.