Reading! Art & Crafts! Oh my! Volunteer with kiddos at Jeremiah Program!


Cause Areas

When

Tue Sep 18, 2018 06:00 PM - Tue Dec 04, 2018 08:00 PM

Where

1200 Paul Teresa SaldanaAustin, TX 78702
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About

Welcome to the Jeremiah Program!

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.

Position Description:

We are in need of volunteers who are interested in working with children ranging in ages from infant to pre-K in our onsite Child Development Center Monday and Tuesday evenings. Volunteers have the opportunity to work alongside other volunteers helping to engage children in activities such as reading, arts & crafts, and active play that promote their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Time Commitment:

  • September through December preferred

  • Volunteer for at least 2 shifts per month

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 12 years of age volunteering with a parent or guardian

  • Attend general one hour volunteer orientation with Volunteer Coordinator

  • Pass a background check

  • Love working with children. Childcare or education experience a plus!

If you are interested in volunteering with us please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Jessica Van Roekel at jvanroekel@jeremiahprogram.org to set up an orientation.

For more volunteer opportunities please visit our website:https://jeremiahprogram.org/austin/volunteer/

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 month commitment, two shifts per month

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