Have fun babysitting while enabling a low-income mom to attend higher ed classes!

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SITTERS WITHOUT BORDERS INC

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SWOB

Volunteer with Sitters Without Borders, a one-of-a-kind non-profit organization, to provide child care for a parent- a single mom or immigrant mom- while she is in college classes. Have fun with a child while helping a mom reach her educational and financial goals to escape the cycle of poverty!

Whether you are a college student, working professional, retired, etc., we welcome all walks of life and a variety of formal and informal childcare experience. We will work around your preferences and availability, to match you with a family that is right for you and fits your schedule.

Please check out our website to get more information and apply: www.sitterswithoutborders.com/volunteer/. We interview and training volunteers year round!

Must be 18 years of age or older and have graduated high school. We are especially looking for volunteers with daytime availability and/or who have worked with infants before.

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About SITTERS WITHOUT BORDERS INC

Location:

25 PALMER ST, ARLINGTON, MA 02474, US

Mission Statement

Sitters Without Borders is a non-profit that offers free babysitting services for parents of low-income families that are returning to college.

Description

Sitters Without Borders, Inc. (SWOB) is a first of it’s kind non-profit organization which offers free babysitting sessions to low-income families in which at least one parent is attending college. SWOB provides support throughout Metro Boston with the help of local volunteers who believe that it takes a village to raise a child, while encouraging parents to pursue a higher education.

The sitters volunteering with Sitters Without Borders are frequently enthusiastic college students themselves who understand the amount of time and work that goes into succeeding in college, and value the importance of child care service to parents in school. These volunteers are carefully selected based on their experience with children, dedication to volunteer work and professional credentials. They are thoroughly interviewed, trained, CPR and First Aid certified. They are also reviewed for a clean background check and great references. Each sitter has a profile which is available for parents to view upon confirming a sitter for their family.

The families selected to receive babysitting services are also carefully verified to match our target group. In addition to meeting the basic eligibility requirements for babysitting services, families are interviewed in person and have their homes checked for safety requirements before a sitter comes to their house.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Varies- match dependentBoston, MA 02210

(42.35173,-71.04086)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Adult Education
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week

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