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Children Across America

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Are you passionate about helping underpriviledged children get the best education and healthcare possible? Put you skill set to work and help us give every child the tools they need to be the best they can be!

Children Across America is currently seeking volunteers to help underserved families sign their children up for Mass Health care. You can pick your hours and work in our office in Milford. If you have other hours available, we can accommodate you.

There also will be some light office work, answeran occasional talk, talk to anyone that stops in. You could have days, many days, without seeing anyone. We are open as a resource if someone has a problem.

Children Across America, a humanitarian organization, provides preventive healthcare and literacy programs for America's children with a focus on under-served children. Our vision is to empower families and children in low-income communities. Its unique programs are focused on improving children’s literacy skills and drive educational excellence while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A healthy mind needs a healthy body. We are a 501C3 non profit corporation registered in the State of Massachusetts and are completely volunteer.

Our organization partners with local healthcare advocates, pediatricians, hospitals, libraries and school systems to ensure children get the full benefit of its programs. If you have a passion to help Americas children succeed, be healthy and excel in their educational development, come help us grow!

To learn more, please visit ChildrenAcrossAmerica.org. You must live in the area we serve.

Key responsibilities:

Basic computer skills. You will ask questions of the parents and fill out the application for them and answer any questions they may have. Then print it, collect any documentation that is required and make copies, then have them sign the completed application. We mail the application in for them.

If you have the passion and commitment to be part of our team, please contact us. Check out our website www.childrenacrossamerica.org and follow us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/childrenacrossamerica/.

A child who reads becomes an adult who thinks. A strong mind needs a healthy body.

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About Children Across America

Location:

23 Pine Street, Milford, MA 01757, US

Mission Statement

Children Across America is a 501 (c)(3) (EIN 27-0355388), humanitarian organization. Children Across America provides literacy support and preventative healthcare to underserved children in the United States. Its vision is to empower families and children in low income communities. Its unique programs are focused on improving children’s educational excellence and health. The organization partners with local libraries, school systems healthcare advocates and hospitals to ensure children get the full benefit of its programs. We provide a free alternative program to underserved families with students in grades K-5, who can't afford a private tutor, or professional tutoring services such as Kaplan or Kumon.

Description

CAA has a combination of medical and educational programming.


Our main educational program is a literacy program for all children. We also focus on children K-5 grade that come from families that English is not their first language. Our Summer Reading and Math Club (Children's Book Club) and our Saturday Reading and Math club's goal is to raise the level of literacy in America's children. Our Math Clubs are to help develop children's basic math skills. We help all children but our main focus is the underserved population of America. Our signature program is our Summer Reading and Math Club, that runs from July through August and our Saturday Reading and Math Club, that runs each Saturday.

Our main medical program and focus of our medical programming is Health Promotion in motion. This is a immunization and preventative healthcare initiative focused on making sure every child in America is immunized per CDC guidelines and has healthcare coverage. We are a vendor for the State for Mass healthcare signps.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

23 Pine StMilford, MA 01757

(42.14196,-71.52002)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Pediatrics
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-6 hours per week
  • You need a CORI and SORI which we provide free of charge

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