The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
The Volunteer Leader will provide structured, consistent activities for middle and high school aged children living in the Family Residence Center. The Leader will develop, plan and implement enrichment age appropriate activities.
Duties and Responsibilities: - Utilize private and community resources for the benefit of the children - Develop scheduled, planned activities on a daily basis for the children - Be a role model of exemplary behavior for the children - Incorporate appropriate curriculum and recreational activities that enhances each child's experience and teaches social and leisure skills - Maintain daily attendance for all activities - Communicate regularly with other staff regarding children's issues - Demonstrate flexibility in work schedule to ensure the program needs are being met - Successfully complete required training courses - Adhere to all policies of Metropolitan Ministries
Experience: - High School Diploma - Extensive exposure to childcare programs - 40 hr childcare training and/or CDA - Knowledgeable of first aid procedures - Well organized and detail-oriented - Microsoft Office Suite proficient - Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills - Strong oral and written communication skills - Able to work with volunteers - Able to work as a team member in cooperation with entire Education and Family Care Services - Available any day Monday-Friday from 5:00pm-8:00pm