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Cause Areas

When

Tue May 22, 2018, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Where

TBDLakewood, CA 90713

About

"Make Reading Your Super Power" Family Fun Day is a literacy focused, community event intended to engage families in opportunities to further develop their skills related to interacting with their young children through play. This event will encourage families and children to participate in interactive, developmentally appropriate, and fun activities that promote language development, fine motor skills, and scientific thinking. This event will also include 10 community organizations as part of a resource fair for attendees to learn more about the resources available in their community.

Volunteers for this event should feel comfortable engaging with culturally and linguistically diverse families and their children (ages birth - 5) and should be willing to participate in messy arts and crafts activities throughout the event. We will require assistance with the following tasks throughout the duration of the event:

  • Set-Up
    • Organize food and drinks
    • Help community organizations unload and set up resource fair tables
    • Set up tables and chairs for the event
    • Set up hands-on activities
  • Activities
    • Help children make super slime (cornstarch, water & kool-aid powder)
    • Decorate capes and masks (using stick on letters and fabric markers)
    • Draw self-portraits (using crayons, markers, glue, and fabric)
  • General event
    • Help attendees sign in to the event
    • Facilitate the completion of a survey using provided tablets
    • Guide families to activities, resources, food, and bathrooms (as needed) and answer questions that arise
  • Clean-Up
    • Help organizations pack up materials and load their cars
    • Wipe down tables with wipes
    • Take down tables and stack chairs
    • Clean up floor (sweep, vacuum, wipe up stains)

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Spanish
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours
  • Ability to interact comfortably with parents and preschool age children, good mobility,

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