Sit with a Child in the Hospital- El Paso Area

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Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

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Hospital Sitting Volunteer

Are you attentive, empathetic, and engaged? Are you looking to volunteer with children? If so, we have a great opportunity for you!

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is looking for volunteers to sit with children while they are in the hospital. Children and youth who are in foster care and are hospitalized, must be under adult supervision at all times. Our children in the hospital need a caring adult like you to keep them company, comfort them, read to them, or help them eat.

This is a great opportunity for retired medical professionals, first responders, teachers, or anyone who loves nurturing children.

All volunteers are required to complete a background check, attend orientation, and complete online trainings.

For more information, please reach out to the Volunteer Coordinator in your area.

http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/volunteer/local.asp#one

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About Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Location:

701 W. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78751, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services is to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by involving clients, families, and communities.

Description

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) works with communities to protect children, the elderly, and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It also works to protect the health and safety of children in daycare, as well as foster care and other types of 24-hour care. We do this through investigations, services and referrals, regulation, and prevention programs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater El Paso AreaEl Paso, TX 79901

(31.75974,-106.47887)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Patient Care
  • Social Work
  • Children Medical Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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