Children's Program Assistant


(34.152073,-118.245445)
 

Cause Areas

When

Wed Mar 21, 2018 09:50 AM - Wed May 23, 2018 11:30 AM

Where

735 E. Lexington DriveGlendale, CA 91206

About

We currently are in need of a volunteer to assist our Child Advocate in our Children’s Program.. The volunteer shift would be every Wednesday morning from 9:50-11:30 am, working with primarily babies and toddlers.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

* Provide childcare and/or therapeutic creativity workshops with children while moms are attending groups, counseling sessions, or meeting with case managers.

* Be consistent and on time. (remaining consistent will help the children develop trust and build healthy relationships)

*Support and listen openly to what the child has to say (Support and listening to each child’s concerns and needs will help develop rapport between child/volunteer /child advocate)

*Have patience with children ranging from 7 months -8 years old. (Patience is a very important action in the children’s program , Distress is something children pick up on very easily and may act out, misbehave or mimic the behavior if volunteer is constantly in a state of distress)

* Help with feeding children ( Children are fed a snack and drink every time they enter the center)

*Can redirect & handle children if they see a child is misbehaving /acting out

*Take initiative if I am busy taking care of other children

*Help children with arts & crafts

LIVESCAN AND TB TEST MUST BE COMPLETED!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9-50-11:30 once a week
  • TB test

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