Pre-Teen/Tween Childcare Volunteer/Lead (Ages 10-13) - Bellevue

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Gender Diversity

  • 6 people are interested

This role is responsible for managing the childcare and engagement of the older kids (10-13) during the Lynnwood monthly groups.

The role requires the volunteer to do the following during the group meeting:

  • Welcome the youth and families when they arrive and check them into the group.
  • Lead the opening group circle & discussion.
  • Start off discussion group by explaining who we are and the group guidelines at the beginning of each group.
  • Lead discussions and activities with Tweens.
  • Respond to youth needs throughout the meeting / discussion to create a safe and empowering space for all participants.
  • Engage youth in positive ways to help them connect with other youth and have a fun and empowering experience.
  • Participate in short post group debrief sessions to identify what works well and areas for improvement to help with planning for the next month
  • Lead and assist with new volunteer training/orientation
  • Attend Volunteer Committee meetings & communicate regularly with Volunteer Coordinator about needs, ideas, and observations.
  • Help document processes & best practices for group manual.

Experience and skills needed:

  • Experience leading group discussions preferred
  • Knowledge of medical and surgical transition options, and aspects of trans and gender-diverse youth experiences to inform facilitation of tween discussions.
  • Can create safe space for Youth. Has healthy boundaries and knows when it’s helpful to share personal experience and when to leave the space open to youth discussion.
  • Requires strong people skills with ability to communicate in positive manner to youth & parents.
  • Experience working with youth preferred but not required.
  • Ability to role model positive support and interactions with youth.
  • Ability to create positive and supportive environment for all gender expressions & identities.
  • Ability to create a safe, fun and empowering space for youth and families.
  • Background check required.

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Gender Diversity Monthly GroupsBellevue, WA 98008



  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Youth Services
  • Social Work




  • Background Check
  • 6-10 hrs (at least 3 hrs on one Sunday) per month

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