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Anchor Center for Blind Children

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Purpose/Objective: Provide care for siblings, social-emotional growth opportunities and play-based educational activities for siblings (including infants) of Anchor Center infants and toddlers while their parents are in class with their child who is visually impaired. Activities may include arts and crafts, sensory activities, gross motor play, story time, cooking, and social activities.

Infant program 12pm-1:30pm

Toddler program 9:30am-11am

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Greet siblings and their parents as they arrive
  • Engage children in age appropriate activities and play
  • Supervise children during snack
  • Notify staff if ever a child needs to go to bathroom, diaper change or gets hurt
  • Help prepare activities before session and clean up after session

Training/Support: Orientation and on the job training by Anchor Center program staff; a staff person will always be present with the volunteer. A policy handbook will be provided to all volunteers and questions are encouraged.

Qualifications Sought:

  • Has experience and feels comfortable with children ages 0 to 5 years (experience in an educational setting a plus)
  • Patient and flexible; reliable in keeping commitments
  • Ability to follow directions and work with others
  • No problems lifting small children

1 Shift

  • 08:45 AM to 01:45 PM
    Need consistent volunteers for Mondays and or Wednesdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Anchor Center for Blind Children

Location:

2550 Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80238, US

Mission Statement

Anchor Center for Blind Children teaches visually impaired infants, young children and their families, providing hope and a nurturing environment where children reach their highest potential.

Description

Anchor Center for Blind Children was founded in 1982 in Denver Colorado and has become nationally recognized as a leader in developmental, educational and support services for young visually impaired children (newborn through age 5) and their families. Our mission is to provide hope and a nurturing environment where children reach their highest potential.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

2550 Roslyn StreetDenver, CO 80238

(39.75448,-104.89988)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment: Monday and Wednesdays 8:45am-1:45pm

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