After School Program Support

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IHS, Institute for Human Services, Inc.

  • 4 people are interested

Kahauiki Village - off of Nimitz Highway between Keehi Lagoon Park and Sand Island

  • Monday, Thursday, and Friday at 2:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday's 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Volunteer Role:

  • Assist the Children's Program Manager with engaging our children in interactive games and enrichment activities as well as assisting and following-up with projects and homework assigned to the child.
  • Volunteers work may include working one on one with, as well as being able to supervise, manage, plan & implement project-based activities for children all ages.

Additional Requests / Commitment:

  • Volunteers must guide and interact with children’s behavior using positive, consistent, developmentally and appropriate child guidance methods while helping them develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worth.
  • Volunteers will have to be patient and wait for children to show up during their volunteer shift.
  • Volunteers must have the ability to understand specific subjects for grades K-12 to assist children with homework after school.
  • Volunteers will also be willing to assist with infants-toddlers after school to allow for parents to work with their school-aged children to complete homework assignments.
  • Volunteers must commit to a minimum of a full semester (preferably thru the academic year) in order to allow for consistency of helping our children develop academic and personal skills that help them through the toughest time of their lives.
  • Great opportunity for community members interested in obtaining work in education, social work or behavioral health degrees.

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About IHS, Institute for Human Services, Inc.

Location:

546 Ka'aahi St., Honolulu, HI 96817, US

Mission Statement

To create and offer tailored housing solutions for those in crisis, and nuture homelessness people towards greater self-direction and responsibility.

Description

IHS is Oahu's first and largest 24-hour emergency walk-in shelter for men, women and families with children who are homeless.

In Fiscal Year 2008, IHS served over 2,800 unduplicated individuals with assistance including 1,582 individuals with emergency shelter services, 724 family individuals with rental assistance ans short-term case management, 86 individuals with Permanent Supportive Housing services, and an estimated 500 other individuals with meals, hygiene, information and referral services.

IHS provides emergency shelter for up to 200 men, 100 women and 25 families with children at its two shelter facilities located at 350 Sumner St (Men's facility) and 546 Ka'aahi St (Women and Families' facility). All individuals are provided with basic emergency shelter services (sleeping accommodations, meals, hygiene, laundry, storage, mail service). All adults are provided brief services by guest advocate staff. All families and requesting adults receive comprehensive case management services.

Through effective partnering IHS is able to offer a wide range of on-site services including family enrichment courses (TIFFE), substance abuse counseling (Hina Mauka), medical and dental care (Kalihi Palama Healthcare for the Homeless). This is only a partial list!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2325 North Nimitz HighwayHonolulu, HI 96819

(21.33029,-157.88751)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2+ hours a week depending on the availability of the volunteer.

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