Preschool Classroom Assistant (Yesler Terrace)

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Neighborhood House

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BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE
Neighborhood House helps diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence health and community building. In support of this mission, Neighborhood House is committed to providing quality early childhood education services to preschool children at several locations throughout King County.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in creating a safe learning environment reflecting the diverse backgrounds of the participating families
  • Provide general assistance to Lead Teacher by working with small groups or individual children needing extra help
  • Assist the teaching aide in ensuring classroom preparation and cleanliness
  • Participate in leading activities and supervising the class
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Desire and ability to work with children ages 3 - 5.
  • Willingness to commit to students and Lead Teacher. This involves consistency in showing up for scheduled classroom sessions.
  • Team player who is resourceful, proactive, and comfortable working with diverse populations. * Good listening and oral/written communication skills and a non-judgmental, positive, problem-solving attitude.
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening dated within the past calendar year.

TIMEFRAME
Monday - Thursday
  • 8a - 11:30p
  • 1p - 3p
  • 9a - 12p

Volunteers must be able to commit to a consistent, weekly shift within the timeframes listed above.

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About Neighborhood House

Location:

1225 S Weller St, Suite 510, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Neighborhood House is to help diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence, health, and community building.

Description

At the core of our mission is the alleviation of poverty in our community, especially the large public housing communities in Seattle and King County.

We want to lift children out of poverty. We want them to be healthy and ready to be successful in school and life. We want these children grow up in safe and supportive homes and neighborhoods.

We want to lift families out of poverty by creating opportunities for economic self-sufficiency and asset building.

We want seniors to live healthy, independent lives with respect and dignity, surrounded by friends and a supportive community.

We want to build strong and vibrant communities where everyone feels an attachment to their neighbors and neighborhood, where they work together to solve problems and celebrate their cultural diversity.

And finally, we want to create a greener, more sustainable community where low income families live in neighborhoods that are free of pollution and buffered from rising energy costs.

WHEN

Mon Sep 16, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM  

WHERE

Yesler Terrace Early Childhood CenterEpstein Opportunity Center120 Eighth AvenueSeattle, WA 98104

(47.60155,-122.33234)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Development
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to a consistent, weekly shift within the time frames listed above.

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