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Teamchildren

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Our Teens
Every year hundreds of teens volunteer and make a difference, join our team.

We are looking for a few great people that have extraordinary

excel skills,
social media skills
great writing media relations -Pr Skills
data management skills
audio visual Adobe Premiere Skills

High Touch to High Tech we need dependable and talented volunteers to help with fundraising, social media, and email marketing. This opportunity is a great opportunity for someone with amazing communication skills.

About Team Children:

Robert Toporek is the founder of TeamChildren, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, certified Rolf
practitioner and author of the book "Hands-on Parenting" and decorated Vietnam veteran. Robert has
dedicated his life to advancing the physical, academic, economic, and social future of children
through the early childhood education, Rolfing, and technology.

It all started in 1966 when Robert was the noncommissioned officer in charge of the 2 nd Battalion, 173 rd
Airborne brigade civil affairs program. He led a team of wounded soldiers. Together, they built 3 schools,
a playground, a boy scout lodge, a health center staffed by volunteer Army doctors and dentists. Robert
made sure that he took over 50 children to see the dentist per week and provided food for the local
orphanage regularly.

In 1975 Robert Toporek trained and certified as a Rolfing(r) Structural Integration practitioner and was
later appointed Dr. Rolf’s east coast business manager. He published a monograph and documentary
entitles " The Promise of Rolfing Babies and Children." (Search YouTube or Google)

In 1996 Robert began a project bringing the benefits of Rolfing and massage to the Philadelphia
Badlands, a neighborhood in North Philadelphia characterized by poverty and drug-related violence. The
project continues to this day as " Team Children - From High Tech to High Touch".

From High Tech to High Touch’s mission is to ensure that every family has the tools,
training, opportunity, and technology to transform their academic, economic, and social future. For the
past 20 + years Team Children has distributed over 20,000 low-cost refurbished computers and impacted the lives of over 80,000 children.

Robert has Rolfed over 300 families beginning as early as day one. Also, we have allowed young people to develop technology skills by volunteering with TeamChildren.

Robert created a model 21st century early learning program in a Hispanic charter school that has impacted the preschool and kindergarten education of over 800 low-income mostly Hispanic children.

He is also the author of www.handsonparenting.org

More opportunities with Teamchildren

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Teamchildren

Location:

960 Rittenhouse Rd, Audubon, PA 19403, US

Mission Statement

Our gola is to equip every family, school and organization the the tools, training and technology they need to ensure that every child has an equal opportunity to reach their maximum potential.

Our main initiatives are:

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Rolfing/massage for babies, children and families. Touch is an extraordinary tool to enhance a child’s growth and development and is critical in the beginning of life. Despite the common sense of it, the practice is far too uncommon.

We promote the benefits of massage for babies & children through our website www.newbabymassage.com We also have a free download Your Baby’s first massage.

We are video taping the benefits of Rolfing for babies and children as well. Our founder Robert Toporek studied directly with Dr Ida P Rolf the founder for over 4 years. He was and continues to be the project manager to document, and promote the benefits of Rolfing for babies, children and families. WWW.Mypostureperfect.com.We are beginning a new era of work in training and developing other practitioners...

Baby & Child Massage: To promote the book published by our founder Robert Toporek "The New Book of Baby & Child Massage". And to train parents in this powerfully effective hands on approach to raising their babies & children.

To literally End the Digital Divide. Our unique approach of providing computers to families in need gives everyone an opportunity to contribute and make a difference. We have now collected, refurbished and distributed over 10,000 low cost computers to families, schools and organizations throughout our region and around the world.


Our donors of equipment benefit because they know their donation is going to increase the brainpower of the next generation instead of clogging our landfills.


Our volunteer’s benefit by learning more than they ever dreamed about repairing computers and helping a small non profit make a huge difference. They do this by directly working with other volunteers as well as directly with our recipients.


Our financial donors benefit by seeing how sometimes just a little contribution can make a big difference.


Our recipients are asked to contribute financially because we believe in this program being a hand up not a hand out. They are also required to volunteer for a minimum of two hours this helps us help other families. We also require everyone to write both an initial letter requesting the computer and a follow up letter one month later that helps us document the difference we are making.

Project Playground. Though we successfully built a playground in one of the worst drug neighborhoods in North Philly the City ofPhiladelphia in its infinite wisdom tore it down. Our goal is to one day rebuild that playground.

Within each of these initiatives we need volunteers specific to each mission as well as administrative volunteers that can relate to our project as a whole instead of as a sum of the parts.

We need financial volunteers to administer our finances;

We need administrative volunteers that can manage the flow of paper work.

We need media, graphics, video and any other volunteers that just want to make a difference.

Description

We offer classes in Baby & Child Massage.

We collect,repair and distribute used computers to economically challenged families.To date we have found homes for over 10,000 refurbished computers.

We have built a playground in one of the regions worst drug infested areas and are expanding our efforts to transform this neighborhood.

We are woking on bringing the latest technology on brain development into every home.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

960 Rittenhouse RdAudubon, PA 19403

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 to 20 hours weekly
  • Open heart, being coachable, want to make a worldwide difference with babies and children

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