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YWCA OF KALAMAZOO

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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VOLUNTEER POSITION: Infant-Baby Room Support

YWCA Children’s Center Infant Room - Main Site

POSITION HOURS: Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm - Flexible

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Support staff by caring for infants and babies during play, feeding/meals and

Naptime. Implement the YWCA’s mission to: Eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must be 18 years of age, or
  2. Must be at least 17 years of age, and in vocational for Early Education
  3. Enjoy working with infants and babies
  4. Willingness to hold, rock, and sing to infants and babies
  5. Demonstrated ability to work with people/children of diverse backgrounds
  6. Calm Demeanor
  7. Patience
  8. Empathy
  9. Knowledge handling and feeding infants and babies
  10. TB test if necessary
  11. Fingerprint if necessary

Statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide assistance to staff as needed
  2. Rock infants and babies
  3. Feed infants and babies (bottles/meals)
  4. Reading, and engaging and age-appropriate activities
  5. Assist staff with sanitation and clean-up
  6. Safeguard confidential information gained as a result of the volunteer position
  7. No diaper duty

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Tour Children’s Center/Infant Room
  2. Children’s Center Orientation
  3. Review Volunteer Orientation, handbook, and job description

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About YWCA OF KALAMAZOO

Location:

353 E. Michigan Avenue, 1155 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, US

Mission Statement

YWCA Kalamazoo is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

Description

YWCA Kalamazoo

YWCA Kalamazoo serves as a primary resource for economic, gender, and racial justice for all women and girls in Kalamazoo. We have been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years- from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform.

Today we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice, civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

353 E. Michigan AvenueKalamazooKalamazoo, MI 49007

(42.29311,-85.57962)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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