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United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona

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Have fun in classrooms while making a difference in the lives of children!

Summary of Assignment
: United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona is seeking assistants for our classrooms in the Early Learning Center. Our ELC is an educational program with an emergent curriculum for children from 6 weeks old to age 5. Our National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation and Quality First, 5-Star status means the children receive the best education for their ability level. In our inclusive classrooms, children with and without disabilities learn and grow, together.

Title: Classroom Aide

Responsibilities: The Early Learning Center has an infant room, a one-year-old room, a two-year-old room, a preschool room (ages 3-4), and a pre-k room (ages 4-5). Each room has unique needs, but in general volunteers will:

  • Provide an extra pair of eyes in the classroom
  • Engage with the children through reading, playing, or leading an activity
  • Pick up toys and clean them regularly
  • Assist the teachers with preparing children to play outside
  • Help clean up during and after snack time
  • Provide additional support to UCP teachers as needed

Your support in the classrooms means so much to the children in the Early Learning Center!

Training Requirements and Qualifications: UCP will walk through the requirements with volunteers and assist them in obtaining any necessary clearance. Classroom Aides must be eighteen years or older, successfully pass a background check, obtain a level one fingerprint clearance card, and pass a TB test.

Time commitment: Flexible. Many of the classrooms require the most help in the afternoons, from 11am onwards. The needs of each individual classroom will be discussed in person. You make your own schedule! UCP is open from 6am to about 6:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Supervisor: Katy Moon, Early Learning Center Program Director

Worksite location: UCP of Central AZ 1802 W. Parkside Lane Phoenix, AZ 85027

Interested candidates will kindly email UCP’s Volunteer Coordinator Alexis Ferri at aferri@ucpofcentralaz.org or call at 602-313-8827.

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About United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona

Location:

1802 W. Parkside Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027, US

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION: UCP of Central Arizona provides comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities and their families by providing physical and developmental support as well as educational growth which is the foundation for independent living. "Life without Limits" OUR VISION: Individuals with disabilities will achieve their potential and experience equality in the community.

Description

At UCP of Central Arizona, we are more than just our name. Many of the individuals we serve have delays or disabilities that were undiagnosed or misunderstood in prior years. As research and medicine advance, so does the ability to detect brain abnormalities, genetic conditions and many other diagnoses affecting development. What they all hold in common is the need for expertise, uncompromised quality of care, and an organization made up of individuals who provide hope through an wavering focus on abilities, not disabilities. This effort has always been at the core of UCP's work.

Since 1952, UCP has served as one of the oldest private, nonprofit health and human service organizations in Arizona. Every year, our highly trained therapists, educators and direct care support professionals improve the lives of thousands of individuals with disabilities and their families. We are continually striving to develop new and innovative ways to provide programs and services to meet the needs of those we serve. What will never change is our focus on bringing hope, expertise and support one person at a time, one family at a time.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1802 W. Parkside LanePhoenix, AZ 85027

(33.69578,-112.09789)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Child Advocacy
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible. Many of the classrooms require the most help in the afternoons, from 11am onwards. The needs of each individual classroom will be discussed in person. You make your own schedule! UCP is open from 6am to about 6:30pm, Monday through Friday.
  • UCP will walk through the requirements with volunteers and assist them in obtaining any necessary clearance. Must be 18+, successfully pass a background check, obtain a level one fingerprint clearance card, and pass a TB test.

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