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Head Start Childcare Volunteer

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COMMUNITY ACTION FOR IMPROVEMENT INC

  • 1 person is interested

Purpose + Impact : To inspire children to learn and love learning

Activities, tasks, responsibilities : Our volunteers interact with our students in a positive and friendly way.

  • Read or tell stories , lead songs, rhymes or games
  • Assist in supervising play, art, or other activities
  • Assist in developing writing skills, playing computer games, learning to recognize letters, numbers or colors
  • Keep classroom orderly, safe and clean

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability and desire to work with diverse children and families
  • Must be sensitive to barriers that families living in poverty experience
  • Must be able to approach, display and communicate with a wide range of personalities in a professional and courteous manner
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate English effectively
  • Must be able to follow directions and then work independently

Site/Supervisor : Our Head Start program functions in Carroll, Coweta, and Heard counties. This position will be supervised by each location's lead staff member.

Time Commitment: Although this position will be flexible in terms of shifts served, the volunteer must commit to the program for at least six months and be willing to volunteer on a weekly basis. The hours are between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm and volunteers will be scheduled in shifts.

Benefits: Career exploration, child development skill-building, networking opportunities, personal development, reference letter, resume builder, social interaction

Contact info and Next Step : For more information, please go to the CAFI website at   www.cafi-ga.org  and consider filling out an application.

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About COMMUNITY ACTION FOR IMPROVEMENT INC

Location:

1380 LAFAYETTE PKWY, LAGRANGE, GA 30241, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals and families by providing services and resources that will facilitate the building of self-esteem and self-sufficiency through the active involvement of the total community

Description

Community Action for Improvement is a Community Action Agency founded in 1966 that provides supportive services to low income families residing in Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether and Troup Counties. Through personalized case management, energy conservation education, employment readiness programs and youth empowerment services- CAFI provides services at over 5 service center locations throughout the state of Georgia.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1380 Lafayette PkwyLaGrange, GA 30241

(33.04055,-84.99349)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers will be required to serve a 2-3 hour shift weekly with flexibility in scheduling.
  • PHYSICAL requirements:  May be required to lift up to 50-100 pounds to waist level

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