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Jewish Family Services of Delaware

  • 7 people are interested

We are searching for...

  • former or current teachers
  • early childhood specialists and caregivers
  • psychologists/school counselors
  • individuals who have worked with children in some capacity (camp/tutoring/Boys and Girls Club Volunteers)
  • individuals with specific hobbies and skills that can apply to creating activities or classes for children from the ages of 5-17
Our volunteer program, The Employment Support Network, helps families who have lost income or employment due to the COVID19 pandemic.

We believe our educational volunteers are vital in assisting with the struggles of virtual learning for children/teens and creating activities for families to do with one another to promote a healthy family structure and socio-emotional development.

Volunteer requirements:

  • 18 years or older

  • Submission of background check

  • Commit to 8 hours of training

  • Minimum of 2 hours of volunteering per week for at least 6 months.

This is a remote/virtual volunteer opportunity, however we are looking for individuals from the State of Delaware only.

We hope you’ll consider this unique opportunity to assist your community in a meaningful and impactful way. If you’d like to apply please do so through our website https://www.jfsdelaware.org/get-involved/volunteer/ and schedule an interview directly with Volunteer Coordinator, Emily Griffith, in the confirmation page.

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About Jewish Family Services of Delaware

Location:

99 Passmore Drive, Wilmington, DE 19803, US

Mission Statement

The mission of JFS of Delaware is to strengthen individuals, families and the community by providing counseling and support services, based on Jewish values.

Description

Jewish Family Services is a health and human services agency serving families within the Delaware community for over a century, improving people’s lives and life prospects. With offices in Wilmington and Newark, JFS offers counseling, care management, youth development, and communal services to people without regard to race, ethnicity, or religion. Volunteers with JFS primarily serve older adults through Brandywine Village Network. BVN, for short, is an aging in place program designed to help older adults remain living at home independently. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for activities and schedules that best fit their interests and availability.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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