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Open Mind School

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
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Open Mind School is looking for volunteers and we would love for you to join us!

Duties might include:
  • Implement and support group lessons as guided by the lead facilitator or educator
  • Lead social activities
  • Engage in set up and clean up throughout the day
  • Write and share notes on each child’s daily activities and participation
During the day:
  • Support interaction between students
  • Implement behavior strategies to maintain prosocial and cooperative behaviors
  • Support attention and sensory regulation for all students
  • Provide one on one support if necessary to students who benefit from extra support to attend, engage, or cooperate in group activities
  • Maintain the safety of the students at all times
  • Use child-centered and respectful language with students
Ideal Candidates:
  • Reliable and committed to all days they sign up
  • Positive and creative
  • Have experience with children with and without learning differences
  • Manage children in a high energy environment and support their engagement
  • Excited to learn from this program and bring helpful ideas to the table
  • Able to take the lead and able to follow directions
Benefits:
  • You will be working closely with educators, speech therapists, occupational therapists, music teachers, art instructors, and more! You will get on-the-job training with a range of children's learning styles and ages. You'll be affiliated with a cool nonprofit inclusion program with many professional growth opportunities for the future. Open Mind School is also a field placement for many colleges and universities around the Bay so there's a possibility of counting volunteer hours toward your program of study.

If interested, please submit an application on VolunteerMatch AND email marina@openmindschool.org if you are available any day(s) during the school week (Monday - Friday) from 8:45am to 3:00pm. Please feel free to share this information with friends and colleagues!

1 Shift

  • 08:45 AM to 03:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Open Mind School

Location:

1215 O'Brien Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, US

Mission Statement

Open Mind School was founded and its mission established on the beliefs that: All children should have access to a quality education that provides a broad range of experiences. Students should actively participate in their own learning. Teaching should be based on the learning styles of the students. Integrating multiple methodologies makes implementation of best practice more individualized. Everyone should have the opportunity to share thoughts, express emotions, and be heard by caring professionals. Students, families, and professionals must work in collaboration to effectively help students reach their maximum potential. Providing regular opportunities for inclusive experiences is important to build openness and understanding in society. Training and support for staff is fundamental in maintaining a well informed team to best serve the children in the school.

Description

Do you believe that every child should have access to quality, comprehensive education based on individual learning styles? Do you want to be part of a groundbreaking nonprofit with a huge impact on the community? If so, we'd love to have you on our team. Open Mind School is a nonprofit 501(C) 3 inclusive school with small classrooms, adapted curriculum, innovative technology, and a BIG emphasis on enrichment activities. We are devoted to creating a motivating and appropriate environment where children can make meaningful gains in cognitive, physical, social, and developmental domains. We apply the most recent research when adapting and modifying activities and materials for different learners. We are also proud to partner with Yahoo for the Silicon Valley's first Tech Bridge Program.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1215 O'Brien DriveMenlo Park, CA 94025

(37.47588,-122.14755)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • 6.25 hours per day

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