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Crossing Guard Needed for Youth Program

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Community Action Marin



Purpose:

A Volunteer Crossing-Walk Guard will join the agency to ensure safe crossing at legally marked pedestrian walkways to the community we serve. The crossing-walk guard is expected to interact with children and their parents/families to safely cross public streets at legally marked pedestrian walkways.



Agency contacts:

Apply directly on the Community Action of Marin website click here

Email our Volunteer Services Department directly

Volunteer Services - volunteer@camarin.org



Responsibilities and duties:



Safely stand at the entrance of the legally marked pedestrian walkway to wait for children and their parents/families to cross the street.

Welcome and greet children and their parents/families in a polite and friendly manner when they arrive at the pedestrian crossing entrance. Request they wait at the entrance until you indicate it is safe to cross the street.

If there is a traffic signal when the traffic signal turns red, step into the pedestrian walkway, hold the Stop traffic sign up, ensure traffic is stopped in both directions, and indicate to the children and their parents/families it is safe to cross the street.

If there is no traffic signal, remain at the entrance of the pedestrian walkway, hold the Stop traffic sign up to indicate to traffic to stop for pedestrians crossing. When traffic has stopped in both directions, step into the pedestrian walkway holding up the Stop traffic sign and indicate to the children and their parents/families it is safe to cross the street.

After the children and their parents/families have safely crossed the street, return to the entrance of the marked pedestrian walkway, hold down the Stop traffic sign and wait for other children and their parents/families to cross the street.

Receive training on safely directing children and their parents/families to safely cross the street at legally marked pedestrian walkways.

Communicate with agency personnel appropriately.

Adhere to Agency privacy and confidentiality standards and code of ethics.

Communicate with individuals in a respectful manner and responsive approach to differing beliefs and practices, sexual orientations, disability statuses, gender identities, ages, cultural preferences, linguistic needs, and other state and federally protected statuses.



Time commitment:

Regular weekly commitment required

Available weekdays (choose one or all):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.



Required skills and qualifications:

18+ years of age.

Crossing-Walk Guard gear provided by Agency.

Ability to engage with the public in an empathetic, culturally responsible manner.

Verbal communication skills.

Demonstrate a positive attitude and welcome a collaborative work environment.

For this role, we welcome English and/or Spanish speakers.



Benefits to volunteering:

Volunteer for Marin County's largest nonprofit social services provider.

Assist Community Action Marin with embodying a whole-family approach.

Experience serving in the community.

Make a tangible impact for children and families.

Fun, inclusive, and engaging work environment.



Location:

1123 Court Street, San Rafael, CA



Reasonable Accommodations:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualifying disabilities to perform essential functions.

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About Community Action Marin

Location:

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 201, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901, US

Mission Statement

Our Vision: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect. Mission: We make it possible for people to achieve well-being by providing the education, mental health, and vital services they need. Together, we break down the barriers that get in the way of fair and lasting change in service to better outcomes for all. Promise: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. What We Do: We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally.Community Action Marin's programs include: BASIC HUMAN NEEDS: Emergency Family Needs Fund, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT: Marin Head Start and Early Head Start Programs, Marin Community Child Development Centers, Central Kitchen, Bolinas Children's Center FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION: Sparkpoint Marin, VITA MENTAL HEALTH: Peer Mental Health Program, Patients Rights Advocate, Family Partnership Program CARE: Homeless Outreach Team Each program/center offers volunteer and employment opportunities geared toward specific program needs. Email us today and let us know how you want to get involved: calexandre@camarin.org

Description

OUR VISION: All of us in Marin have an equal opportunity to live our lives with dignity and respect.

PROMISE: Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

What We Do:

We strive to improve stability, quality of life and community connection through a variety of different social services that provide the foundation to develop and sustain life skills. Our programs support clients through financial management, career coaching, free and affordable child care support, energy assistance, better nutrition, advocacy and support for families living with mental illness and overall pathways to self-sufficiency for those of low-income living in Marin. Our services are unique and broad and we are available to provide a sense of relief and guidance to our clients and have designed our services to address their needs holistically and personally. Community Action Marin's programs include:

    • BASIC HUMAN NEEDS
    • EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
    • FINANCIAL EDUCATION & TAX PREPARATION
    • MENTAL HEALTH
    • CARE: Homeless Outreach Team

Children & Youth

WHEN

Mon Nov 08, 2021 - Fri Jan 28, 2022
07:45 AM - 08:30 AM

WHERE

1123 Court StreetSan Rafael, CA 94901

(37.97475,-122.52681)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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