phys ed class assistant to school for children with special needs
We are looking for a very special volunteer to assist with the presentation of gym lessons and activities to primary and middle school students with special needs.
Materials and lessons provided, you bring the pizzazz! Volunteer must be high energy and animated during the presentation of lessons to capture the attention of children and to build excitement for the activity. We want to create an atmosphere of movement, fun, and learning. Volunteer also must have the ability to switch gears when appropriate to show calm and patience while encouraging students in their efforts. Looking for a volunteer who is a natural at building people up!
Clear communication and flexibility is essential. Volunteer will need to clearly explain games and activities, and help the students to participate in a way that works with each individual’s physical abilities. Volunteer will provide large group and one-on-one instruction.
Volunteers are needed weekly in any of the following shifts: Mondays 9:15am-11:45am or 12:15pm - 2:00pm; Thursdays 9:15am-11:45am or 1:00pm-2pm.
This is a great opportunity for anyone with a physical education background or a college student going into special ed or OT or PT (not a requirement.)
No need to be an athlete but you should consider yourself active and fun-loving.
About Pillar Care Continuum (formerly CPNJ)
220 South Orange Avenue, Suite 300, Livingston, NJ 07039, US
Pillar Care Continuum is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and other special needs by supporting personal growth, independence and participation in the community.
Founded in 1953, we deliver life-affirming services to infants, children, adults and their families throughout northern New Jersey. We provide specialized programs to meet a wide range of educational, therapeutic and social needs of people with more than 100 different disabilities/diagnoses. Our programs and services include: Education: At Pillar Elementary School and Pillar High School, both in Livingston, we offer comprehensive educational and therapeutic programs supported by specialized medical services for students ages 3-21 with multiple disabilities. The schools offer an integrated approach to education stressing functional learning. Day Programs : Three day programs in Orange, Wayne, and Irvington, serve individuals age 21 and over with developmental disabilities. The programs provide physical, occupational and speech therapy, sensory stimulation, educational, vocational, social, recreational, and community integration opportunities five days per week. Residential Services: Fifteen Group Homes throughout northern New Jersey provide around-the-clock guidance, supervision and support to adults with developmental disabilities so that they can enjoy the benefits of life in a secure and homelike setting.
51 Old RoadLivingston, NJ 07039
November 12, 2021
- Once a week