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Howard Area Family Center Volunteer Classroom Assistant

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Recruiting Organization: Howard Area Community Center

Classroom Volunteer Position Description

Classroom Volunteer Duties:

Classroom Volunteers assist with daily activities in our classrooms for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Specific tasks and activities include:

  • Interacting, playing, and engaging with the children.
  • Supporting the interaction of a child with other children using toys, art supplies, and participation in classroom activities.
  • Assisting the children with hand-washing, preparing for meal times.
  • Assisting the classroom teacher and teacher assistant with transitions between different segments of the class.
  • Helping to supervise the children and keep them safe.

Classroom volunteers always operate under the supervision and guidance of HAFC teachers and teacher assistants.

Required Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Howard Area Family Center and enthusiasm for working with children. No prior childcare experience is required.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with HAFC staff, parents and children.
  • Good awareness of body in space and ability to transition quickly from sitting to standing positions.
  • Must be at least 13 years of age


All classroom volunteers will report to the Building Manager.

All volunteers will be required to sign in and out every time that they come to the Center and inform the Building Manager of their departure.

If you are interested, please complete the volunteer application at:

For questions, please contact or call

773-262-66622 ex 106.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

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7510 North Ashland AvenueChicago, IL 60626







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