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ORGANIZATION: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

- Supervise children ages 2 - 11 years of age
- Ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times
- Work in culturally and linguistically sensitive manner with families from diverse backgrounds
- Keep all children in site at all times
- Plan and engage the children in play activities and provide a gentle, nurturing presence
- Maintain a good relationship with the other childcare assistants in order to work effectively as a team
- Assist in cleaning and straightening of the child care room at the beginning, and end of the group, as well as putting away any equipment
- Other duties as assigned

Times: 5:00 - 8:00pm 1st and 4th Wednesdays of the month, and possibly 2nd Wednesdays (days are subject to change to accommodate program events, holidays, or presenters)

May be required to lift up to 25 pounds. May require setting up tables, lifting or transporting program materials, refreshments, chairs, etc.

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About Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County


2625 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95134, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County serves and advocates for individuals and families in need, especially those living in poverty. Rooted in gospel values, we work to create a more just and compassionate community in which people of all cultures and beliefs can participate.


Catholic Charities employs integrated services designed to address the multiple factors that impact one's ability to be self sufficient and stable. Also because these issues have intergenerational impact, Catholic Charities programs are geared to reach families and across age groups: At-risk youth and their parents Older adult caregivers and caregivers of older adults Single parents Individuals Newly arrived immigrants and refugees Catholic Charities serves people of all beliefs, cultures, ethnicities and ages.

Because Catholic Charities values the contribution you're making to our work; the agency offers all volunteers the following important benefits:

Developing marketable skills for future career opportunities;

Personal growth through the experience of working with a diverse staff

Training and other learning opportunities;

Annual recognition events;

Coverage under Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Workers' Compensation insurance policy;

Credit Union privileges at County Federal Credit Union.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


645 Wool Creek DriveSan Jose, CA 95112



  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3 hours each 1st and 4th Wednesday - 3 hours possibly 2nd Wednesday
  • Background clearance (paid by Agency) Maintain bi-yearly TB skin test record. Complete volunteer training. First Aid certification and CPR certification. Bi-lingual/Spanish preferred, but not required. Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination/booster status.

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