Make a Difference with the Power of Play! (Atlanta, GA)

Save to Favorites

ORGANIZATION: Project Sunshine

Image_202303141333

Volunteer Opportunity

We are currently seeking volunteers to support our in-person 'Here to Play' volunteer program at medical facility partners across the county. You can view more details about the program here: https://projectsunshine.org/here-to-play

Application : If you are interested in volunteering, please submit your information through Volunteer Match or apply on our website at https://projectsunshine.org/community-volunteer-application

Please email volunteer@projectsunshine.org if you have any questions.

In Person Volunteering: 

  • Facilitate developmentally appropriate arts and crafts activities for children ages 3-18 based on the agreed upon schedule with the medical facility and your chapter  
  • Bring a bright, positive attitude and energy 
  • Arrive at your medical facility in a prompt and punctual manner
  • Set up and break down of play area with program supplies 
  • Keep an open line of communication with your chapter leader 
  • Adhere to all Project Sunshine and medical facility policies 

In-person Training requirements:

  • Online Volunteer Application (15 minutes) 
  • New Volunteer Training (1 hour) 
  • New Volunteer Training Quiz (15 minutes) 
  • In-person Volunteering Training (30 minutes) 
  • Potential Facility Clearance Process 

Requirements : 

  • Must be 18+ years old 
  • Must reside in the United States 
  • Must pass a criminal background check 
  • Must be COVID-19 vaccinated 
  • Complete all Project Sunshine onboarding and medical facility clearance processes 

Qualifications : 

  • Passion for the Project Sunshine mission and working with children 
  • Positive and openminded attitude
  • Interest or experience working in the medical field (a plus) 
  • Experience working with children 3-18 years old (a plus) 

Whether it is watching the smile on a child’s face grow when they yell 'BINGO!’ or seeing them use their brilliant imagination by bringing a ceramic animal to life, Project Sunshine volunteers get a unique experience brightening the lives of children who are going through hard times. 

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST - Spots available: 2
    Monthly on 3rd Tuesday from 10am-12pm

43 More opportunities with Project Sunshine

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Project Sunshine

Location:

211 East 43rd St., Suite 401, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

Project Sunshine is a multi-national, volunteer-based nonprofit that meets the social-emotional needs of pediatric patients and families living with all medical challenges.

Description

Project Sunshine addresses the psychosocial and developmental needs of pediatric patients and their families. Over 18,000 trained volunteers deliver programs that provide opportunities for creative expression, socialization, intellectual stimulation, and sensory integration -ensuring childhood remains a place of wonder. Project Sunshine partners with over 325 medical facilities across the U.S. and in four international locations, serving more than 150,000 pediatric patients and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

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

WHERE

1001 Johnson Ferry Road NortheastAtlanta, GA 30342

(33.90692,-84.35413)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Children Medical Services
  • Healthcare
  • Pediatrics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to the shift listed in this post for 1 year; volunteers must be 18 years or older; volunteers will need to complete a background check and/or a medical facility clearance.

Report this opportunity