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Do you have a skill to share or want to be a guest speaker? Family & Children’s Agency is seeking talented individuals to teach clients new skills including: yoga, sports, knitting, photography, art, music, etc. We are also looking for volunteers to speak/teach on special topics including budgeting, time management, nutrition/exercise, organization,computer skills etc. Volunteers can make a one-time presentation or teach a scheduled class over a series of weeks. Days and times are flexible. Hours will vary depending upon program.

Requirements

To become a volunteer with Family & Children’s Agency, volunteers must complete an application and necessary background checks, including criminal, state, and Department of Children and Families checks. Volunteers must also complete an agency orientation with Volunteer Services and a program orientation with their supervisor.

Skills Needed:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to present to a small group
  • Good judgment
  • Dependability/consistency
  • Cultural sensitivity/awareness
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Clean background check

Family & Children’s Agency is a leading non-profit, human service organization that is committed to increasing the social and emotional well-being of our clients. We provide strength-based, solution focused services that respond to the individual needs of children & families, youth, adults, and seniors.

Last year more than 10,000 individuals of all ages and all walks of life experienced life-altering, positive changes as a result of their work with Family & Children’s Agency.

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About Family & Children's Agency

Location:

9 Mott Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850, US

Mission Statement

Family & Children’s Agency

Family & Children’s Agency is a leading nonprofit, 501(c)(3) human service organization that is committed to increasing the social and emotional well-being of its clients. It provides strength-based, solution focused services that respond to the individual needs of children & families, youth, adults, and seniors.

Last year more than 10,000 individuals of all ages and all walks of life experienced life-altering, positive changes as a result of their work with Family & Children’s Agency.

Description

Family & Children's Agency is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services to Families and Children and is licensed by the CT Department of Public Health and CT Department of Children & Families. The Agency employees close to 200 individuals and utilizes over 850 volunteers annually.

Children & Families - Working with children and their families has been at the heart of Family & Children’s Agency since our inception in 1942. Their goal is to help children thrive in safe, nurturing, and strong families. They help build families through their Adoption and Specialized Foster Care programs and strengthen familial relationships through it Counseling, Family Support, and Parent Education programs.

Youth
The youth programs at Family & Children’s Agency operate under the philosophy that all young people have strengths that need to be built upon. Through its After School, Mentoring, and Counseling programs, youth are given opportunities to better understand and explore their strengths.

Adults
No matter where they are in the life cycle, all adults have the ability to reach their fullest potential and to realize life’s possibilities. For many of the adult clients at Family & Children’s Agency , this means dealing with complicated issues, such as addiction, mental illness, family dysfunction, and homelessness. To meet their specific needs, the Agency offers an addiction recovery program specifically for women, mental health counseling, and a continuum of services for homeless and formerly homeless adults.

Seniors
Through our Home Care Services, Family & Children’s Agency offers seniors the ability to remain safe and independent in their homes. Its services, which range from having the security of a Personal Alert button to having a full-time, live-in home health aide, allow seniors to retain their safety and independence throughout the aging process.

History:
Family & Children’s Agency has been serving the Greater Norwalk Community since 1942. In its early years, the Agency focused on counseling in response to the needs of women and families experiencing difficulties during World War II as they sought to cope with stress, separation, and loss. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest non-profit human service agencies in the area.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Family & Children's Agency9 Mott AvenueNorwalk, CT 06850

(41.11586,-73.41651)
 

SKILLS

  • Physical Education
  • Budgeting
  • Crocheting
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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