YWCA OF KALAMAZOO
Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Emergency & Safety
353 E. Michigan Avenue 1155 Portage Road Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Active Opportunities (1)
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Please consider sharing your time for Weekday Respite Care. Give mom a break to attend an appointment or do laundry! 2 hours per week or once a month is needed. Volunteer Position: Weekday Respite (Childcare) Department: Victim Services Program: Shelter Services Director: Director of Shelter Location: Downtown Site Position Hours: Monday - Friday. Hours are open to the volunteers availability. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ YWCA Mission: to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all Primary Function: Provide respite support and safe, positive, and nurturing experiences to the children while modeling non-violence Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age. Enjoy time with children Demonstrated ability to work well with children of diverse backgrounds Work well under pressure Demonstrated good communications skills Statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Responsibilities: Supervise and engage children in age-appropriate activities and crafts, reading time, and gym time while the parent is attending support group meetings Act as a positive role model, particularly modeling and promoting non-violence and healthy interpersonal behaviors’ Undivided attention to all children at all times Safeguard confidential information gained as a result of the volunteer position Training Requirements: General understanding of issues related to racial and gender issues and injustice, equality, equity, and Women’s Rights. YWCA will provide training. Required Child Care training provided by YWCA. Volunteer Orientation/General understanding of YWCA Mission.
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
YWCA Kalamazoo is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.
YWCA Kalamazoo YWCA Kalamazoo serves as a primary resource for economic, gender, and racial justice for all women and girls in Kalamazoo. We have been at the forefront of the most pressing social movements for more than 150 years- from voting rights to civil rights, from affordable housing to pay equity, from violence prevention to health care reform. Today we combine programming and advocacy in order to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice, civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls
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