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Sparkidz is a social and recreational program for children with special needs ages 6-21 at PS 6 The Lillie Devereaux Blake School located at 45 East 81st Street in Manhattan. Sparkidz was created to provide children with special needs a supportive environment where experienced professionals and trained volunteers lead highly interactive activities.
Sparkidz is looking for qualified and positive volunteers to come in on Saturdays and assist teachers with various activities including: yoga, computers, dance, music, drama, cooking and more. Volunteers will attend activities from times between 10:15am-3:30PM and have the option of participating in the morning, afternoon or the full day. All volunteers will receive a brief orientation before the start of the program. Sparkidz is looking for volunteers to assist teachers and group leaders with various classes that are offered. Volunteers would accompany students to and from their classroom activities. Volunteers would be asked to come to at least two Saturdays a month for either the morning, afternoon or full day of programming. Volunteers must be 16+ with no criminal background and they will asked to fill out an application and fingerprinted.