Childcare Volunteer

Childcare Volunteer

Childcare Volunteer

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Job Description

Volunteer - Volunteer

 

Mission Statement: Motivated by the love of Christ, we promote abundant life by providing holistic services to women and men affected by unplanned pregnancy.

Position title: Childcare Volunteer

Position type: Volunteer (2-3+ hours each week or every other week)

 

Basic Function of position: Childcare volunteers serve September-May, on their chosen day of the week, either every week or every other week, as their schedule allows. Childcare volunteers are never alone – at least two people will always be present, and volunteers work together to change diapers (or help with potty training), read a Bible story, rock babies, play and interact with children, and help the kids eat snacks and/or lunch. Light clean-up after the children are gone is also required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Relational

• Build relationships with clients during drop off

• Build trust of the parents and children

• Show the love of Christ to clients and pray for them

 

Logistical/Administrative

• Sign in and out in the Volunteer Hours binder

• Prepare the meal either at home or in Alpha’s full kitchen

• Be here at Alpha on the designated days and be ready to love the children in your care

• Be ready to read the provided Bible story to the children and play and interact with them

• Clean up after children leave

Available Serving Hours:

• Every other Tuesday Grupo de Mamas Latinas – 10:45-12:15

• Thursday ESL – 9:45-11:45 ($15 a hour)

• Every other Friday Single Moms – 10:15-1:15 (Lunch provided)

Qualifications

• Ability to build relationships and play with children

• Knowledge of and enjoyment of taking care of children 0-5 years old

Volunteer Application Process

• If interested in this volunteer position, please contact Lauren Herlein, Community Engagement Manager, at 616.742.0242 x105 or lherlein@alphagrandrapids.org.