Single Moms Support Group Teacher Volunteer

Single Moms Support Group Teacher Volunteer

Single Moms Support Group Teacher 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: SMSG Teacher

Position type: Volunteer (3 hours per week on Friday’s from 10:15-1:00, September through May with school holidays; additional time at home preparing lessons and contacting clients)

Department: Support Services

Reports to: Single Moms Support Group Coordinator

Basic Function of position: The SMSG Teacher is responsible for planning and preparing lessons that foster spiritual and personal growth and for building relationships with clients. The teacher must also set a tone of encouragement, support, and inclusion within the group.

 

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

 

Relational

·        Build relationships with clients in class and during lunchtime, as well as outside of class, as desired

·        Offer support and encouragement between classes with weekly phone calls

 

Logistical/Administrative

·        Choose curriculum and plan the calendar with the help of the SMSG Coordinator

·        Prepare lessons

·        Teach class and facilitate group discussion

·        Lead devotions, Bible study (if chosen as curriculum), and prayer

 

Other

·        Attend summer picnics

 

 

Qualifications

·        Ability to build relationships and communicate with a diverse group of clients

·        Organizational and administrative skills

·        Comfortable leading the class and teaching lessons

·        Educational background is a plus

 

 

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.