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

Alpha Grand Rapids is in need of a teacher and relationship builder for our Single Mom Support Group on Tuesdays each week. This volunteer position requires three hours on Tuesday mornings, as well as time preparing lessons and reaching out to clients each week. Please contact Carrie at AGR to explore if this position would be suitable for you.

Volunteer Role Description

Position title: SMSG Teacher


Position type: Volunteer (3 hours every Friday, 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


·        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


·        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


·        Attend summer picnics


·        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