Family Drop-In Playroom Assistant

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Position description: 

Volunteer assists playroom staff with the set-up, daily routine and clean-up of a busy morning and afternoon (Wednesdays) drop-in program for families with children from birth to five.


Set up the playroom at the beginning of the day.
Engage in interpersonal communication between families, caregivers, and children. Welcoming families to the drop-in program. 
Assisting staff with daily routines, and with arts and crafts activities. 
Playing with children, and also occassionally, helping caregivers watch their children for a short period.
Tidy up at the end of the morning or afternoon. 



Good communication skills.
Experience with young children preferred but not essential.
Second language an asset.

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
13 - 18
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Ongoing training provided by program staff. Experience working with young children and their families for those considering a related career would be a bonus. Required: Police criminal record check in vulnerable section.

How to apply: 
please email or phone
Contact person: 
Eva Svensson
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Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
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Position start/end date:
14 Jan 2019
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
West Side Family Place
2819 W. 11 Ave
Vancouver, BC V6K 2M2
Last Updated: June 12, 2019
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