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Volunteer Opportunities

 

The children, families and staff say "Thank You" to all our volunteers. There are numerous ways you or your volunteer group can be involved.  Application and background checks required for some positions.  For more information, call 414-562-2929. EMAIL

Books for Kids Volunteers

Contact:  Books For Kids Coordinator at 414-562-2929 Ext. 109 for information.

Volunteers commit to reading to children ages 2-5 a minimum of two sessions a year, totaling a minimum of four volunteer hours. Have fun reading one-to-one or to small groups of children in our Books For Kids library. Sessions held Tuesdays 9-11 a.m., Tuesdays 1:30-3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays 9-11 a.m.

  • Library Resource Aide

Volunteers are needed to help staff:

  • Book Preparation:  Keep the library in order, unpack, clean, label, and place books and other donated materials on the library shelves.
  • Patron Assistant: Assist students, parents and educational staff with reading materials and other literacy resources.

This opportunity is available during the school year from September – May. Hours are flexible.

Classroom Volunteers

 

  • Adult Tutor

Volunteers are needed to work one-on-one with adult learners on basic building reading comprehension, writing, and math skills in preparation for the GED Test. This opportunity is available during the school year from September – May; Monday – Thursday - Morning and afternoon sessions. Contact:  414-562-2929 ext. 123.

  • Head Start Classroom Assistant

Volunteers are needed who enjoy interacting with children. Volunteers should be responsible, patient, reliable and willing to assist in the classroom with children, ages 3-5 years and to help set up art activities for the children, play games, read stories, sing songs, serve meals/snacks, help with outdoor play and assist with field trips. Minimum of two hours or more per week. Minimum age is 18. This opportunity is available during the school year from September - May; Monday - Thursday, either 8 a.m. - noon or 1 - 4:30 p.m. Contact:  414-562-2929, ext. 200.

  • Educare Classroom Aide - Infants

Volunteers are needed to hold, feed and rock infants. Volunteers should be responsible, patient, reliable and willing to interact with infants on the floor, talk, laugh and sooth infants. We would like a commitment of at least two hours or more per week. Minimum age is 16. This opportunity is available from August to July; Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Contact: 414-562-2929 ext.186 for more information.

Thank you for your willingness to give your time!

 

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