Volunteer Program Support/Childcare Assistant Needed

Volunteer Program Support/Childcare Assistant Needed
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Humewood House
  • Childcare
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Ontario - North York

Humewood House relies heavily on volunteers and would not exist without the shared efforts of you and people like you. We are currenting looking for dedicated, relaiable, assertive energetic volunteers to assist within our childcare space  on a weekly basis. 

Duties include: 

Assist with planning activities for children ages 0-7 years of age
Set up play areato ensure safe play
Assist with supervising children in busy play room
Ensure safety and security of all children within the playroom
Assist staff and families with meeting children's specific needs
Assist staff with children to self regulate 
Build a positive and open relationship with parents and caregivers
Able to work within a team which includes staff, other volunteers and students
Assist in seeting up and tidying up room

Skills and Qualifications
effective listening and communication skills
Sensitivity to issues related to young mothers
Good interpersonal skills
Must be flexible
Able to engage with young parents in a positive manner
Good interpersonal and communcation skills
Dependable, flexible and have a desire to care for young children.

Minimum hours per week 3.5(Tuesday's 5:30-8:30pm)
Minimum age is 18 years old - ( young adult, parents, non parents)

How to apply:
Please forward resumesto Tamara Benain by email at tamara.benain@humewoodhouse.com or by phone
416-651-5657 ext 231.