Volunteer Positions:

Teaching Aides at Children’s Learning Center

LocationBerkeley, CA
Contact Sonja Fitz
Director of Development and Marketing
Phone510-649-1930 ext. 1008
Emailsfitz@self-sufficiency.org
DurationOngoing
IndividualsYes
GroupsYes
AgesMust be over 18
CreditsNo

Requirements

Background check, experience/skills working with children, ability to work with a diverse group of people, calm and effective in busy and stressful settings, willingness to learn about BOSS’s participants and program protocols. All Volunteers must obtain a Negative TB Test prior to volunteering.

The Children’s Learning Center (CLC) provides educational & social support to homeless children and youth living with their parents at Ursula Sherman Village, BOSS’s largest housing and services program.

Volunteers are needed to support the Teacher in a variety of ways:

  • Help planning and conducting day-to-day activities
  • Supervising age-specific groups as needed
  • Help organizing the CLC space and materials
  • Supervising both indoor and outdoor play
  • One-on-one tutoring as appropriate

This volunteer role helps high-risk children and youth build new learning and social skills, so they can do better in school and achieve brighter futures!

Requirements: Volunteers in BOSS must be over 18. Volunteers in the CLC must agree to a background check and obtain a negative TB Test prior to volunteering.

Thank you for your generous spirit and desire to make a difference!