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Child Minding Support Volunteer

The Early Childhood Development Services is offering a “Mental Wellness Parenting Program” to parents who may be feeling overwhelmed with daily parenting.  Trained facilitators will provide direction to parents in communication, grounding exercises, nutrition, exercise, sleep and rest to parents.

The Child Minding Support Volunteer will provide a secure and child-friendly space for children aged 0 – 12 to be cared for in a stable, fun and inclusive environment while their parents attend the Mental Wellness Parenting Program.


To be successful in this position, volunteers will have:
  • Experience working with children.
  • A calm and friendly demeanor.
  • The ability to engage children in play.
  • The ability to diffuse conflict kindly and in an age appropriate manner.
  • Must be over the age of 18.
  • Early childhood education is an asset.
  • First Aid training is an asset.

Time Commitment:

This position will operate every Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, October 9th to December 7th, 2017 only.  The program will be offered dependant on registration

Benefits to this position:

This position offers the opportunity to act as a Child Minding Support Volunteer, both engaging children in meaningful play as well as providing an environment that fosters safety, fun and support.  Acting in this capacity further allows parents of the program to access vital mental wellness education.


Want to apply?

Please download and complete the below Forms and return In Person to Sources Volunteer Services office at 882 Maple St., White Rock, OR Email to volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca, citing the Volunteer Position.

Forms

  1. Volunteer Intake Form
  2. Confidentiality Statement
  3. Reference Check
  4. Emergency Contact Information

If you are interested in more information about this opportunity or other volunteer positions with Sources, please contact Volunteer Services at volunteerservices@sourcesbc.ca or 604-542-4357.