Florence Crittenton Preschool Volunteer

Position Description

Summary:

Florence Crittenton Preschool is seeking individuals interested in offering their time and support to our two to four-year-old children. Volunteers in the preschool work alongside our paid staff members to consistently maintain a more personal staff-to-child ratio. Individuals seeking to volunteer at our center should possess a passion for interacting with young children.

Hours/Days of Week:

  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday Mornings: anytime between 8:00 to 12:00
  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday Afternoons: anytime between 3:00 to 5:30

Qualifications:

Florence Crittenton Preschool Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. They must physically be able to care for young children, including being able to bend and lift 25 lbs. Volunteers at our preschool must satisfy Montana State Child Care Licensing requirements prior to working in the center. These include:
 Provide proof of MMR and DTAP vaccinations
 Pass criminal and child protective services background checks
 Complete Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED training (unless currently certified)
 Complete “Safety Essentials” online course

Responsibilities:

 Read books, engage in play activities, and generally provide undivided attention to the children in the preschool program
 Understand and adhere to Florence Crittenton Preschool’s Policies & Procedures
 Utilize our Tell-Show-Help-Praise and Positive Descriptive Feedback models to support social-emotional development
 Stay in close communication with Early Childhood Program Manager
 Maintain strict confidentiality regarding children and families you see in the facility
 Call in advance if unable to keep scheduled time
 Maintain volunteer log regarding recording dates/hours spent in the center