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Preschool Summer Program

Preschool Summer Program
 

BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE:
Neighborhood House partners with diverse individuals and families to build community and achieve their goals for health, education and self-sufficiency. In support of this mission, Neighborhood House is committed to providing quality early childhood education services to preschool children throughout King County.  There are several positions available to help in supporting activities in our preschool classrooms.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in creating a safe learning environment reflecting the diverse backgrounds of the participating families
  • Provide general assistance to Lead Teacher by working with small groups or individual children needing extra help
  • Assist the teaching aide in ensuring classroom preparation and cleanliness
  • Participate in leading activities and supervising the class
  • Other duties as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Desire and ability to work with children ages 3 – 5.
  • Willingness to commit to students and Lead Teacher.  This involves consistency in showing up for scheduled classroom sessions.
  • Team player who is resourceful, proactive, and comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Good listening and oral/written communication skills and a non-judgmental, positive, problem-solving attitude.
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening dated within the past calendar year.

TIMEFRAME
The preschool summer program is offered Monday through Thursday from July 9- August 16 from 9am-2pm. Volunteers must be able to commit to regular attendance for the duration of the program. 

 
LOCATION
This opportunity is available at the following Neighborhood House preschool locations:
  • Rainier Vista Early Childhood Education Center: 4410 29th Ave S, Seattle, 98108
  • NewHolly Early Childhood Education Center: 7054 32nd Ave S, Seattle, 98118

APPLYING
Anyone interested in volunteering for this position should complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form so that we can learn more about you. 
 
For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Courtney Jacob, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or courtneyj@nhwa.org.