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Volunteer to give homeless children your time and play!, Horizons for Homeless Children-West Playspace, Springfield, Massachusetts


Organization: Horizons for Homeless Children-West Playspace
Contact Name: Janae Jackson
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 220 State Street
Springfield, Massachusetts  01103  
United States
Great For: Great for Families, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Social Work, Social Services, Homelessness and Housing, Education, Early Education, Directly Serving People, Children and Youth Ministry, Babysitting / Childcare / Nursery
Hourly Commitment:
2.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
20
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
112
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

Looking to give back or help your community grow? Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Western MA. Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing quality play and opportunities for early education. Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace in one of many family shelters state-wide including locations in Holyoke, Springfield, and Northampton. A commitment of 2 hours a week for at least 6 months (students: 1 FULL semester minimum) and formal training are required. Upcoming volunteer training: Saturday, September 16, 2017 10 AM -- 1 PM Springfield, MA YOU CAN APPLY TODAY! To find out more, view other training dates, call 413-532-0467 or apply at horizonschildren.org/palapplication/. Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.
Initially Posted: 05/19/2017
Last Updated: 08/17/2017

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   09/16
End Date:    09/26