Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Families, Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+, Orientation Required

Help with Homework and Childcare at the Jeremiah Program! - Youth Success Corps

 

The Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.
 

Jeremiah’s proven, holistic approach begins with establishing a supportive community for determined single mothers to pursue a career-track college education. Through a combination of quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live, and empowerment and life skills training, families find stability and a path out of poverty.


Mothers will be attending class and their children will need some love and care and play while they wait for them! Volunteers are asked to help with homework, and keeping kids safe and happy while their moms are meeting. Light clean up help afterwards will also be needed. Volunteers should be ready to run around and play with kids of all ages! Ages range from less than one year to about 13 years old. This project is for you if you are energetic and do well with young children! Come ready with games ideas!


MBTA Accesible: Silver Line to Dudley Square
 

Help with childcare is needed for the following:

Thursdays: The Jeremiah Program hosts empowerment workshops for single mothers. Volunteers are needed to provide homework help and childcare during these meetings.

Saturdays 10/12, 11/9, 12/14: Jeremiah Program hosts Life Skills classes for mothers, and volunteers are needed to provide homework help and childcare.

10/11/19: Jeremiah Program is hosting a Participant Council and volunteers are needed to provide homework help and childcare.

10/16/19: Jeremiah Program is hosting a dance party for the children who attend the program! Volunteers are needed to supervise the party and help keep the energy up!

10/26/19: Jeremiah Program is hosting a Budgeting Workshop for mothers, and volunteers are needed to provide homework help and childcare.


Things to Note: 

Volunteers must submit an online application on the Jeremiah Program website: https://jeremiahprogram.org/boston/volunteer/. Upon submitting the application, you will receive an email with a background check release form. The most important information that MUST be included are the last 6-digits of your SSN and your date of birth.

Upon passing the background check, you will receive welcome email that will include information on how to sign up for shifts, what to do before your first shift, our volunteer handbook and all other helpful additional information. New volunteers will also be given a brief 15 minute orientation before their first shift to an overview of Jeremiah Program and a brief childcare training.

 
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