Awesome Days Summer Program Volunteer

Larry BradshawAwesome Days, Elementary Programming (Grades K-5), Volunteer Opportunities

 Volunteer Position Description

Awesome Days is our summer camp that has literacy and math components as well as various enrichment activities.  Volunteers are needed to interact with the children 3:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday during the summer.

General Expectations

  • Follow the dress code outlined in the procedures and expectations document
  • Wear the nametag provided and sign in at designated area upon arrival
  • Remain respectful and courteous to all staff, volunteers, children, and youth encountered
  • Restrict the use of technological devices while volunteering unless pre-approved (i.e. iPod, camera)
  • Never be alone with a child behind a closed door

Duties and Responsibilities

Volunteer Responsibilities:

    • Engage in conversation with children
    • Encourage positive behavior and manners
    • Encourage positive play time with participants
    • Encourage clean-up after play
    • Perform other duties as requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Communication skills – listening, speaking clearly
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries with children

Behavioral Expectations

  • Represent CFUM positively, courteously and effectively
  • Build positive internal and external relationships
  • Adhere to the CFUM values
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding participant and program information at all times

 Last Update

January 2015

Reports to (title)

K-5 Program Director: Janelle Mueller

 

Social Media Policy

Please refer to the Social Media Policy handout or a CFUM staff member in regards to questions dealing with social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, FourSquare, etc.)

Screening

All volunteers are required to complete a Volunteer Screening Form before volunteering at CFUM.


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