Volunteer Opportunities

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Teachers Assistant

DATE: Starting as soon as possible.
TIME: any day Monday through Friday, 9:30AM-12:30PM or 9:30AM-3:30PM
LOCATION: San Diego Center for Children, 3002 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA 92111.
DUTIES: helping out in a SDCC Academy classroom
REQUIREMENTS: Age 21+, enrollment into the SDCC Volunteer Program, TB test, and
background check, requires moderate physical activity (eg. lifting, standing, bending.)
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: patience, heart for children, listening, and taking directions.
DETAILS: You would be assisting in a classroom setting helping the teacher and students in
their direct assignments. You can help out one day a week or as much as you can.

PE Assistant

DATE: Starting as soon as possible.
TIME: M,T,TH 2:15-3:30PM
LOCATION: San Diego Center for Children, 3002 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA 92111.
DUTIES: Help our SDCC Academy students during their PE class.
REQUIREMENTS: Age 21+, enrollment into the SDCC Volunteer Program
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: athletic, listening, patient
DETAILS: Do you have an athletic ability? Come help out our PE teacher, either assisting in
already existing programs or lead your own class. Do you know yoga, dance, or a specialty
sport? Come teach our students something new.

Music Instructor

DATE: Starting as soon as possible.
TIME: Any time Monday through Friday from 9:30-3:30PM or potentially weekends
LOCATION: San Diego Center for Children, 3002 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA 92111.
DUTIES: Help our SDCC Academy students and residential children learn an instrument
REQUIREMENTS: Age 21+, enrollment into the SDCC Volunteer Program, TB test, and
background check, requires moderate physical activity (eg. lifting, standing, bending.)
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: musical ability in piano, percussion, guitar, ukulele, or other
instrument.
DETAILS: Do you have a musical ability and are able to teach it? Come help teach our
children your craft. You don’t need to be a certified instructor, just patient and willing to help.
We are most interested in those who can help teach piano, percussion, guitar, and ukulele.

Fundraising Events: Committee Seats Available

DATE: Starting as soon as possible.
TIME: Flexible, 4-6 hours per month.
LOCATION: San Diego Center for Children, 3002 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA 92111.
DUTIES: Plan, develop and implement strategies to increase enrollment into the Volunteer
Program.
REQUIREMENTS: Age 18+, enrollment into the SDCC Volunteer Program
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Love the thrill and fun of events; ability to reach out to your circle of influence or other Center contacts; creative and collaborative a plus!
DETAILS: This is a wonderful opportunity to be involved with the excitement of a fundraising event!  Contribute to the fundraising, planning and/or event design of our annual Anniversary Celebration in the Spring and annual Wacky Wonky Walk & Kids Festival in the Fall.  A great way to get your hands in planning fundraising events and meet many like-minded people.

Fundraising Events: Day-of Opportunities Available

DATE: Starting as soon as possible.
TIME: Multiple day-of shifts available.
LOCATION: Event specific
DUTIES: Assist in the various tasks needed for a successful fundraising event.
REQUIREMENTS: Age 18+ (ages 13-17 welcome if accompanied by an adult); enrollment into the SDCC Volunteer Program
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Love the thrill and fun of events; adaptable to change of direction; able to pitch in where needed last minute
DETAILS: This is a wonderful opportunity to be involved with the excitement of a fundraising event!  Contribute to the “behind the scenes” action of our annual Anniversary Celebration in the Spring and annual Wacky Wonky Walk & Kids Festival in the Fall.  A great way to be involved for a short time commitment and meet many like-minded people.