Assist Children's Program Coordinator










Initiative: Thrive

Impact Area: Children and youth (age 0-4)

Locations: Manchester, CT 

Hours: Saturday mornings and afternoons

Duration: Seasonal, 8-week sessions during the Fall

Desired level of commitment: Full 8-week session plus coordination prior to session

Age requirement: 18

Tasks may include:

• Assist the Coordinator in oversight of classes for the BrightStart workshop
• Assist with tracking workers and class coverage
• Make calls or send emails
• Assist the Coordinator in working with volunteers to cover each classroom with a head teacher and staff, and assist the supervision of children's workers
• Work together with workshop coordinator to determine the size and number of classes to offer each session
• Assist with overseeing classroom supplies and order materials as needed
• Assist with supervision during set-up and take down of classes
• Interact with families

In order to volunteer you should be:
• A registered Urban Alliance volunteer (you will have the chance to if you haven't already)
• Open to an ongoing volunteer commitment that works with your schedule
• Willing to attend an orientation and submit a BHF volunteer orientation 
• Able to use Google Documents for scheduling
• Available during fall season
• Responsible
• Friendly
• Organized
• Patient
• Honest
• Extremely dependable

A background check will be required to be placed with this volunteer opportunity.

Email Rosa McGuire, Urban Alliance's Volunteer Manager, at

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