Durham Volunteers
Playworks - Durham, NC

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"The Player"

Recess Program Support
Duties: Assist in creating a safe and inclusive recess yard and be a significant presence on the yard by organizing and playing games with 20+ students. Encourage safe, healthy play and positive conflict resolution through role modeling and active participation. Volunteers may also support PCs in setup or break-down of recess equipment and other things relative to school needs.
Details: Must love to play games and lead activities with kids and have the ability to model positive behavior. Actively engage a diverse range of students in respectful and inclusive healthy play. Demonstrate ability to build rapport, trust and respect with students. Day/Hours: Varies upon school site but typically M-F between the hours of 11:00am -3:00pm
Commitment: We ask for a minimum of 2 hours per visit and at least 1 visit per month.

"The Closer"
After School Program Support

Duties: Assist Program Coordinator with After School program, including serving healthy snack, playing games, and helping students with homework.
Details: Must love to play games and lead activities with kids and have the ability to model positive behavior. Actively engage a diverse range of students in respectful and inclusive healthy play. Demonstrate ability to build rapport, trust and respect with students.
Day/Hour: Monday through Thursday, 3:30-5:00pm
Commitment: Length can be discussed, (start dates are ongoing), 8-10 hours/week.

"The Manager"
Developmental Sports League Support
Duties:
Refereeing at Games.
Referees can create a fun, supportive environment for developing players by officiating, explaining rules and enthusiastically promoting non-competitive play. Referees don't need to know full rules of games - training is provided!

Extravaganzas and Jamborees are one-day special events that enhance leagues. Volunteers can help coaches and other staff members implement and ensure the success of these sports-and-games centered field days for students and families by running games, providing refreshments, organizing other activities, manning stations and booths, refereeing, cheering, and coaching.

Details: This position requires the ability to work sensitively with parents and children. Must possess strong interpersonal and good problem solving skills. Must love to play games and lead activities with kids and have the ability to model positive behavior. Actively engage a diverse range of students in respectful and inclusive healthy play.
Day/Hours: Tuesday & Wednesdays, 5:30pm-8:00pm Games, plus organization time during the week. Extravaganzas and Jamborees are on the weekends.
Commitment: We ask for a minimum of 3 hours per week for 6 weeks (each season) plus an
occasional weekend day.

Qualifications:
  • See above mentioned descriptions

Compensation and Benefits:
  • See above mentioned descriptions

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Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time coaches to low-income, urban schools, where they...