Newark Volunteers
Playworks - Newark, NJ

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Direct Service Volunteer Responsibilities:

The majority of our Volunteer positions are direct service positions. These individuals will be working with schools based programs to provide outlets of play. Examples of direct service are:
· Recess Program support
o Create a safe and inclusive playground yard and be a significant presence on the yard by organizing and playing large games with 20+ students as well as role modeling positive behavior
· After-School Program support (ASP)
o Co-facilitating ASP (i.e. running programs, workshops and games for school age students)
o Tutoring (helping students with homework help)
· Developmental Sports League support
o Coaching co-ed volleyball or all girl’s basketball teams
o Refereeing co-ed volleyball or all girl’s basketball
o Coaching team practices
      • Leading warm-up exercises (stretches etc.)
      • Lead skill building activities
      • Lead ice breakers
      • Team scrimmages
Additional Program Support
· Participating in various school/community outreach projects or events
Administrative Volunteer Responsibilities:
· Helping with administrative tasks (i.e. filing paperwork, setting up mass mailings, other administrative duties)
Qualifications:
  • Passionate commitment to Playworks mission and long-term vision on behalf of children and the importance of play
  • Patient and enjoys working with elementary school aged children
  • Comfortable working in a leadership role with 10 to 12 kids
  • Meets Playworks screening requirements and background check.

Compensation and Benefits:
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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...