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VOLUNTEER
CLASSROOM COMPANION

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Basics:
 

  • Commit to at least one (1) school year of volunteering (August-May)
     

  • Co-facilitate small groups of children/teens in a school setting
     

  • Lead activities
     

  • Includes 4-6 hours of training

     

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old and care about children
     

  • Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to commute to schools
     

  • Be able to work as a team member
     

  • Agree to criminal background check prior to assuming duties
     

  • Be trustworthy working in a confidential environment


 

Time Commitment:

​In-school peer-support groups vary in scheduling. Classroom Companions must have daytime availability to facilitate during or immediately following the school day.
 

  • Ready to commit to at least one (1) school year of volunteering (May-August)
     

  • Attend 4-6 hours of training with Erin's House School Partnership Manager and Volunteer Director
     

  • Attend check-in meetings on a weekly or bi-weekly basis with Erin's House School Partnership Manager

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If you feel the Volunteer Classroom Companion role is the right fit for you, please complete the Classroom Companion Application using the button below. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview and tour of Erin's House.

For more information or questions, please contact Lauren (Boles) Linnick, School Partnership Manager: 260.423.2466 or Lauren@ErinsHouse.org.

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