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Play Leaders-Summer 2015

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Positions38 Remaining
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Play with children up to age 17 in the waiting area while they wait for their appointment or when their parents are in consultation with staff;
Create a pleasant, structured environment for children;
Interact with children and observe their social skills with other children and adults;
Discuss children’s interaction styles and playroom activities with therapists treating the children and their families when necessary.
Must be at least 18 years of age;
Must commit to volunteer a two-hour time shift at least once a week for at least one semester (fall, spring, or summer);
Must be able to engage children with age appropriate games, art projects, and so forth;
Must be able to make objective observations about child behavior;
Must have willingness to initiate discussions about playroom problems and achievements with therapist and administrative staff;
Must attend a one-hour orientation; and
Must undergo a criminal background check.
For more information on being a volunteer play leader contact volunteer@austinchildguidance.org or 512-451-2242, ext 217.
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Location: 810 West 45th Street, Austin, TX 78751