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Respite

Last date was Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 12:00am
Repeats monthly on the 5th Saturday
This event has ended. If you attended, let the organizer know by recording your impact!

About

Positions0 Open Positions Remaining (see below)
ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close Date24 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Come participate in fun activities with kiddos while parents have the opportunity to take some time to themselves! Parents will drop their children off at 1:00 p.m. and volunteers and staff from ABA Today will provide a safe, fun, inclusive environment for the children until parents pick them back up at 4:00 p.m.

***Since this event is for families that have children with Autism and other special needs, the staff from ABA Today will provide a free, one-time training for volunteers prior to the event. This training is mandatory, once you've been trained you can volunteer for all future Respite dates. 

This event give parents the opportunity to take a much needed break! Respite parents reported:
"We just had our first meal out in over a year! Thank you so much!"

"We had such a great time on Saturday. We actually got to see a movie that was not rated G! From what I can tell, our child had a great time too. The volunteers were absolutely wonderful, welcoming and gracious and the Easter Seals gym is so cool!"
Requirements
Must have a negative TB skin test on file, complete a fingerprint-based background check, and attend the mandatory training before the event.
PerksHelping parents take care of themselves as care-takers, providing fun, inclusive social opportunities for kids with special needs, sharing your time and talents with individuals that appreciate you!
Parking DetailsThere are plenty of spaces in our lot but please leave the front two rows open for families.
CausesChildren & Youth Disabled
SkillsCare Taker Child Care Health Care Help w/People Teaching
GivePulse
34 Positions Filled | 21 Impacts | 75 Hours

Location: 8505 Cross Park Drive, Suite 120, Austin, TX 78754

Shifts and Dates

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.6/15Over

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.2/15Over

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.3/15Over

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.3/15Over

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.4/15Over

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.1/15Over

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.2/15Over

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.3/15Over

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.1/15Over

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.2/15Over

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.1/15Over

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

ShiftStartEndDescriptionPositions 
Respite Volunteer12:30pm4:30pmHelp with set-up, check-in, keeping kids safe and engaged during the respite time, playing in age-appropriate ways with the children, and helping with clean-up.4/15Over