QUEENS CENTER FOR PROGRESS
81-15 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
For this site please contact the site supervisor listed below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.
(718) 380- 3000 ext. 255 (contact first)
Supervisor of Day Services
Phone: (718) 380 -3000 ext. 226
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Queens Centers for Progress is committed to providing person-centered services and supports to children and adults who have developmental disabilities. The goal of these services and supports is to promote independence, community involvement, and quality of life.
Tasks Available for Students
Various tasks available including preparing art/dance/music/photography/theatre/computer programs, to assist with group activities.
Those with a background or career in teaching and/or art/music/dance/photography/theatre may enjoy: Teaching, Preparing art materials, Becoming an Artist-in-Residence
Classroom Assistant: Classroom assistants must come prepared to teach or run a group activity. Our classroom assistants help in so many ways. Responsibilities for this position include setting up the room, interacting with our individuals, helping individuals follow directions to ensure completion of work, and cleaning the classroom after class.
Weekdays between 9am and 2pm
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
Medical requirement-recent PPD (within 8 mos).
Orientation – 3 FULL days ( 8:30 – 4:30 pm)
Reference Letter (AS-L Lourdes Hall have them)
Students must be informed that there is to be NO FOOD and NO FLUIDS given to any disabled individual at any time. Students will not be left alone with individual with disabilities for any reason, at any time. Also, if students are not sure of any situation at any time during the visit they must reach out to a supervisor at QCP.
Service Hours: QCP will track our volunteers' hours of service. Your time with us will be carefully recorded and easily accessible by staff. We are more than happy to assist our volunteers in filling out forms needed to verify service hours.
Union Tpke west to 164st. Make a left. The bldg. is located one block south of Union Tpke on the left side of the street. (Please note that there is no parking in our lot during the weekend day office hours you must find parking on the street.)
Take Kew Gardens bound Q46 to 164th Street. The bldg. is located one block south of Union Tpke. on the left side of the street
Updated 08/22/19 DM