The IRC in Charlottesville offers beginning English Classes to newly-arrived refugees each weekday at the IRC office. With summer approaching we anticipate an increased need to welcome children into our classroom. Child Watch volunteers help entertain children in a child-friendly corner of our classroom, while their parents attend class. Children and volunteers will always be in the presence of the parent(s) and the English instructor.
Location: IRC Office, 609 E Market Street, Suite 104, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Time Commitment: 8:45am-10:45am, same weekday each week
Responsibilities: Entertain kids of all ages (parents will be present, but otherwise occupied).
Skills/Qualifications: Volunteers must be good with kids, and 18 years of age or over.
How to Apply: Complete a Volunteer Application online. Once your submission has been received and reviewed, you will be contacted about attending an upcoming volunteer orientation.
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