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Childcare Volunteer

Are you interested in making a difference in a child's life? Providence House protects at-risk children and supports families through crisis, strengthening communities to end child abuse and neglect. If you are committed to helping others, value communication, and collaboration, and are passionate about what we do, we'd love to have you join our team! Volunteers provide support to the childcare staff through direct work with the children and through the completion of laundry, meal preparation, and light cleaning tasks.

Volunteer Eligibility

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Able to commit to a weekly volunteer shift of 2 or 3 hours
  • Applicants must complete documentation required by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS):
  • Volunteer application
  • 3 positive references
  • Medical statements and TB test (forms provided)
  • FBI and Ohio BCI background checks

When Can I Volunteer?

Volunteers may choose any day of the week to complete their shift. Childcare volunteers make an ongoing commitment to the agency by volunteering regularly over time. They may choose any of the following time frames as their weekly shift:

  • 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Training Requirements

Volunteers must also meet the training requirements set forth by ODJFS in compliance with our licensure (52 hours of training within the first year of service), including CPR and First Aid certification (can be obtained within 6 months of the start of volunteering).

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