Opportunity Details

Children Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Polinsky Art Programs

If you enjoy spending time assisting children in accessing and expanding their creative abilities we have the volunteer opportunity for you! Volunteers may assist staff in providing art appreciation forums for children ages 2 to 18 years of age. A variety of art styles are offered including but not limited to: dance, music, crafts, painting, and gardening projects.

Volunteer Requirements

• This opportunity requires a minimum of 8 hours per month for one year of volunteer service, as well as in-house training requirements
• The minimum age to volunteer is 21 years
• A background check is required of all volunteers
• A medical exam is required of all volunteers
• Live Scan fingerprinting is required of all volunteers

About the Polinsky Children’s Center

The A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children's Center is a 24-hour temporary shelter care facility for children who must be separated from their families for their own safety, or when parents cannot provide care. Each month approximately 100 children ages birth to 18 years old are admitted to the Polinsky Children's Center.

Polinsky temporary shelter care facility volunteers provide special attention and activities for the children at Polinsky Children's Center. This may include helping children up to 18 years of age with homework, gardening, art projects, sports, and social activities.


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Volunteers needed through 2/22/2020

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