Houseparent

Purpose

Provide a safe, caring environment for children ages 5-18 and their legal guardians attending The WARM Place for evening support groups.

Responsibilities

  • Honor houseparent guidelines.
  • Set up kitchen and dining area for evening meals.
  • Greet and welcome families upon arrival.
  • Assist with locating name tags.
  • Take food from families to the kitchen.
  • Be available to assist families during the meal.
  • Clean up kitchen and dining area following the meal.
  • Report any areas of concern to staff person.

Qualifications

  • 18 years old unless accompanied by a legal guardian or if special permission is given by volunteer coordinator.
  • Willing to interact with families and other volunteers.
  • Able to work as a team member.
  • Agree to criminal background check prior to assuming duties.

Supervision

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • The WARM Place Staff

Time Commitment

Evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 PM on a designated night (Monday – Thursday) every other week.

Training

On-the-job training.