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Lunchtime SUN Volunteer Needed at Madison HS!

Title of Volunteer Position: LUNCHTIME HANGOUT VOLUNTEER

Staff Supervisor: LUA MASUMI, SUN SITE MANAGER Title of Volunteer Position: Lunchtime Hangout Volunteer

Staff Supervisor: Lua Masumi, SUN Site Manager

Background: Students come to the SUN Room and Sun classes to learn, have fun and grow. During lunch, students use the room for foosball, pool, and other activities. We are in need of a volunteer 1-4 hours/wk to provide a positive role model and interact with the students during this time.

Timeframe: The Sun Program offers three eight-week program periods. Fall classes run Oct 12th—Dec 4th. Lunch hangout takes place 11:52-12:32 Mon, Tue, and Fri, Wed 11:13—11:53, and Thu 11:26—12: 07. We are especially in need of a volunteer for the Wed lunch hour!

Additional opportunities may be available during after-school hours (3:00—5:00 M/Th). One-time only volunteer opportunities may be available for school wide events, fairs or parties and may occur outside the regular SUN programming hours or on weekends.

Tasks: To interact and engage with students during the lunch hour.

Volunteer Profile: REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND CHARACTERISTICS: · Ability and desire to work with high school age Students. · An Ability to use goods judgement when working with youth in a school setting. · An Ability to use goods judgement when working people from diverse backgrounds-considering cultural, religious and ethnic standards. · Must be a high school graduate. · Must be committed to the SUN Model- Schools Uniting Communities- and to the students.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: · A self starter with experience engaging high school aged students. · Interested in continued commitment and involvement to/with SUN- planning and implementing classes, etc… in the future. · Language Skills in a foregn Language preferably Spanish, Somali or Vietnamese.

Additional Information: Volunteers will need to have a background check completed through Portland Public Schools District Offices or through the Portland Police Bureau if working with students.