Barrett Early learning Center

What Will the Volunteers Do?

At Barrett Early Learning Center, volunteers assist the staff primarily during recess and play time. They interact closely with the children, involving themselves with games and playtime as well as helping out with fun learning activities. Barrett is a small, tight-knit community, and as a volunteer you get the chance to really get to know the kids and staff members.

When?

Monday - Friday, 9am - 11am; 3pm - 6pm

Who?

2 - 5 year olds

Where?

410 Ridge Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Website

https://www.barrettelc.org/

 

Chancellor Street Preschool

What Will the Volunteers Do?

At Chancellor Street volunteers get to play and help preschoolers through their morning. This includes everything from noticing who is having a hard time getting into a game (and helping them find the words they need) to practical issues like washing hands. Our kids love getting to play with Madison House volunteers and because we are located on the corner we often see our Madison House friends outside of their volunteer day which is very exciting for the children.

When?

Monday - Friday, 9am - 12pm

Who?

3 - 5 year olds

Where?

1700 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Website

http://www.c-street.org/

 

Congregation Beth Israel

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Volunteers will work in preschool classrooms interacting with students both in group settings and one on one. Activities include but are not limited to participating and assisting with art projects, reading to groups of children, supervising at the local park, and assisting teachers with prep in the classroom. Volunteers have the opportunity to make connections with local children and get a glimpse of life outside of the university.

When?

Monday through Friday, 2 hour shifts between 8 and 5:30

Who?

2 - 6 year olds

Where?

301 East Jefferson Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Note: CBI is located in a synagogue, but you do not need to be Jewish to volunteer

Website

http://www.cbipreschool.org/

 

The international school of charlottesville

What Will the Volunteers Do?

The ISC is a local preschool that offers French and Spanish language immersion programs for students in the school’s Toddler Program, Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. While at the school, volunteers assist with classroom activities, and may, but are not required, to lead their own activities with classrooms to gain early childhood education experience. Volunteers also have the option to request which age group of classroom they would like to be placed in, and the school will make an effort to honor those requests.

When?

Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:30 and 3:30-5:30

Who?

2 - 6 year olds

Where?

830 Monticello Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Note: Volunteers at the ISC need to speak either Spanish or French as this is a full-immersion program for the attending students. Volunteers will need to provide record of TB test results (can be obtained from Student Health).

Website

http://www.theisc.org/

 

Piedmont Family YMCA Early Learning Center

What Will the Volunteers Do?

At the Piedmont YMCA Early Learning Center, volunteers get the experience of what an early learning center encompasses. They will be a part of the children’s educational experience as we implement the new curriculum STREAMin3 and the importance of play based learning. Our volunteers have the opportunity to float to various classrooms to get a better understanding of the developmental milestones.

When?

Monday through Friday, 9-11 and 11-1

Who?

Infants and children ages 6 weeks - 5 years

Where?

233 4th Street NW, Suite Y, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Note: Volunteers will need to provide record of TB test results (can be obtained from Student Health).

Website

https://piedmontymca.org/cms-view-page.php?page=early-learning-center

St. Mark’s Lutheran Preschool

What Will the Volunteers Do?

St. Mark’s is a play-based, "best practices" school. Volunteers should expect to assist with care for children, classroom activities, and on the playground.” The school employs a program that nurtures each area of development in order to best prepare children for a lifetime of learning. Located on Alderman Road, St. Mark’s is very accessible from first year dorms!

When?

Monday through Friday, 9-11 and 3-5

Who?

Ages 2½ to 5 years old

Where?

100 Alderman Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Note: Volunteers must complete Child Protection Training at the church as well as a background check with fingerprinting.

Website

https://www.stmarkpreschool.net/

University child development center

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Our school is home to 115 children/families and is associated with the University of Virginia. We love volunteers who are ready to have fun and make a difference in the lives of our wonderful children. If you love reading, building, drawing and singing then you will fit right in. We create amazing experience where the possibilities are infinite.

When?

Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30 and 3:30-5:30

Who?

2-5 year olds

Where?

180 Copeley Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Note: Volunteers will need to provide record of TB test results (can be obtained from Student Health).

Website

https://www2.virginia.edu/childdevelopmentcenter/

 

Westminster Child Care Center

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Although it may seem that volunteers are simply playing with children, their role at WCCC is much more than that! Volunteers are positive role models, impacting young lives in a meaningful way. Their work helps provide high-quality, meaningful interactions, supports teachers, and models for children engaged and caring behavior. Our mission is to provide a diverse population of families with affordable high-quality child care and early childhood education.

When?

Monday through Friday, 2 hour shifts from 8-1 and 3-5:30

Who?

6 weeks through 5 years old

Where?

450 Rugby Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Website

http://www.westccc.net/