Volunteers are an important part of our Head Start program. The program and children benefit each year form the invaluable support of volunteers.
Assist children with classroom activities.
Assist the Kitchen Manager with the preparation of meals (Food Handlerís card required).
Work with the Family Advocate to plan workshops and Family night activities.
Meet once a month for Family Night for business and an activity or training.
Plan fundraising projects, earning money for center activities and field trips.
A governing body whose membership includes at least 51% parents of Head Start children currently enrolled in the program plus representatives of the community. The Policy Council helps to establish the goals of Head Start programs and ways to meet such goals within HHS guidelines.
Staff, parents, health care professionals, community volunteers and community agency staff meet twice a year to discuss related issues and provide advice.
The non-profit sponsor of the Kidco Head Start program. The board provides general oversight, direction and evaluation of the Head Start program. The board also fosters public awareness for the Head Start program and joins in raising donations for advancing program projects.
If you are interested in more information about these volunteer opportunities, please view our Locations & Contact Information page and contact the center where you would like to volunteer or our administration office.