Discovery Parties at DMPA

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There are THREE opportunities to volunteer this season. Using the signup form, you can select which ones you’re able to attend: Nov. 4, Feb. 17 and Apr. 20.

Discovery Parties take place in the hour prior to a public performance in the Civic Center lobbies and are intended to provide young audiences and their families with interactive experiences that are culturally and/or thematically tied to the performance they will attend. Guests will be invited to explore, learn and create. Each Discovery Party is unique to the performance it precedes.

Volunteers will be asked to greet guests, provide directions, help with art stations (minimal “messiness” expected) and provide general assistance throughout the event.

The time commitment for volunteers is 2.25 hours + the performance time, which we hope you will stay and enjoy.

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Can Play Basketball

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We are looking for volunteer coaches for our 2023 Opportunity Waukee Basketball program. Join 1st through 5th grade participants who are eager to have fun and learn new basketball skills and techniques! Sign up for one date or come each day, whatever fits best into your schedule.

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Can Play Dance

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We are looking for volunteer coaches for our 2024 Opportunity Waukee Dance program. Join 1st through 5th grade participants who are eager to have fun and learn new basketball skills and techniques! Sign up for one date or come each day, whatever fits best into your schedule.

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URGENT! Vince Meyer Preschool PTO Meetings

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Meeting was cancelled on January 8th and rescheduled for January 22, 2023. Your volunteer service is greatly appreciated.

While parents are participating in the PTO meeting, children will have the opportunity to play in our gross motor room while be watched by the Silver Cord Volunteers. We need volunteers the first Monday of every month from 5:15-6:15pm.

Contact Lyndsay Mount – lmount@waukeeschools.org  to apply.

H.E.R.S. Volleyball Camp

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Join 3rd through 5th grade participants who are eager to have fun and learn new volleyball skills and techniques! Sign up for one date or come each day, whatever fits best into your schedule.

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Science Center of Iowa Summer Camp Jr. Counselor

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The Junior Counselor role at the Science Center of Iowa (SCI) is a vital role to the experience of the campers, providing a fun, safe and educationally-effective learning environment. Jr. Counselors will act as role models for campers, engaging and inspiring them along their journey of lifelong science learning. Taking advantage of the opportunities for personal growth as a developing leader in our community.
-Assist Camp Educators in facilitating curriculum and activities in the daily schedule
 Support Camp Educators with sorting, gathering and doing inventory of necessary supplies
 Serve as support during field trips and transition periods of camp, keeping campers respectful, quiet and on
time in their daily schedule
 Responsible for providing care and well-being of campers while participating in programs

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Day Camp Junior Counselor

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Expectations:
• Attend a group interview in April and a training session in May or early June.
• Read and regularly review all required training materials, especially the Junior Counselor Handbook.
• While volunteering, be a positive role model in what you say and do.
• Through your actions, behaviors, and speech, you will uphold and support the museum’s Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Code of Conduct when at Living History Farms.
• Follow, abide by, and comply with all policies and program guidelines, including safety regulations, cell phone and social media policies, camp dress code, and being on time for your scheduled shift.
• Be supportive of your lead counselor in their expectations for campers.
• Respect the confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Feel free to ask for assistance, help, or guidance from your staff camp counselor, Education Program Coordinator, or Department Director.
• Regularly check the Volunteer Trello Board for important announcements, training resources, reading materials, and general museum information and updates.

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Safety City

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Each Safety City volunteers are paired with one or two children going into Kindergarten. Our sessions run for five days and meet 2.5 hours each day with morning and afternoon sessions available. The volunteers mentor their assigned kindergartners through several safety lessons and assist them with different activities throughout the week. Waukee Police Officers facilitate the class and lead everyone in a fun, healthy, safe environment.

Camp Invention

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– Earn 40 volunteer hours and strengthen college, scholarship or job applications.
– Mentor and inspire elementary and middle school children to be creative and to never give up.
– Improve leadership and communication skills through interactions with parents, mentorship and time management skills.
– Learn entrepreneurial and intellectual property concepts through the lens of invention and innovation.