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Volunteers Are the Heart of Our Program

We offer many opportunities for you to make a difference in the lives of the families that we serve and the success of our program depends on parents and community members who are willing to contribute time and talent to our efforts.

Volunteer work at the Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program comes in many forms both inside and outside of the classroom. Below are some examples of how you can help.


Classroom Activities Include:

  • Reading or telling stories to children
  • Helping in all activity areas in the classroom such as art, cooking experiences, building and much more
  • Sharing family recipes, stories and cultural traditions
  • Greeting children and help with arrival routines
  • Assisting children with teeth brushing, meals, or nap times


Non-Classroom Activities Include:

  • Helping with playground maintenance or toy repair
  • Assisting with parent and classroom bulletin boards
  • Attending parent group meetings or joining policy council
  • Gathering or make materials for classroom projects
  • Aiding with outdoor seasonal upkeep such as raking leaves, spreading mulch or shoveling


There are also many opportunities for more specific skill sets such as:

  • General Office Clerks
  • Reception Desk Clerks
  • Kitchen Assistants
  • Car Washers
  • Fundraisers
  • Community Representatives


What is the time commitment?

Daily help in the classrooms and one-time projects are equally welcomed. No committment is too large or too small. We greatly appreciate all volunteer hours and we are eager to make working with us a positive experience. 


*To volunteer with Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program you must attend a volunteer orientation and complete a criminal history and you may be asked to have a Tuberculosis test.


About the Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program

Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program is a private, non-profit organization serving Southwest Washington and North Central Idaho. Our primary purpose is to provide early childhood education and family support services to limited-income families through several sources including Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), the state of Washington's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) and the state of Idaho's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.