SCF Early Head Start (EHS)

Rays of Sunrise Classroom Volunteer



Sunrise Children’s Foundation

Rays of Sunrise Volunteer and Internship Program



Rays of Sunrise Classroom Volunteer


Program: Early Head Start Center

Supervisor: Volunteer & Special Events Manager


Position Description: Under the supervision of the Volunteer & Special Events Manager and direct guidance of the Early Head Start (EHS) Center Director, the Rays of Sunrise Classroom Volunteer would support the teachers with developmentally appropriate activities that support children 6 weeks to 5 years with their growth and development. This support enables children to develop personal relationships, learn how to experiment and explore in their immediate environment, make choices, solve problems, and develop age-appropriate social and self-help skills. The Rays of Sunrise Classroom Volunteer may be assigned to assist in a variety of classroom/center tasks as needed to support program goals and to comply with licensing regulations.


There may be additional duties depending on site placed but general duties can include:

  • Supports SCF and EHS policies, procedures, standards of conduct and philosophy of the program
  • Cleans, sanitizes and helps to maintain a healthy, safe, clean environment inside and outside such as keeping the classrooms clean, cleaning up from meals and helping to keep the playground clean.
  • Participates in hands on developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive indoor/outdoor activities with the children
  • read and sing to the children
  • Works cooperatively with staff and families
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of SCF children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Maintains a professional attitude and cooperates with colleagues and administration
  • Maintain drug free-work workplace
  • Relieve other staff and volunteers for breaks and lunches as needed
  • Assist with putting up classroom bulletin boards
  • Assisting with activity preparations



SCF will pay fees associated with the below requirements

  • Attend all workshops and trainings as deemed necessary by SCF-EHS Management such as successfully completing and maintains First Aid and CPR certification, SIDS training, Child Abuse and reporting, etc.
  • Maintains a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Work Card (Sheriff's Card) for Child Care
  • Must submit negative TB results (One-Step Skin Test or Chest X-Ray ) prior to start date
  • Must pass pre-volunteer drug/alcohol testing
  • Must have a physical performed and document submitted prior to start date



  • Rays of Sunrise Orientation with Volunteer & Special Events Manager
  • On-site training directed by Center Director


Volunteer Benefits:

  • Satisfaction of giving back to the community
  • Directly impact the children and families SCF serves
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Free professional trainings and certifications
  • Recognition for contributions
  • Opportunity to meet diverse people, families, fellow volunteers, and staff