Position Overview


You can make a difference in the lives of dedicated adult English language students by helping with child care during class. Two volunteers are needed each evening to assist the child care provider. You will play games, read books, and engage children in activities while their parents learn. Come have fun!


Karen Crosby, adult ELL teacher

Time commitment

Approximately 3-6 hours per week

Schedule and location

Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. at the Learning Resource Center (LRC), 3550 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines

Required qualifications

  • Age 16+
  • Enjoy spending time with children ages 2-10
  • Respect for individuals from diverse backgrounds

Contact Caitlin Quirk at quirkc@wdmcs.org to sign up!