Inspiration Playground Ambassador

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Inspiration Playground Volunteer Ambassador


Days:
Three Saturdays per month
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Season: June through September
Job site: Inspiration Playground at Bellevue Downtown Park
Length of commitment: Six hours minimum. Volunteers choose three or more two-hour sessions.
Age: Minimum of 16 years and older. Adults are welcome to volunteer!

Students: Want to volunteer for 40 hours to get service hours for graduation? Learn about how to coordinate community services by being an ambassador at multiple sessions throughout the summer. Also, learn about and assist with volunteer training, volunteer recruitment, grand funding, organizing events and providing community resources and education.

Reports to: Inspiration Playground Community Engagement Coordinator
Work environment: Outdoors
Background check required: Yes

Primary Responsibilities:
Help us make our community fun and inclusive! The Inspiration Playground was built to be an inclusive play space for people with and without disabilities to use together. Help us represent the playground's mission and engage our community. Ambassadors will be at the playground on Saturdays and will:
  • Play on the playground
  • Make the playground welcoming
  • Answer questions from kids and adults
  • Advocate for kids with disabilities
  • Encourage inclusive play
  • Assist with use of the equipment
  • Represent the playground's mission
  • Help build community

Ambassadors should come ready to play! Ambassadors will be on the playground and will access the space alongside the kids and families. Successful ambassadors will be energetic and enthusiastic, easy to talk to, accessible for kids who need assistance or have questions, and comfortable being available to provide support without being an authority figure.

To apply: Contact Molly Fay for application paperwork and access to the scheduling page. Email mfay@bellevuewa.gov or call 425-452-4620.

The City of Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.