- Volunteers to assist
- Blogger to write about the event
About the Project
They are interested in working with sculpting or painting a ceramic tile or object or other arts and craft project appropriate for pre-school aged children.
There will be approximately 16 students per program
They request the project themes: “all about me and friendship. All about Me means learning what makes you special, while friendship focuses on respecting others and how to be a friend. The project must also fit within one or more of the Paint Love themes: A) Loving/respecting yourself, B) Loving/respecting others, C) Seeking and strengthening positive relationships, and D) Investing in your community.
About the Organization
Our House breaks the chains of homelessness by providing quality early childhood education and comprehensive support services for families who are experiencing homelessness. Through housing support, family services, employment training, and early childhood education for infants through pre-school, Our House offers children and families experiencing homelessness the tools, support, and education they need to thrive. By tackling homelessness at its source, they help the generation experiencing homelessness today, and break the cycle for those most likely to experience it tomorrow. They serve Pre-K students aged 4‑5 who are experiencing homelessness or transitioning from homelessness.
Volunteers must be at least 14 years old (high school students must volunteer with an adult), have a background check on file with Paint Love and completed background check/application through Our House (application is on the Our House website)
Our House has some children who cannot be photographed. Unless there is explicit permission granted from Our House staff, volunteers may not take or post photos of the students’ faces or names.