Volunteers

Monday, September 25, 2017

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Advocate/Educate

  • Participate in partnerships with community sectors to improve programs and services for young children and their families;
  • Initiate partnerships with community sectors to improve programs and services for young children and their families;
  • Host or sponsor community forums on early childhood topics, such as brain development, parenting programs, quality child care, or access to health care;
  • Publish articles about the importance of the early years;
  • Work with media to publicize local programs that offer parent education, family support, early care and education, and health services;
  • Provide parenting information;
  • Form family support groups;
  • Sponsor or host family literacy classes;
  • Inform others in your organization/business about the importance of the first years of life;
  • Provide family insurance coverage that includes prenatal and maternity care, well child, mental health care and immunizations;
  • Conduct surveys or focus groups tlearn about the needs of families with young children;
  • Inform the public about the importance of the early years on advertisements, promotions and products;
  • Include information about healthy early childhood development in professional training and education programs;
  • Invite local speakers to offer parenting seminars;
  • Communicate concern about the importance of the early years to policy makers;
  • Collect information about local early childhood needs and resources, family activities and initiatives;
  • Publish information about local early childhood needs and resources, family activities and initiatives;
  • Promote and provide immunizations and health exams for young children;
  • Publicize the importance of the first years of life;
  • Encourage families tread to their children, beginning at birth and throughout childhood;
  • Help parents gain access to resources about parenting and child development; or
  • Learn more about early childhood development.

Support

  • Fund public awareness efforts about the importance of early childhood development;
  • Celebrate and honor community leaders and organizations that are making a difference for young children and their families
  • Honor and reward volunteers who provide or improve early childhood programs and services; or
  • Provide long-term financial support for early childhood development efforts.

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