Little Hands is a volunteer-driven organization and your active participation ensures the smooth operation of the overall success of the program, and a positive experience for your family.
in-class parent participation & DUTIES (weekly)
Regular attendance at day classes provides the optimal experience for both parent and child. This allows the child to adapt to and embrace the routine and environment, and it allows the parent to build community and a deeper understanding of child development through regular class discussions.
At each class, parents serve either as "supervisors" or "observers", alternating each week:
More details on how parent roles and rotations work can be found in the FAQs.
JOB HOURS (15 hours)
Each family is asked to contribute 15 job hours (or, minimum 8 hours if joining after January 1). Job preferences are requested as part of the registration process, and we make every effort to assign jobs that fit your time, talents and preferences. Please learn about the jobs in detail in the Job Descriptions prior to registration.
Families will need to complete and submit the Job Completion Form by May 13th to record the required hours to receive a refund of the Maintenance Co-Op Deposit.
EVENT volunteering (5 hours)
Each family is required to put 5 hours towards one of the social or fundraising events held during the school year. Families joining after January 1 may request that volunteer hours be prorated to no less than 2 hours towards an event. See details on the events here.
SATURDAY MAINTENANCE WORKDAY (3.5 hours)
EvENING CLASSES (3 total)
Little Hands is committed to providing education to parents, and evening classes are an important part of our curriculum. Specifically, attendance is required for:
Registration will begin on February 1 for returning families and February 10 for new families.
After reviewing the Job Descriptions document to learn about possible jobs, you can:
Already registered? Update existing registration and account information here.
Questions? Read the FAQs.