Joggers for Juniors: Creative Efforts

Creative Efforts was designed to empower children with special needs to express themselves through art projects, card making and painting as a way for them to feel their important role in giving  back. The themed creations focuses the children to feel confident and successful on their mission to be performing acts of kindness.  

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM STEPS

1. Fill out the volunteer form.

2. MATCHING

• Bake Back America supplies all contact information.

• Joggers for Juniors confirms day and time, ages and amount of children.

 

Givers: children with special needs making give back item

• Joggers for Juniors or volunteer chooses an organization or child with special needs to empower.

Recipients: receiving give back items

• Joggers for Juniors or volunteer chooses the recipient from shelter, hospital, nursing home, to receive the give back.

 

3. PREPARING 

• Volunteer prepares a one hour session with children with special needs to make a creative give back project.

• Volunteer prepares a creative project such as a painting, drawing, clay work or other art project.

• Volunteer creates an example of their project. See helpful hints.

4. COLLECTING

• Volunteer confirms organization has supplies.

• If not, volunteer collects the supplies.

5. COMMUNICATING

• Bake Back America sets up a group text with organization with children with special needs and volunteer.

Givers: children with special needs making give back item

Virtual Session

• Volunteer conducts one hour session with children with special needs to make creative project.

• Volunteer sends a zoom link 45 minutes to group text or supplied email to make event.

If there is no response, volunteer calls recipient immediately and if there is no answer, contacts Bake Back America.

• Volunteer offers face time if zoom isn’t working.

• Volunteer writes "done" on group text when session completed.

In-Person Session

• Volunteer must wear a mask and social distance.

6. DELIVERING

• Volunteer drop off is non contact.

• Volunteer ensures delivery of art projects to recipients.

• Bake Back America supplies volunteer with address, day and time for drop off.


7. SHARING

• Help Bake Back America inspire others.

• Email photos if yourself and creative effort to bakebackamerica@gmail.com.

Waiver must be signed to take photos of the recipient.

VOLUNTEERS

Read the Joggers for Juniors Welcome Letter:

Organizations with Children with Special Needs:

HELPFUL HINTS

LET'S BE CREATIVE

CREATIVE PROJECT

Thanksgiving example:

• A creative project can be bookmarks to show your appreciation.

Other craft projects:

www.thebestideasforkids.com/craft-ideas-for-kids

RECIPIENT PROGRAM STEPS

1. Fill out the recipient form.

2. Bake Back America will contact you to get started.

3. Email photos to bakebackamerica@gmail.com so we can post and inspire others.

RECIPIENTS

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