Welcome Baby is a program hosted by:
This program operates in Box Elder County, Davis County, Salt Lake County, and Weber County.
Hannah Kenny, Director, Welcome Baby - United Way of Northern Utah
Welcome Baby is a free community service designed to promote a healthy, secure, and enjoyable beginning for parents, new babies, and their family members. AmeriCorps members in this program recruit and manage volunteers to provide home visits to increase child-development support to 580+ new parents.
Top reasons that members like serving with Welcome Baby:
- Work in the community to support children and families
- Hands on experience in doctor's offices and community agencies
- Flexible part-time hours allow for attending college during service
- Gain early childhood experience
Qualifications to serve with Welcome Baby:
Must be 18 years old
Experience in early childhood and/or similar college courses encouraged but not required
Ability to work with families and volunteers
Self-starter with team mentality and organizational skills