Head Start

Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enrolled children and families. Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive child development programs that serve pregnant women, children from 6 weeks to age 5, and their families.TAP’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs serve over 1,000 children every year.

Special Requirements:

  • Head Start requires all volunteers to complete Finger Print & Criminal Background checks. Head Start requires volunteers to commit to at least 10 hours a month.
  • Head Start will allow youth 15-17 years old to volunteer with parental consent


  • Assisting in large motor activities;
  • Preparing materials for the day;
  • Reading to children;
  • Assisting in arts & crafts;
  • Participating in outdoor activities;
  • Answering phones; and
  • Maintaining property such as painting playgrounds & equipment, landscaping around facilities, etc.

Dates and times available:

Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm