A Week in the Work Life

Hi there! Tony and Julie call me Yebo Life's children's ministry and ECD (early childhood development) guru. I serve every week with our ministry partners that work with kids, and next year, I'll be studying to become a qualified ECD teacher. I officially became a full-time staff member of Yebo Life in July, and this is what a week in the work life looks like for me!


Monday

9:00 / arrive at Brightly Beams Educare

9:30 / assist the teachers with "morning ring" (teach a song or poem)

10:00 / lead Teacher Lee Ann's class while she was on leave (writing activity that aids in motor development)

11:00 / free play with the children (jump ropes, scooters, balls, imaginary play)

12:00 / serve lunch to the children

12:30 / put the children down for a nap

2:00 pm / create curriculum* for the Craft Ministry and Sunday School at the Yebo Life office

*For example, I may create a craft and lesson on self-worth that teaches children about their value and about the importance of having a relationship with Jesus.


Tuesday 

9:00 / team meeting

12:00 / do any last minute preparations for the Craft Ministry

1:30 / arrive in Lavender Hill to set up for the Craft Ministry

2:00 / serve with Restoring Hands

4:00 / have a meal with Edwin and Angie, leaders of Restoring Hands


Wednesday

9:00 / arrive at Brightly Beams Educare

9:30 / assist the teachers with "morning ring" (teach about safety)

10:00 / lead Teacher Lee Ann's class while she was on leave (coloring activity and potato print activity that teaches about shapes)

11:00 / free play with the children (jump ropes, scooters, balls, imaginary play)

12:00 / serve lunch to the children

12:30 / put the children down for a nap

1:30 / have my individual meeting with Tony and Julie

2:30 / create curriculum for the Craft Ministry and Sunday School at the Yebo Life office


Thursday

9:00 / arrive at Brightly Beams Educare

9:30 / assist the teachers with "morning ring" (read a story and ask questions)

10:00 / lead Teacher Lee Ann's class while she was on leave (pasting activity and coloring activity that teaches about colors)

11:00 / free play with the children (jump ropes, scooters, balls, imaginary play)

12:00 / serve lunch to the children

12:30 / put the children down for a nap

1:00 / design flyers to hand out to the Lavender Hill community about Team Detroit

2:00 / arrange field trip to the World of Birds for Brightly Beams Educare

3:00 / catch up on admin


Friday

9:00 / create curriculum for the Craft Ministry and Sunday School at the Yebo Life office

1:00 / leave the office


Sunday

7:30 / arrive in Lavender Hill to drive with Edwin and Angie to Cafda

8:00 / help lead a children's Sunday School with Edwin and Angie in Cafda