19 people are interested
Teacher / assistant in humanities education for incarcerated men.
ORGANIZATION: Rising Hope, Inc.
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19 people are interested
Rising Hope, Inc offers a post secondary eduction in ministry and human services to incarcerated men. This is a 2 semester program with classes offered 5 evenings or afternoons per week for 15 weeks. Our courses have been recommended for 3 credit hours by the National College Credit Recommendation Service, a division the New York State Education Department. Our students are well motivated, eager to learn. We have an established curriculum and syllabi for each course which of course can be modified to some degree.
We are seeking individuals to act as teaching assistants. A bachelor's or associate's degree is necessary. We are beginning a new semester in late February.
The process of application by the Department of Corrections can take two to three months so please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested in joining this challenging and rewarding work.
Our program is open to students of any faith tradition or no faith tradition.
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
One volunteer per course but volunteers needed for 3 courses.
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About Rising Hope, Inc.
230 King's Mall #124, Kingston, NY 12401, US
The Post-Secondary Education Program in Ministry and Human Services is a college-level course of study designed to prepare men in prison for ministry and work in the helping professions while in prison and after release. The program is open to prison inmates of all (or no) faith traditions who wish to serve and minister to others' needs.
Currently the Rising Hope program is offered to inmates at Fishkill, Woodbourne and Sing Sing Correctional Facilities. There are two semesters, each consisting of classes held nightly Monday-Friday for 15 weeks. In addition classes may be offered in the summer or between semesters.
Courses vary from time to time but include college writing skills, theology, ethics, counseling, sociology, Old and New Testament studies, church history and homiletics/public speaking. Volunteers need a minimum of Master's degree and must be at least 21 years of age.
Woodbourne Correctional FacilityWoodbourne, NY 12788
February 23, 2023
- Critical Thinking
- Adult Education
- Reading / Writing
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Classes meet 1 evening per week for 15 weeks
- We welcome individuals who share our passion for helping inmates transform their lives.