DC Elementary School Summer Program Aide


Cause Areas


Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:00 AM - Fri Aug 04, 2017 05:30 PM


1029 Vermont Ave. NWSuite 810Washington, DC 20005


Asian American LEAD Youth Leadership Empowerment and Development (AALEAD) is a youth development organization. Our mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after school, summer, and mentoring programs. For more information, please visit our web site at www.aalead.org .

AALEAD’s DC Elementary School Summer Program primarily serves low-income Asian Pacific American youth in elementary school between the ages of 4-11. These programs provide identity development, educational empowerment, and leadership opportunities to our youth. The Program runs Monday through Friday, beginning June 26, 2017 and ending July 28, 2017.

Elementary School Program Aides report to the DC Elementary School Program Coordinator (Charles Kuo).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing classroom behavior;

  • Support students individually or in groups;

  • Carry out specific tasks, as directed by the teacher and/or teaching assistant, such as reading and writing assignments;

  • Provide assistance with vocabulary and grammar;

  • Correct student pronunciation, spelling and syntax;

  • Assist with summer projects;

  • Chaperone field trips;

  • Assist with sport, recreational, art, and extracurricular activities;

  • Have a great attitude and be ready to have some FUN!

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Gain experience in areas of education and community-based non-profit work

  • Build relationships with youth from our community

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Have fun with our students :)

Time Commitment:

  • Time commitment is flexible.

  • We ask that volunteers commit to at least one shift per week.

Next Steps:

  • Contact Vi Bui, Volunteer Programs Coordinator at vbui@aalead.org or 202-884-0322 x110 for more information and to receive the AALEAD Volunteer Application.

  • Complete AALEAD Volunteer Application.

  • Schedule a brief interview so we can get to know your interests and strengths.

  • Attend an AALEAD Volunteer Orientation and Training.


  • Tutoring
  • Child Development
  • Youth Services
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week

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