FAFSA Day Volunteer - Salem


(42.51821,-70.88762)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sun Nov 06, 2016, 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Where

Salem Academy Charter School45 Congress StreetSalem, MA 01970


About

YOUR ROLE: will be to assist families submit their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Join the Massachusetts effort, "College Goal Sunday", in supporting families completing and submitting FAFSA applications to receive federal financial aid. LEAP for Education has partnered with Salem Academy Charter School for this event scheduled for Sunday, November 6th, 2016 from 9:00am-2:00pm at Salem Academy Charter School (45 Congress St., Salem, MA).

KEY RESPONSABILITIES

Answer questions regarding the FAFSA that families might have, show students how to begin their FAFSA applications and ensure that families leave the event having completed and submitted their applications, as well as having an understanding of follow up steps.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge/experience with the FAFSA application would be helpful, but it is not required. Training will be provided.

TIME COMMITMENT

2 to 5 hours on Sunday, November 6th, 2016 between 9:00am-2:00pm

TRAINING

There will be a required training session at Salem Academy Charter School (45 Congress St., Salem, MA) on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 6:00pm (which is about a week and a half prior to the event). Training is not required for those who are already experts in filling out the FAFSA. If you cannot attend this mandatory training just let us know so we can try to make alternate arrangements. At the event, there will be a FAFSA expert, as well as staff with plenty of experience helping families fill out the application.

Skills

  • People Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2-5 hs for event, 2 hs for training (if needed)
Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.