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New Horizons of North Texas

By the 4th Grade, only 1 in 3 Dallas County students read at a level on track for college. We help provide an individualized solution to this challenge.

ABOUT NEW HORIZONS:

New Horizons is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children growing up in environments of poverty, academic failure, and hopelessness.

VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION

Mentors use simple, pre-planned resources to assist with homework completion, provide educational support, and develop reading skills with elementary age students. Mentors also provide much needed encouragement, support, and care to our kids.

Volunteer weekly Monday-Thursday from 3:00-5:00 PM at one of New Horizons’ DISD Partner Elementary Schools.

Mentors typically commit to volunteer 1-2x per week for the course of a semester.

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About New Horizons of North Texas

Location:

1351 N Buckner Blvd #181074, Dallas, TX 75218, US

Mission Statement

Empower at-risk youth to reach their full potential through tutoring, mentoring, and faith

Description

New Horizons is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children and teens who are growing up in an environment of poverty,academic failure, and hopelessness.

New Horizons provides the most vulnerable members of our community with the opportunity to choose a different course for their lives through the variety of our no-cost programs.

New Horizons of North Texas serves the North Texas area through after school tutoring and mentoring. Our after school programs emphasize our core values of honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility in daily character education lessons.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Faith-Based

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1450 Old Gate LnDallas, TX 75218

(32.8248,-96.70341)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • General Education
  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week
  • Passion for kids and social change.

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