(34.05989,-118.2968)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

701 S. Catalina St.Los Angeles, CA 90005


About

Los Angeles High School of the Arts (LAHSA) at the RFK Community Schools Complex is located in the heart of Koreatown. LAHSA serves 410 students, many who come from first generation immigrant families of Latino and/or Korean descent.

Program Description: LASHA’s mentoring program utilizes the arts to develop trusting relationships between mentors and mentees with the goal of empowering our youth. Our mentorship program creates an atmosphere where youth can learn and discuss the various mental health and socila justice issues impacting their lives in a unique and artistic way.

Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Volunteers are needed to serve twice a month on a set calendar as mentors for at low income high school students. One meeting each month will be a "Group" session", the other session will be a "One-on-One" meeting.

Time Commitment: Programs will meet twice a month for 10 months on rotating Wednesdays/Thursdays from 10:45 - 12:30. Group sessions will last 2 hours and one on one sessions will last 1 hour. In total mentors will spend about 4 hours/ month communicating with their mentees.

Requirements: Volunteers must be 20 years of age. Interviews and background checks will be conducted (Live Scan with the chance of partial reimbursement at the end of the program). All mentors must attend a mentor training. Reliability and follow through are a must. * We conduct interviews and background checks to ensure the safety of our youth.

To sign-up for an interview follow this l link: http://goo.gl/forms/A9hfig3YiWGFfF1E2

Benefits: Support, guide, and be a friend to a developing young adult. Become part of your mentees support network. Participate in our fun field trips and luncheons!

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Stage Management
  • Bilingual
  • Acting
  • Psychology

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a month

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