Citizen Schools seeks committed volunteers to join us in Salem schools this upcoming Fall!
Citizen Schools brings volunteers to middle schools to teach hundreds of relevant subjects--and launch new dreams.
At Citizen Schools, middle-school students work side by side with experts to explore new fields, learn new skills, and create something real for their community.
Once a week, volunteer Citizen Teachers partner with middle schools in low-income communities to teach apprenticeships in a wide range of subjects. Teams and individuals from corporations, civic organizations, universities, and associations lead courses about things they're passionate about, exposing young people to new futures through ten weekly lessons.
Each curriculum is designed to make academic and 21st Century standards connect to careers and real life. And each one culminates in a WOW!--a presentation of the students' work before an adult audience, building students' oral communication and teamwork skills.
Independent studies show that Citizen Schools apprentices get better grades, have better attendance, and graduate at a higher rate than their peers--and that volunteers gain professional skills like teamwork, communication, project management, and leadership. (And they appreciate their employers for the opportunity to give back!)
Citizen Schools calls all citizens: go teach!
Register your interest at: http://www.citizenschools.org/volunteer/sign-up/
Be sure to select MA as the region and Salem as the district.
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- Literacy / Reading
- Math / Science Instruction
- Teaching / Instruction
- General Education
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Once a week, afternoon, 14 weeks