Masa’s After-School Program invites you to inspire a middle and high school student in the South Bro


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When

Wed Jan 25, 2017 05:00 PM - Wed May 24, 2017 07:00 PM

Where

2770 Third AvenueFirst FloorBronx, NY 10455


About

We are seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and homework help in writing, English as a second language and other subjects to middle school and high school students at our South Bronx community center.

Students in grades 8 - 12 attend Masa's Youth Program on Wednesdays from 5-7PM. At the program, students primarily receive homework help, develop their writing skills, and begin to develop growth mindsets and goal-setting skills.

Requirements are as follows:

  • Ability to volunteer consistently on Wednesday (5 PM - 7 PM).
  • Able to commit to volunteering for the all or most of the 2016-2017 academic year (college students who will leave NYC in May will be considered).When working with students, consistency is the key to success!
  • Willingness and ability to serve as a tutor/mentor to students ages 14 through 17
  • Extremely positive, patient, and understanding; able to build rapport and trust with youth
  • Experience working with students in middle or high school, especially in an academic setting, a huge plus
  • Attend mandatory Masa trainings and events (provided advance notice and multiple options for scheduling)
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff.

For more information you may also visit: www.masany.orgor e-mail us at volunteeropportunities@masany.org

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ability to volunteer consistently on Wednesdays
  • Application, Interview

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