Make learning fun this summer for kids experiencing homelessness with the Emmaus Explorer's Program!


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When

Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM - Thu Aug 17, 2017 04:00 PM

Where

101 Winter StreetHaverhill, MA 01830

About

This summer, ch i l d ren l i v i n g in the E mm a u s F a m ily S h elt e r will h a v e the o pp o r tu n ity to get one-on-one help with retaining what they learned during the school year and play team building games, learn about the arts, and participate in kids’ fitness activities! This session of Emmaus Explorers is a summer program that will be open to children ages 5 to 12 residing at the Emmaus Family Shelter and its scattered site apartments. Emmaus is currently recruiting qualified volunteers to assist in the summer program and in leading Emmaus Explorers programming. The eight-week program will meet three afternoons per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We will have special presentations and visitors each week representing different sectors of the community. There will also be exciting family enrichment events throughout the summer as well as two family field trips. E m ma u s E xp l or e r s a i m s to help kids succeed in incre a si n g s e l f -es t e e m , en h a n ci n g t h e sense o f c om m un ity a t the F a m ily S h elt e r, and emphasizing the importance of teams. We need your help to make this a spring these children will never forget!

Please contact cindy@emmausinc.org for fall volunteer opportunities.

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one afternoon per week from 12:30pm-4pm
  • At least 16 years old, attend training on 6/27/17 5-8pm

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