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ORGANIZATION: College Bound Inc.

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**All College Bound meetings and events will be IN-PERSON this fall**

College Bound practices a one-to-one mentoring model, one student is paired with one mentor ("partner") and both work together throughout the school year to achieve academic success. Students and partners are committed to meeting once a week for two hours at a designated site.

College Bound serves more than 200 students, in grades 8-12, from over 50 public schools in the Washington, D.C. area in our Academic Mentoring Program.

Each year College Bound helps 100% of its students graduate from high school.

Help us make college completion a reality by signing up to serve as a mentor!

*Our Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday academic mentoring sites begin at 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, or 6:30 pm and last a total of two hours.

To apply visit https://www.collegebound.org/partner-application.html or contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Samantha Beale, at sam@collegebound.org.

7 Shifts

  • evening / 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM
    Thursdays
  • evening / 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Mondays
  • evening / 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Wednesdays
  • evening / 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    Thursdays
  • evening / 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Mondays
  • evening / 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Wednesdays
  • evening / 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
    Thursdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About College Bound Inc.

Location:

128 M St NW, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20001, US

Mission Statement

The mission of College Bound is to prepare public and public charter school students in the metropolitan D.C. area to enter college, earn a degree, and achieve their personal and professional goals. Through a combination of mentoring, tutoring, college prep, and scholarship opportunities, College Bound provides these underserved 8-12th grade students with access to one of life's greatest gifts - the opportunity to obtain a college education.

Description

College Bound was founded in 1991, on the premise of pairing students with adult volunteers to work toward academic goals that will foster meaningful and effective mentoring relationships. The Academic Mentoring Program matches students with college educated mentors, who aid them in the college preparatory process. Students and mentors work weekly on homework, within the curriculum, and on various college preparation activities. Students who participate in the Academic Mentoring Program also participate in numerous enrichment activities, such as college tours and career fairs, and are eligible for the College Bound Scholarship.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 7 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Washington, DC 20001

(38.91207,-77.01902)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • STEM
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hour meeting once a week and one monthly activity
  • College degree or currently pursuing degree and a passion for helping youth in the community

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