Creative Writing Instructor


Cause Areas


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


300 Wythe St.Alexandria, VA 22314


MC Inc. is in need of volunteers to teach low-income minority youth in Alexandria, VA about creative writing. The "Stylus Project" incorporates technology into the learning environment and is part of a larger initiative called the MPWRD Program that focuses on the arts and developing marketable skills in program participants. Instructors will help students develop:

  • poems
  • songs/raps
  • short stories/one act plays
  • speech writing

Specific focus will be placed on exploring works from minority writers and helping participants improve language arts proficiency. This is an afterschool program and group size will not exceed 20 participants. Volunteers must be comfortable working with youth from various socio-economic backgrounds.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 1 hour per week

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