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East Bay Community Action Program

Volunteers facilitate learning and growth opportunities for students of education partners (Schools, YMCA's, Libraries) throughout the East Bay of RI. Volunteers are typically in the classroom working with one child, or a small group (3-4 students), assisting students accomplish learning goals under supervision of a teacher. Volunteers serve a minimum of 1 hour a week at a school for at least a six week term.

All volunteers will undergo training hosted by our office to prepare you with techniques to help students build literacy skills! A BCI and check on the National Sex Offender Website are required.

This program is a part of the RSVP with East Bay Community Action Program. Volunteers should be 55 years of age or older to participate in the program.

For more details contact Nicholas Andrade by email at nandrade@ebcap.org or phone at 401-435-7876.

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About East Bay Community Action Program

Location:

Office of Volunteer Services, 610 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914, US

Mission Statement

The mission of East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is to provide high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health and human services to assist people to achieve their fullest potential. EBCAP strives to be recognized as the premier health and human services agency in the East Bay. Each year, we help more than 30,000 East Bay individuals, who might not otherwise get their social, emotional, and health care needs met. This strengthens the overall well-being of the communities that we serve.

Description

The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is part of the Senior Corps, a network of national service programs, including the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the Senior Companion Program, that provide older Americans the opportunity to put their life experiences to work for local communities. Foster Grandparents work directly with children and youth with special needs through a variety of community organizations, including schools, libraries, group homes, before and after school programs and shelters for children.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Bullocks Point AvenueEast ProvidenceEast Providence, RI 02915

(41.77509,-71.36271)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • General Education
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum is 1 hour a week for six weeks.

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