Writing Workshop Facilitator

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The Beat Within

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The Beat Within is a magazine of writing and artwork by and for incarcerated youth. Our volunteers are the pulse of our organization, and we could not do this deeply restorative work without you. As a workshop facilitator, you would be hosting workshops on various topics (that we provide you with), guiding the conversation, mentoring youth through the writing process, and typing up/editing their pieces.

You don't need to be a writer or an academic for this work, nor do you have to have deep knowledge of the juvenile justice system. All we ask is that you approach our organization and our youth with an open mind and the desire to empower young people.

To volunteer, individuals:

  • Must be over 21 years of age to go into the juvenile hall
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Be available on Fridays from either 3:30-4:30 pm and/or 6:30-7:45 pm
  • Make a six-month commitment to The Beat Within
  • Make a monetary investment of $50 for a background check, completed by The Beat Within.

For more information or to get involved, please email Program Associate Simone Larson at slarson@thebeatwithin.org

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3650 Graham Hill RdFelton, CA 95018

(37.04368,-122.04907)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week

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