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Tutor/Mentor for School Student: A Learning Partner

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ORGANIZATION: Grand Traverse County CASA

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 26 people are interested
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Impacts from COVID-19 have left more students with gaps in their educational experiences at the same time it has increased stresses. Learning Partners are matched with at-risk students to help them with their academic and life skills.

Become a role model for a school-aged child. Work in prevention or intervention, all under the direction of the classroom teacher or other personnel. You will support the student and help confidently build successes. Regularly, consistently being there --showing up when you said you would -- means a lot to a struggling youth.

One hour each week can make a huge difference. Expect training, monthly volunteer meetings, and professional support. Expect to make a difference in the life of a student. Most referrals are school-based. We have started making new matches and you are encouraged to apply or ask questions now!

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About Grand Traverse County CASA

Location:

Family Division Volunteer Services, 280 Washington St., Ste. B150, Traverse City, MI 49684, US

Mission Statement

The mission of CASA is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courts. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

Description

Every year more than half a million abused and neglected children are in need of safe, permanent, nurturing homes. That's where CASA steps in. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) was created in 1977 to make sure the abuse and neglect these children originally suffered at home doesn't continue as abuse and neglect at the hands of the system. As trained advocates, CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court. The result is that a child is placed into a safe, loving home where he/she can thrive. It is the CASA vision to provide a volunteer for each and every abused and neglected child who needs one.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

280 Washington StreetSuite B150Traverse City, MI 49684

(44.76152,-85.61926)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Youth Services
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One hour, one time per week is the average. Travel time to school or other location and brief report writing may be included in or added to the hour. Year-round program, but less time commitment and more flexible in the summer months.
  • Must submit volunteer application and pass background checks. Orientation and attendance at monthly volunteer meetings is expected as available.

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