Literacy and digital literacy coach

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ORION COMMUNITIES INC

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Orion Communities offers an after school program for low-income children where literacy and digital literacy skills are taught. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work with both children and adults 1:1 or in small group settings. STEM activities are available to encourage hands on learning, critical thinking skills and problem solving. Thus far the material has been presented in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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About ORION COMMUNITIES INC

Location:

237 BRIDGE ST, PHOENIXVILLE, PA 19460, US

Mission Statement

Orion offers hope for individuals and families experiencing hardship due to poverty, disability, or illness by building bridges that lead to self reliance.

Description

Orion Communities provides support services to the most vulnerable women, men and children in our community. Initially for individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities, Orion’s focus expanded to serve those in poverty. Orion is known for assisting the ’poorest of the poor’ and people who fall through the cracks of the social service safety net. Orion focuses on the pressing and immediate needs of our clients and identifying systemic challenges and engaging community interest to address these macro issues.

PROGRAMS

BRIDGE CASE MANAGEMENT provides assistance in a period of transition, crisis or change.

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY FUND provides financial assistance for those in critical situations for life’s basic needs or to protect from from catastrophic losses.

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER provides free access to and assistance with computers, phones, fax machine, and copier.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH assesses needs, develops strategies, and provides services that fill the gaps in at risk populations. Examples are Code Blue Shelter and Affordable Housing Task Force initiatives.

STARS* is a reading, digital literacy and computer/book giveaway program to improve academic performance plus improve communication with the children’s school and teachers.

GLAD is a 'trauma informed’ program for single mothers to expand their parenting skills, identify their passions and develop education plans to fulfill those passions.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

237 Bridge StreetPhoenixville, PA 19460

(40.13398,-75.51791)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Kids

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Our program meets 3 afternoons a week. Volunteers may choose the days which work best with their schedules.
  • Patient guidance of children, ability to engage and encourage children toward success.

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