Volunteer at a weekend family science program. Spanish speakers needed!

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Romero, Roxanna MAP

About Masa:

Masa is a non-profit organization that partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth and family to create strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

About Let’s Go Science!:

Let’s Go Science! Is a four-week program for families with children ages 3-8. As part of this program, under the guidance of a facilitator, families engage in a variety of hands-on activities to learn about science and engineering. At Masa, this curriculum will be delivered in Spanish, so volunteers must speak Spanish!

Where:

Masa’s Tlanezcalli Community Center, easily accessible by the 2 and 5 trains at the 149th Street-3rd Avenue train station (just 2 stops into the Bronx)

When:

Saturdays, 10-11:30 AM, from July 13th through August 3rd

What:

Support families working in small groups with a variety of hands-on science activities under the guidance of the lead facilitator.

Requirements are as follows:

Availability

  • Able to volunteer all four Saturdays from July 13th through August 3rd
  • Able to attend a training on Monday, July 1st, or, Tuesday, July 2nd, from 6-8 PM

Language

  • Must be able to communicate in Spanish

Experience/Disposition

  • Willing to review lesson plans in advance and ask questions as needed
  • Interested in working with families, particularly with children ages 3-8; able to provide support while letting the facilitator and parents take the lead
  • Be flexible, creative, organized and able to respond to change as needed
  • Help guide families through weekly instruction
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff

An interview and complete volunteer application is required for this role.

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WHEN

Sat Jul 13, 2019 - Sat Aug 03, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  

WHERE

Masa Tlanezcalli Center2770 Third AvenueBronx, NY 10455

(40.8146,-73.91982)
 

SKILLS

  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Special Needs
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Able to volunteer Saturdays from 10 - 11:30 am
  • Application, Interview, Spanish-Speaking

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