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SINGLE PARENTS ALLIANCE & RESOURCE CENTER INC

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SPARC is seeking volunteers for its afterschool program. Volunteers will assist K_5 students with homework as well as enrichment activities. We operate from 2:45 - 6 pm according to the Gwinnett County Public Schools Calendar. We serve 30 students who typically perform below grade level. Our emphasis is on reading and math. Volunteers will help with homework, provide tutoring, read to students. listen to students read, assist with spelling and math bee prep, serve snack and a host of other activities.

Volunteers must have their own transportation and a love for working with children.

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About SINGLE PARENTS ALLIANCE & RESOURCE CENTER INC

Location:

100 Castor Drive, A3, Norcross, GA 30071, US

Mission Statement

It is SPARC's Mission to empower and equip single parents with the necessary tools, resources and support to enable them to create a healthy home environment and nurture their children into productive and successful adults. SPARC Values: Single parents who are willing to take the extra steps necessary to ensure their children receive what they need. Communities that value single parent families, recognize their special needs and are committed to ensuring that those needs are met. Individuals who are willing to volunteer to stand in the gap and help fill the void left by a missing parent. It is SPARC's Vision that single parents will be empowered and equipped to take their place among society's most successful families!

Description

The Single Parent Alliance & Resource Center (SPARC) was incorporated as a community based non profit 501(c)3 agency in 2001. Since its inception, it has worked diligently to improve the lives of single parent families in its community. SPARC is dedicated to supporting single parents in their efforts to raise happy, healthy, well adjusted, successful children.

Additionally, SPARC has launched an afterschool program located at the Bradford Gwinnett Apartment Homes in Norcross, GA. The SPARC Kids Academy serves students in grades K-5, Monday through Friday from 3-6 pm. Its focus is on academic achievement, with an emphasis on homework help, skill building, and enrichment. In addition, because of the success of the afterschool program, it also offers The SPARC Kids Summer Academy, a full-day academic enrichment summer camp offered for eight weeks, Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm.

SPARC also offers several programs for single parents including support groups, parent support, leadership development and Achievement Clubs designed to reward parents for achieving goals.

WHEN

Mon Aug 12, 2019 - Fri May 29, 2020
02:30 PM - 06:00 PM  

WHERE

100 Castor DriveNorcrossNorcross, GA 30071

(33.93727,-84.17581)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We prefer our volunteers to set a schedule. There is no minimum. We simply prefer you select your day/days and stick to that. Incentives are awarded if you serve enough hours.
  • The more you volunteer, the more points you accumulate! The more points you accumulate, the better your incentive!

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