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A board member helps oversee programs and ensures strong financial management. Among our board there are officer positions and an officer succession plan. There are 3 standing committee: Governance, Internal (fiscal) and External (Marketing/Fundraising). We are in our 11th year of providing education resources to low income students through our 3 programs: Jr RISE Scholars, RISE Scholars, and the college food pantry. We are looking for those who can help us reach the next level, to grow a young but dynamic program that serves youth who want a better future through education.

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About College Bound

Location:

4222 E Brown Rd #33, Mesa, AZ 85205, US

Mission Statement

College Bound AZ, a nonprofit community resource, shares the journey to college with aspiring underrepresented students through mentorship, guidance and support systems for their advancement to a better future through education. "Finis Origine Pendet", Latin for "The End Depends Upon the Beginning" explains our belief that a strong beginning will provide the solid foundation necessary for success in life. College Bound AZ provides that beginning.

Description

College Bound AZ is a non-profit organization committed to helping students fulfill their dreams of a college education. We depend upon the donations of time, money and supplies made by caring individuals and corporations who support us in our mission.

College Bound AZ is a pathway though college that includes: One-on-One mentoring, enrichment activities, and college entrance assistance.

College Bound students are engaged at least weekly in different activities designed to raise their awareness and ensure their competitiveness for college entrance. Activities include but are not limited to: Field trips, projects and events, Education workshops, Service Learning opportunities, Leadership and Decision making and Life Skills Training

"Build a Life. Build the Future." is our philosophy. We know that improving the future of our youth through education strengthens and enhances our community. Each program element is designed to move students ahead academically, intellectually and socially. These successful youths are better prepared to become productive members of the workforce and to contribute to the strengthening of the social and economic fabric of the community.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

College Bound AZ4222 E Brown Rd #33Mesa, AZ 85205

(33.43863,-111.74029)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Board members commit to attending 3 annual events and attending 75% of our 1 hour monthly meetings

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