LEADER OPPORTUNITY: Tutor recently homeless children
L.A. Family Housing
WHAT: Close the achievement gap by ensuring recently homeless children have access to supplemental education. Lead volunteers in homework tutoring at LA Family Housing! ABOUT LA FAMILY HOUSING: L.A. Family Housing (LAFH) works to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Founded in 1983, LAFH served more than 100,000 people living in poverty through its multiple housing and supportive service programs. THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY YOU'D LEAD: At the "Tutor Low-Income Students" volunteer opportunity, your volunteers will provide homework assistance to children whose families are living in a transitional homeless shelter. AS THE PROJECT LEADER, YOU'D BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: Managing the volunteer opportunity post and replying to any volunteer questions Orienting mentor volunteers Ensuring appropriate interaction between students and volunteers Ensuring COVID-19 safety precautions are followed Managing all communication with LAFH and L.A. Works TIME: Every other Friday, 3pm - 5pm LOCATION: Pacoima PROJECT LEADER REQUIREMENTS: Attend an L.A. Works training Commit to leading the project for 6 months Access to a computer and the internet Complete a background check PROJECT LEADER BENEFITS: Gain marketable leadership skills Learn about the non-profit world from the inside Make a bigger impact Network with other people and groups committed to bettering Los Angeles INTERESTED? Click the Express Interest button below!
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About L.A. Family Housing
7817 Lankershim Blvd, N Hollywood, CA 91605, US
L.A. Family Housing (LAFH) works to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Founded in 1983, LAFH served more than 2,500 people living in poverty this past year through its multiple housing and supportive service programs, and has served over 100,000 people since its inception. In total LAFH owns and operates 21 properties, including three homeless shelters and 18 permanent rental properties. LAFH provides temporary housing, including the Sydney Irmas Transitional Living Center, for families who require additional time for achieving sufficient independence to secure permanent housing. These transitional living programs offer: * Six Months to Two Years of Transitional Housing * Food Services * Case Management * Mandatory Savings Program * Full Range of On-Site Supportive Services
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