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Creative Writing Instructor

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I'RAISE Girls & Boys International

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
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Overview:

We are looking for a Creative Writing Instructor with a passion for working with children at the middle and high school levels. Help students improve their academic writing through innovative writing projects in a fun, supportive online environment. The instructor will prepare students to perform a routine as part of a virtual showcase at the close of the semester. Great opportunity for a current or retired ELA teacher, copy editor or copy writer.

Volunteer Duties:

    • Conduct virtual classes for a group of youth once or twice per week
    • Must draft a full curriculum that outlines all lessons from week-to-week and materials needed to perform projects.
  • Teach students on the styles of writing like poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction etc.
  • Engage the students during the class and help them develop imaginative and analytical thinking skills.
  • Prepare students for a virtual showcase performance in March 2021.
  • Complete weekly session notes following each class
  • Regularly communicate with parents to provide updates on their child’s progress, reminders about upcoming sessions, materials list for individual sessions, and other communications as needed.
  • Maintain consistent communication with program directors via email and participation in scheduled facilitator meetings to update on student progress, class attendance, etc.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Familiar with Common Core ELA standards
  • Prior experience teaching or tutoring teens or young children
  • A graduate/college student Majoring in English
  • Excellent grammatical and storytelling skills, interpersonal & communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a virtual environment
  • Must be 18+ years old

Location: Remote

Hours of work and duration of commitment: Must be available 5 hours per week (Monday - Friday) between the hours of 2pm and 6pm EST. Minimum 3 month commitment from January through March 2021.

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About I'RAISE Girls & Boys International

Location:

3640 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10469, US

Mission Statement

I'RAISE mission is to raise, empower, and inspire minority youth to experience success and progress in all areas of their lives and to become successful leaders through raising and increasing self-esteem and self-worth.

Description

Services Include:

  • Mental Health Programs- Child & Youth Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Art Therapy, Play Therapy
  • Education Programs -College Impact Program, Genesis Tutoring Program
  • After School Programs- Sports & Arts Afterschool (Basketball, football, dance, music, fine arts, chess, cheerleading),
  • Community Performing Arts Program - Dance and Theater
  • Mentoring - One-on-one or Group Mentoring
  • Youth Self Care- Cosmetology program

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months

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