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New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

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  1. The New Jersey Parents Caucus is in need of 2 volunteers to help us develop and implement a tutoring program which will be provided in Morris and Union Counties for New Jersey children entering K to 8th grade in the fall 2021.Tentatively, the Union County location will be in Elizabeth at our office in Ttrinitas Regional Medical Center; the Morris County location will be at the American Legion in Jefferson Township.
  2. The tutoring program will be managed by our Director of Education, Karen Helmstetter, who has taught K-8 in the areas of Reading, English, and Math in the state of New Jersey for over 25 years. The program is in response to the impact Of Covid on our children’s education and that children have suffered because of the pandemic and the consequential loss of consistent in-person education. We need help to develop a program name, goals, objectives, and final locations. Also we need help to identify volunteer tutors and develop job description. In addition, we need to develop a schedule of when tutoring will be offered, pricing structure, brochure, and social media plan. We’ve decided in addition to providing English, reading, and math, we will also offer a yoga class one day a week, as well as an animal saver/rescue class. "Dr. Becky" will bring in small cats and dogs and introduce them to the children as part of a compassion program in animal rescue.

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About New Jersey Parents Caucus, Inc.

Location:

275 Rt 10 East, Suite 220-414, SUccasunna, NJ 07876, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-driven organization whose mission is to ensure that every family who has children with special emotional and behavioral challenges is given an opportunity to play a strong and active role in the development and delivery of effective and timely services for their children.

Description

The New Jersey Parents' Caucus is committed to our mission through the provision of programs and services for families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenges who may be involved in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS and/or Juvenile Justice system. Our organization is primarily staffed by parents and caregivers, many of them with advanced degrees, as well as a multitude of volunteers who are committed to uplifting families in the state of New Jersey and improving their access to appropriate treatment, services and supports. Our programs include Information and Referral; Community Outreach; Training & Education: Parents' Empowerment Academy - Professional Parent Advocacy Training (6 week educational curriculum for parents, caregivers and professionals serving families); Advocacy services for families struggling in the Mental Health, Special Education, DYFS/child welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Developmental Disabilities arena; Man Talk Fatherhood Educational Initiative for fathers and male caregivers; NJ Youth Justice Initiative for special needs children who are incarcerated as adults; Monthly E-Resources Newsletter; Statewide Youth Group; Families Uplifted Prevention Initiative (OJJDP) for families raising children in at-risk communities; Youth Workforce Development Training Program; Parent Mentoring Program for families involved in the child welfare system and our website www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Technical Writing
  • Child Development
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • The opportunity will probably require 10 to 15 hours per week in the beginning.

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