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Academic Programing Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Mile High 360

  • 35 people are interested
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About Mile High 360:

Mile High 360 is seeking volunteers to assist our Health and Wellness Coordinators on bike rides and other activities with our middle and/or high school students. Additionally, we are looking for academic volunteers dedicated to transforming the lives of our students. We work with students in middle school, high school, and postsecondary settings, both during and outside of school hours.

Volunteer Program Overview:

On their first day, volunteers will participate in a full day of programming, engaging in both Health & Wellness and Academic Support activities. Our aim is for volunteers to gain exposure to all aspects of our programming, enabling them to identify the volunteer role that best fits their interests. This approach also allows volunteers to get to know our students in different settings, making it easier to engage with them. Volunteers are not here as authoritative figures or to manage behavior; rather, they are here to connect with students and build community.

Requirements:

  • Must pass background check
  • Brief introductory call to help us get to know you better and explore your interests in our program.
  • Attend Training & Orientation

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Academic Support:
      • Offering support in 1:1 setting
      • Tutor middle and/or high school students in academic subjects: reading, math, science, and/or social studies.
      • Tutor students in college-level math, science, or writing.
      • Review and support students with their homework.
      • Share a special skill or occupation to enrich student learning
      • Helping students refocus and stay on task while completing assignments
  • Health & Wellness:
    • Student Facing
      • Offering support in group setting
      • Assist Health and Wellness Coordinators on bike rides with 5-20 student cyclists around the Denver Metro area.
      • Support the safety of the group during all health and wellness activities (ex: using communication signals on bike rides)
      • Empower students to develop biking skills through encouragement.
      • Support with basic bike maintenance and safety checks.
      • Participate in other activities & games with students
      • Encourage students to find movements they enjoy
    • Bike Maintenance
      • Ability to work independently and problem-solve
      • Support our bike fleet’s variety of needs (ex: fix flats, rewire break cables, adjust derailleur, etc)
      • All tools provided by MH360
      • Anytime between M-TH 11 AM - 6:30 PM

Qualifications :

  • Ability to commit to a full day of programming on your first day.
    • Monday - Thursday - 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Ability to bike 1-8 miles without breaks
  • Availability to volunteer 1 day weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly Monday-Thursday between 4:30 - 6:30 PM.
  • Preferred Spanish-speaking skills (not required).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity for all students.
  • Must pass a background check.

Please email Carlos at carlost@milehigh360.org to learn more or sign-up for this opportunity. Please specify if you are interested in working with middle school, high school, or postsecondary students.



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  • 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Mile High 360

Location:

1265 Mariposa St., Denver, CO 80204, US

Mission Statement

To ensure that socioeconomic status does not define a child’s future.

Description

We support students in four aspects that leads to positive change and self-empowerment:

  • Academic Achievement: We support learning beyond the classroom through homework help, one-on-one tutoring, focused enrichment in literacy and math, and project based learning.
  • Life Skills: We nurture personal growth and resilience through our mentorship program and socioemotional lessons. Students are able to make positive life choices as they work in a group setting or with a volunteer mentor setting goals and discussing life decisions.
  • Sports and health skills: Students engage and learn a sport in our program, either squash or cycling. Under the direction of their athletic coach, students learn important life skills to master the sport.
  • Post-Secondary and Career Readiness-Students discover pathways to academic, professional and personal success through special events and programs such as financial literacy, college visits, and scholarship success.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

1265 Mariposa StreetDenverDenver, CO 80204

(39.73651,-105.0033)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • History
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 1 hours biweekly
  • Some college or post-secondary education Ability to volunteer for at least 1 hour weekly or bi-weekly Belief in the importance of equity, inclusion and diversity Spanish skills preferred but not required Must pass a background check

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