Make an Even Bigger Impact at Your Nonprofit!

We're partnering with MemberHub on research to give you, volunteers, and other nonprofits insights into the current state of fundraising and volunteering. It just takes 8 minutes to drive more impact for your nonprofit and the other 130,000 nonprofits we serve.
Read More
 

Expanding Horizons After-School Program Assistant

Save to Favorites

LEAP for Education, Inc

Expanding Horizons
Expanding Horizons students in programming

In this role, volunteers help students explore interests in areas such as art, photography, design, culinary, fitness, and technology. Additionally, volunteers will provide assistance with homework and help facilitate games and activities at the start and end of the program. Volunteers who are not able to participate for the whole afternoon session are welcome to work with students for part of the program day.

Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

VOLUNTEERS should be interested in education and comfortable interacting with middle school students. Although it is not required, it would be helpful to be bilingual in English and Spanish and have a background in education, English as a second language (ESL), or social work.

Expanding Horizons is an after-school program currently partnered with Salem’s Collins Middle School. Participating middle school students engage in project-based enrichment experiences while working on building critical thinking skills and healthy relationships with each other and adults.

COVID-19 IMPACT ON VOLUNTEERING

All in-person opportunities require strict adherence to LEAP’s health and safety protocols, which have been implemented for operation during the pandemic.

5 Shifts

  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
    Volunteer will opt to take shifts on Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m
  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
More Shifts

5 More opportunities with LEAP for Education, Inc

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About LEAP for Education, Inc

Location:

35 Congress Street, Suite 102, Salem, MA 01970, US

Mission Statement

LEAP for Education empowers underserved students to achieve social and economic mobility by cultivating personal, educational, and career growth. We do this by teaching students academic and life-skills needed to perform at higher levels in middle school and high school. Students also receive ongoing personalized support and community connections which helps them graduate from college and create a future based on their strengths and interests.

Description

LEAP for Education is the first North Shore organization of its kind to empower first-generation-to-college and underserved youth to graduate from college and succeed in education and life regardless of ethnicity or gender. We deliver a portfolio of innovative, academic, life skills, career and college success programs for middle school, high school and college students creating a lasting impact in our youth, their families and communities.

LEAP has a variety of volunteer opportunities, ranging from one-time service to longer-term commitments. We believe that all supporters are vital to the organization’s mission, and engagement helps students find success and build a stronger community.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 5 shifts

WHERE

Collins Middle School29 Highland AveSalem, MA 01970

(42.51447,-70.90545)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • All LEAP programs are built on the foundation of trust between students and adults. As such, volunteers are asked to commit to an entire three-month session.
  • While volunteers are not required to speak Spanish, it would be helpful to be bilingual in English and Spanish. It is asked that volunteers are patient with multilingual language students and are enthusiastic about experiencing other cultures.

Report this opportunity