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CSP Group Support Assistant

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LEAP for Education, Inc

College Success Program
College Success Program Students at a campus visit

In this role, volunteers help lead lesson plans, guide small group conversations, and facilitate group activities.

Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

VOLUNTEERS should be interested in post-secondary education and be comfortable interacting with high school students. Although it is not required, it would be helpful to be bilingual in English and Spanish and have a background in cultural studies, education, or English language and literature.

CSP provides high school students with ongoing academic, financial, and social-emotional advising. CSP Group Support runs twice a week (Tuesdays for seniors and Wednesdays for juniors) in both Salem and Peabody. High school students who participate in the program explore post-secondary educational opportunities and receive career readiness training.

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.

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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.

WHERE

Veterans Memorial High School485 Lowell StPeabody, MA 01960

(42.5451,-70.97482)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • All LEAP programs are built on the foundation of trust between students and adults. As such, volunteers are asked to commit a minimum of two hours per week for an entire school year.
  • 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.

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