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Garden Pathways, Inc. (Comprehensive Mentoring, Downtown Education Center, Arts Mentoring)

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Garden Pathways Downtown Education Center
"A Caring Community of Lifelong Learners"

Teach visual arts or general music to children ages 3-5 in preschool program that includes students from at-risk families.

Garden Pathways Downtown Education Center nurtures comprehensive readiness for success in school and life. Children develop increasing competence in all areas -- intellectual, physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual -- as they are cared for by staff informed by the best of research in early learning. The Christ-centered program guides children to grow as responsible members of "a caring community of lifelong learners" -- emerging in their ability to make positive choices of character, values, behavior, and health. In the kind, enriching environment of Garden Pathways Downtown Education Center, children discover and develop their uniqueness and creativity. Opportunities for rich experiences in many art forms encourage creative expression through music, movement, language, and visual arts. The center celebrates individual differences and lovingly motivates each child to achieve full potential -- building confidence and self-esteem. Families of diverse faith, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds repeatedly acclaim Garden Pathways' safe and loving "family atmosphere" as an outstanding hallmark.

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About Garden Pathways, Inc. (Comprehensive Mentoring, Downtown Education Center, Arts Mentoring)

Location:

1616 29th Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301, US

Mission Statement

Garden Pathways transforms lives from the inside out through loving, mentoring relationships.

Description

"Building Community from the Inside Out"

Garden Pathways, a community-based non-profit organization, mentors and educates children, youth, and adults to build productive lives. Diverse mentoring and education programs in the arts and the art of successful living lead families to educational advancement and self-sufficiency. Mentoring brings hope, restoration, and wholeness that changes families forever and transforms the future of communities.

Garden Pathways provides innovative opportunities for families and individuals of all ages to discover their unique purpose, activate their personal creativity, live in health and safety, and develop skills for success in life. Through collaborative efforts with community agencies, community service groups, and faith-based organizations, Garden Pathways offers mentoring, training, and education i n the arts and the art of living.

The programs of Garden Pathways: Comprehensive Mentoring Services, Garden Pathways Downtown Education Center, and Garden Pathways Arts Mentoring provide a wide range of life-building services to the Kern County community. Diverse mentoring initiatives encourage and equip children, youth, and adults to realize their potential and build productive lives.

Comprehensive Mentoring Services connects people seeking a fresh start with caring mentors who guide and encourage. Through the power of relationship, young people and adults find lasting freedom from poverty and at-risk conditions as they discover dignity and self worth, take responsibility for their choices, and develop life skills. Participants include families in welfare-to-work and child protective services programs, families and youth impacted by gang violence and abuse, emancipating and emancipated foster youth, pregnant and parenting youth, other at-risk youth, and ex-offenders. Long-term relationships and comprehensive mentoring services offer hope and a safe place for renewal of heart and spirit as participants transition to self sufficiency. Comprehensive Mentoring Services has been selected by the University of Southern California and the California Council of Churches as a "promising practice -- a program that breaks new ground and exemplifies the power of collaboration in leveraging the capacity of faith-based organizations to serve the state's poor."

Downtown Education Center - Preschool & Infant Care nurtures comprehensive readiness for success in school and life in a loving environment. In their formative first years, children at Downtown Education Center develop increasing competence in all areas: intellectual, physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and artistic. The family-centered program mentors children to grow as responsible members of a caring community of lifelong learners -- emerging in their ability to make positive choices of character, values, behavior, and health. Opportunities for rich experiences in many art forms encourage creative expression. (CA Child Care Center License #153808747, 153808748)

Garden Pathways, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in Bakersfield, CA founded in 1997 by local individuals seeking to translate their faith into effective community building. Garden Pathways offers its services without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by law.

Karen Goh, President/CEO

Juan Avila, Director of Operations

http://www.facebook.com/gardenpathways

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1130 17th StreetBakersfield, CA 93301

(35.37329,-119.01871)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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