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Writing Support: College Essay Prompts for low-income youth

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ORGANIZATION: Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA)

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Neighborhood Youth Association is a nonprofit organization serving low-income and at-risk youth in Venice. We provide academic support and tutoring, leadership development, and skill building after school.

As part of our high school leadership development program, we provide elective classes. These are meant to be challenging and fun classes that provide new and interesting information that the students don't learn in school. This year, we would like to provide a College Essay Prompts Writing class.

Volunteers don't necessarily need any prior teaching experience. If you are knowledgeable about the college application writing prompts (UCs, CSUs, Privates) and have great writing skills, and passionate about social justice and giving back to the community, then please consider volunteering to teach this course.

Our program runs Monday-Thursday from 4-7. We are flexible with volunteers' time. The commitment would be one hour/week for the school year.

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About Neighborhood Youth Association (NYA)

Location:

1016 Pleasant View Ave, Locations in Mid-City, Downtown, South L.A.,, Venice, CA 90291, US

Mission Statement

The Neighborhood Youth Association provides at risk youth from low income homes a comprehensive set of educational enhancement services in a sustained, focused manner over the critical years of their lives so that they may successfully reach a productive adulthood.

Description

NYA offers services that are long term and concentrated, adapted to meet the individual needs of each child and are measured against tangible goals. We have locations in Venice, Mar Vista (West LA), Downtown LA, Mid-City, and South LA/Harbor Gateway.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1016 Pleasant View AveVenice, CA 90291

(33.99641,-118.46325)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Reading / Writing
  • English
  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 hour/week
  • Background Check

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