Mentors Needed for Children's Theatre Art Program - Holiday 2023 & Spring 2024

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Recruiting Organization: The Actors Theatre Workshop, Inc.

Builders of the New World, now in its 28~29th year, brings together professionals across all industries to provide a safe creative haven of stability for NYC children residing in temporary housing facilities. Our program helps at-risk students express their voice, see beyond their current circumstances, and envision a positive future. And they need you to reach their full potential!

We are looking for mentors to join our 2023 Holiday session and/or our 2024 Spring program to support and mentor 7-14 year old children in a safe, creative environment.

- For mentor who ONLY wants to join in 2023 holiday program:

The program culminates in a Creative Class and Holiday Celebration on Dec. 13, 3:30-8:30PM where involved program members mentor the children. All the potential mentors will attend 2 mandatory training sessions with our creative director and founder Thurman E. Scott in advance of mentoring children.

- For mentor who ONLY wants to join in 2024 spring program:

Mentors will attend 3 mandatory training sessions.You will also be required to come to every class and help rehearse the children to prepare for their final performance. Please see attending dates

BNW Class sessions

  • Every Tuesday 3:30-8:30PM, from April 9 - June 11

2 BNW rehearsals

  • June 1, 11:30-5:30PM
  • June 8, 11:30-5:30PM

BNW Final Performance

  • June 13, 3:30-9:00 PM

- For mentor who wants to join BOTH

Need to attend 2 mandatory training sessions in November, and be committed to all the class dates for 2023 holiday and 2024 Spring Program listed above.

Visit to see all program dates. To apply, submit an application here:

- Other Important Info:

*Classes will be videotaped & photographed for our program documentation and communication purposes. We cannot accommodate any volunteer who doesn’t wish to be taped.

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Fee Amount: None

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