Summer Volunteer Program with I Have a Dream Foundation

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ORGANIZATION: I Have a Dream Foundation

Be a mentor to Los Angeles youth this summer with the I Have a Dream Foundation in Los Angeles.

Why: According to Forbes Magazine, our youth population loses about 40% of learning over the summer. Help keep our Los Angeles youth engaged in their creativity and learning abilities!

Who: L.A. Works' non-profit partner, I Have a Dream Foundation, helps youth gain equal access to the resources they need to succeed, and ignite their innate potential and achieve their dreams.

What to Expect: Summer programming is over the course of 4 weeks in Boyle Heights. Choose from one, two, three or four different weeks to facilitate or support in these workshops:

Week 1: 6/17, 6/18, 6/20 Topic: Science

Week 2: 6/24, 6/25, 6/26, 6/27 Topic: Art

Week 3: 7/01, 7/02, 7/03 Topic: Financial Literacy

Week 4: 7/08, 7/09, 7/10, 7/11 Topic: Team Building

Your life experience and want in connecting with youth during the summer is necessary to keep these youth engaged during the summer months.

More details will be sent to you after signing up.

Have Questions or Need Accommodation? Email the Opportunity Coordinator below.

This opportunity is managed by L.A. Works.

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4 Shifts
Available spots are approximations

  • Mon Jun 17, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST - Spots available: 4
    Los Angeles CA 90033 US
  • Mon Jun 24, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST - Spots available: 4
    Los Angeles CA 90033 US
  • Mon Jul 01, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST - Spots available: 5
    Los Angeles CA 90033 US
  • Mon Jul 08, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM PST - Spots available: 3
    Los Angeles CA 90033 US
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About I Have a Dream Foundation


3580 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 720, Los Angeles, CA 90010, US

Mission Statement

The "I Have A Dream" Foundation of Los Angeles (IHAD-LA) was founded in 1987 and is a comprehensive educational enrichment and dropout prevention program. IHAD-LA adopts an entire grade level of inner-city elementary students and provides year-round tutoring, mentoring and cultural enrichment through high school graduation. IHAD-LA guarantees each adopted student, known as a Dreamer, a partial scholarship to pursue their higher education goals.


The have the occasional need for Dream Speakers educated on specific topics such as resume building, interviewing, and social media etiquette for workshops. They have a Dream Big STEM Event every April where an organization in the STEM field hosts a field trip for students to learn about different careers. Organization is also looking for corporate partnerships, board members, and sponsorships with fundraiser they host in the spring.




Mon Jun 17, 2024 - Mon Jul 08, 2024
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
This opportunity has 4 shifts


Los Angeles, CA 90033







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