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2801 Sisson St. Suite 100 Baltimore, MD 21211
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Baltimore SquashWise, MD 21211
After School Program seeks engaged and committed Academic Volunteers! Baltimore SquashWise (baltimoresquashwise.org) is a unique youth development program that combines academic tutoring with coaching in the sport of squash. We provide a long-term support system and create opportunities for aspiring Baltimore youth. By using squash as a motivator, we help students realize their academic, athletic, and personal potential. We ensure that each student graduates from high school prepared for the next step - ready to excel in college and continuing education, as well as in the workplace. Our comprehensive program includes academic support, squash and fitness, mentoring, and lots of enrichment opportunities. SquashWise is looking for Academic Volunteers to support our homework help sessions, academic enrichment lessons, and our college and career access programming. No squash experience necessary at all; Academic Volunteers support us in the classroom! See below for descriptions of each available position. If you are interested, follow this link to our Volunteer Application. (Previous experience working with youth preferred but not required). Middle School Academic Volunteer Middle School Academic Volunteers will support our 7th and 8th graders during their 1-hour academic sessions. These volunteers should be prepared to support 1-3 students as they complete homework assignments from school 1-2 days per week, Monday-Thursday. Occasionally, the Middle School Academic Volunteer will support students as they complete academic enrichment activities and lessons as provided by SquashWise. High School Academic Volunteer High School Academic Volunteers will support our high school students during their 1-hour academic sessions. Volunteers with specific content knowledge in the Humanities, STEM subjects, and/or History can expect to support 1-2 students in their area of expertise. High School programming will run Monday-Thursday. Volunteers should be able to commit to at least 1 session a week on the same day in order to build the best relationships with students. Occasionally, the High School Academic Volunteer will support students as they complete activities provided by SquashWise related the skills necessary to be college and career ready.
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2023
SquashWise partners with Baltimore’s youth and families to advance equity in squash, education, and personal development opportunities. We are a dedicated agent of change providing a place where students reach their academic, athletic, and life goals and where the squash community becomes more accessible and welcoming for all.
We serve MS and HS students who attend Baltimore City Public Schools. Our year-round services include:
Academic Tutoring College Preparation Career Exploration Squash Coaching and Competition General Fitness Programs Mentoring Travel
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