Opportunity Details

Teach Elective Class/Workshop to ASPIRE students

Organization:
Family & Children's Agency
Opportunity Categories:
Arts and Humanities, Education, Youth Development
Time Commitment:
Weekday
What we are looking for:
Have an elective class you can teach? Family & Children's Agency is looking for individuals to facilitate a 6-week class (once weekly) for the students in our ASPIRE (after school program) at Norwalk Community College. Class options include: Art, Music, Theater, Photography, Cooking, Computers, Dance, etc. Lessons may be held weekdays, Monday - Friday, between the hours of 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (once a week for six weeks) or a one-time workshop. Program Information Family & Children’s Agency seeks to improve the lives of Norwalk’s middle school youth by enabling their successful transition into high school and increasing their ability to be productive, independent young adults. This is accomplished by providing a safe and structured community-based After School Program for students to improve academic performance, develop character, and promote healthy peer interactions and lifestyles. The program operates on the school calendar and does not offer programs during holidays and vacations. Requirements To become a volunteer for ASPIRE, volunteers must complete an application and necessary background checks, including criminal, state, and Department of Children and Families checks. Volunteers must also complete an Agency orientation with Volunteer Services and a program orientation with the ASPIRE staff.   Skills Needed Desire to work with youth Patience Good judgement Cultural sensitivity/awareness Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries knowledge of elective creativity Family & Children's Agency is a leading non-profit, human service organization that is committed to increasing the social and emotional well-being of clients.  We provide strength-based, solution focused services that respond tot he individual needs of children & families, youth, adults and seniors.
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