Volunteer opportunity posted by: United Communities SE Philadelphia
Posted on: November 26, 2012
If you are looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity and enjoy working with youth, you have come to the right place. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is a non-profit agency in the settlement house tradition. Our vision is to empower community-based leadership, build healthy families where children are nutured and encouraged to perform to their fullest potential.
Change a child's life...VOLUNTEER!
We are in need of Academic Mentors to help students with English, Math, Social Studies, Science and Writing. Volunteers will provide assistance to youth in our Intensive Prevention Services (IPS) Program. IPS provides comprehensive, intensive early intervention for youth 12-17 years old exhibiting high or at-risk behviors.
Site-based after school programming takes place Monday-Thursday, 3-6pm at the Mamie Nicols Center, 1529 S. 22nd Street and the Houston Community Center, 2029 S. 8th Street. The IPS Programn assists at-risk youth in developing both socially and academically through intensive comprehensive programming , and prevents youth from entering or re-entering the Child Welfare System.
To volunteer, you must be at least 20 years old and have a high school diploma. (some college preferred).
Volunteeers must be willing to submit to child abuse history, FBI fingerprint, and criminal background checks, all which are paid for by United Communities.
For more information on this and other volunteer opportunities, please contact our volunteer coordinator:
Rose Duncan, M.Ed.
215.468.1645, ext. 213
Rose Duncan, Volunteer Coordinator
215.468.1645 ext. 213