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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA)


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

CIANA is looking for committed volunteers for its DYCD-funded SONYC After School Program. The program takes place Monday-Friday from 3:00-6:30 PM (but we are flexible and can work with your availability) at a local church near CIANA’s office in Astoria, Queens. The program is targeted to middle school-aged youth in grades 6-8. We are seeking to hire volunteers who will ensure programmatic success. SONYC volunteers will work with the Program Coordinator and Group Leader to provide safe, fun, and curriculum-based programming for NYC youth. Volunteers will receive oversight from the Program Coordinator, who will ensure they are properly trained and monitored in order to create a fun, safe, and educational environment for youth. Volunteers may also participate in field trips and other activities.

Responsibilities

Volunteers will take on a number of responsibilities during the program, particularly in the areas of homework help and setting up enrichment activities. Volunteers will:

  • Work with youth for up to one hour during the program time
  • Assist students in the areas of Math, Science, English, Foreign Language, and other core curriculum areas
  • Mentor students and discuss educational and other needs during this time
  • Work with activity specialist or independently to develop and facilitate program activities, which may include cooking, dance, art, photography or other taught youth-based group activities

Requirements

  • Experience working or volunteering with middle school aged youth
  • Ability to pass a background check (including fingerprints) and interact with children
  • Be flexible in your duties as a volunteer as they pertain to successful program implementation
  • Must be available during program days and times, and commit to serving the entire semester

Job Type: Part-time

CIANA is looking for committed volunteers for its DYCD-funded SONYC After School Program. The program takes place Monday-Friday from 3:00-6:30 PM (but we are flexible and can work with your availability) at a local church near CIANA’s office…

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Astoria, NY

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