Volunteer Opportunity

Writing coach for Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY public school literacy program (241mw)

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Behind the Book | Brooklyn, NY
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Start Date

May 8, 2019

End Date

May 8, 2019

Duration

One-time only


Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to explore stories and empower their voices. Through our innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors visit high-needs Pre-K-12th-grade classrooms to guide students in creating their own writing projects.

You need no experience or training. As a coach, you'll support and encourage students as they work on their projects.

This writing workshop needs your help at a school in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. To sign up, contact volunteer@behindthebook.org with the program code.

Program 241KMW-C

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 8th from 11:50 AM - 12:40 PM (please arrive 15 minutes early for orientation)

About the program: Kindergartners learned how plants flourish with Zinnia’s Flower Garden by Monica Wellington, the story of a girl who’s excited to plant her seeds and watch them grow. Writing coaches will help groups craft descriptions of the flower art projects they created after their trip to Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

For information on other programs around New York City, visit our volunteer opportunities page.

To join our team and receive announcements of new programs as they're scheduled, please submit our brief questionnaire.

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to explore stories and empower their voices. Through our innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Groups Welcome

How To Apply

No experience or training needed. We provide advance information on your role, and there's a brief orientation at the school right before the workshop begins. Groups up to 15 welcome.

No experience or training needed. We provide advance information on your role, and there's a brief orientation at the school right before the workshop begins. Groups up to 15 welcome.

Location

PS 241

976 President Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
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