Writing Workshop Facilitator

Published

09/24/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall
840 Guadalupe Parkway
San Jose
California
95110
United States

Description

The Beat Within is a magazine of writing and artwork by and for incarcerated youth. Our volunteers are the pulse of our organization, and we could not do this deeply restorative work without you. You don't need to be a writer or an academic for this work, nor do you have to have deep knowledge of the juvenile justice system. All we ask is that you approach our organization and our youth with an open mind and the desire to empower young people.


To volunteer, individuals:

  • Must be over 21 years of age to go into the juvenile hall
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Be available Thursday evenings from 7-9 PM
  • Make a six-month commitment to The Beat Within
  • Make a monetary investment of $50 for a background check, completed by The Beat Within.

For more information or to get involved, please email Program Associate Simone Larson at slarson@thebeatwithin.org

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Training Provided

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