Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer for a weekend science program - must speak Spanish!

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Masa | Bronx, NY
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Published 7 days ago

Start Date

July 13, 2019

End Date

August 3, 2019

Times of Day

Weekends

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


About Masa:

Masa is a non-profit organization that partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth and family to create strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

About Let’s Go Science!:

Let’s Go Science! Is a four-week program for families with children ages 3-8. As part of this program, under the guidance of a facilitator, families engage in a variety of hands-on activities to learn about science and engineering. At Masa, this curriculum will be delivered in Spanish, so volunteers must speak Spanish!

Where:

Masa’s Tlanezcalli Community Center, easily accessible by the 2 and 5 trains at the 149th Street-3rd Avenue train station (just 2 stops into the Bronx)

When:

Saturdays, 10-11:30 AM, from July 13th through August 3rd

What:

Support families working in small groups with a variety of hands-on science activities under the guidance of the lead facilitator.

Requirements are as follows:

Availability

  • Able to volunteer all four Saturdays from July 13th through August 3rd
  • Able to attend a training on Monday, July 1st, or, Tuesday, July 2nd, from 6-8 PM

Language

  • Must be able to communicate in Spanish

Experience/Disposition

  • Willing to review lesson plans in advance and ask questions as needed
  • Interested in working with families, particularly with children ages 3-8; able to provide support while letting the facilitator and parents take the lead
  • Be flexible, creative, organized and able to respond to change as needed
  • Help guide families through weekly instruction
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff

An interview and complete volunteer application is required for this role.

About Masa:

Masa is a non-profit organization that partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth and family to create strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

About Let’s Go Science!:

Let’s Go Science! Is a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome

Location

2770 Third Avenue, 1st Floor, Bronx, NY 10455
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