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Writing coach for Harlem, NYC public school literacy program (JTS-J)

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Behind the Book | New York, NY
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Published 2 months ago

One time only
December 12, 2019
8:03am EST - 9:30am EST
Weekdays
A few hours

Writing coach for Harlem, NYC public school literacy program (JTS-J)

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, 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 based on the theme of the author's book.

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. 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 Harlem, NYC. To sign up, contact volunteer@behindthebook.org with program code 1973JTS-J We'll supply more information when you're confirmed.

Date/Time: Thursday, December 12th / 8:30 – 9:30 AM (please arrive 15-20 minutes early for orientation)

About the workshop: The Amazingly Awesome Amani by Jamiyl Samuels and Tracy-Ann Samuels, a story of perseverance and the power of imagination, inspired third-graders to examine character traits and the importance of being a good citizen. Writing coaches will assist students in polishing essays about their own superhero personas.

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Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Groups Welcome

How to Apply

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role in the classroom, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. Groups up to 12 welcome.

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role in the classroom, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. Groups up to 12 welcome.

Location

NTC public school

New York, NY

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