Sports and Music Volunteer

Published

09/26/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Covenant House New York
460 West 41st Street
New York
New York
10036
United States

Description

International Sports and Music Project (ISMP) and Covenant House New York (CHNY) are looking for volunteers!


About ISMP: ISMP creates sports and music opportunities as a means of connecting and empowering children in vulnerable communities around the world.

About CHNY: As the largest provider of runaway and homeless youth services in New York City, nearly 250 teens seek shelter at CHNY on any given night.

ISMP and CHNY Partnership: ISMP and CHNY have partnered to offer guitar lessons and basketball clinics for any homeless teen who wishes to participate.

When:

·     Tuesdays 7:00 PM-9:00 PM (one-hour guitar lesson, one-hour jam session)

·     Wednesdays 7:00 PM-9:00 PM (basketball drills and pick-up games)

Where:

·     Covenant House New York

·     460 W. 41st St., New York, NY 10036

Volunteer Expectations:

·     Music volunteers should have experience playing guitar or other instruments

·     Experience teaching music encouraged, but not required

·     Basketball volunteers should have a strong understanding of the sport

·     Must be comfortable with the organization and facilitation of basketball drills and games

·     The ideal volunteer is passionate about sports and/or music, patient, sensitive, mindful, and comfortable with encouraging participation and inclusion

·     Volunteers should expect to attend a one-time mandatory training session, complete a mandatory one-hour online training session, along with participating in three volunteer sessions per month


All interested candidates should contact Michael at volunteers@ismproject.org. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Benefits

  • Training Provided

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