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Writing coach for Bronx, NYC public school literacy progam (CR-BV)

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Behind the Book | The Bronx, NY
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Published 2 months ago

One time only
December 18, 2019
9:00am EST - 1:30pm EST
Weekdays
A few hours

Writing coach for Bronx, NYC public school literacy progam (CR-BV)
Writing coach for Bronx, NYC public school literacy progam (CR-BV)

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.

These two writing workshops need your help at a school in the Bronx, NYC. To sign up, contact volunteer@behindthebook.org with program code 433CR-BV and the time slot(s) you choose. We'll supply more information when you're confirmed.

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 18th / 9:00 - 10:30 AM and/or 12:00 - 1:30 PM (please arrive 15-20 minutes early for orientation)

About the workshops: A Gift from Abuela by Cecilia Ruiz told two classes of third-graders the story of a girl whose abuela saves money for a special gift, teaching her that their shared time is the best gift of all. Students researched why immigrants leave home, and the challenges they face. Writing coaches will guide them in editing persuasive pieces that discuss how immigrants enrich our communities.

To receive announcements of new programs as they're scheduled, please complete our brief questionnaire.

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…

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No experience necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. GoPass is preferred, but not required for first volunteer experience. Groups up to 12 welcome.

No experience necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. GoPass is preferred, but not required for first…

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NYC public school

The Bronx, NY

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