Homework Help grades k to 5 (1hr session Tuesday to Saturday)
Students gain skills to help them succeed in school, on standardized tests and beyond the classroom. Volunteers work one-on-one or in small groups with elementary or middle school students to enhance their math, science, reading and writing abilities.
Financial Literacy Teens and Adults (2hr session once a week)
Volunteers help teens increase their financial awareness before they embark on life after high school. Participants explore effective strategies to make ends meet, such as opening a bank account, creating a budget, paying for college, and avoiding predatory lending practices.
Business Start-up *** Tax Prep***
Career Exploration and Preparation (2hr session once a week)
Middle school and high school students are introduced to career preparation skills and techniques including resume writing, interviewing, dressing for success and networking during this one to three-week program. Volunteers also help students complete self-assessments and learn more about occupations and industries in which they express interest.
Speak Up (2hr session once a week)
Volunteers help students in grades 8 and 9 gain confidence in their public speaking skills by introducing them to improvisation, speech and debate, toastmasters, and spoken word poetry. In this ten-week program, students practice these different methods and create original speeches to recite for a class competition.
Revitalization (2hr session once a month)
Transform community centers, schools and other city agencies by cataloging and sorting books at libraries, applying a fresh coat of paint in classrooms and hallways and painting murals that create inspiring learning environments.