Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Instructional Volunteer (Classroom teachers for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center)
Department:Housing and Human Services
Category:Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment or Project Date:minimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years of age.
Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center, 1520 South Emery Street, Longmont, CO  80501 (southeast corner of Hwy 287 and Pike Road)
Program Summary:
The Casa de la Esperanza program was initiated to serve the 100+ children and youth living on site. The program responds to the unique needs of the dozens of farm workers families. Casa de la Esperanza's educational center is a state of the art learning center providing opportunities and resources toward excellence and self-empowerment through collaboration and programming that nurture each individual’s potential. Our vision is one of a thriving self-sustaining community sharing wisdom to transform society through today and tomorrow’s leaders, honoring those who came before us.
promote and support math, literacy, other content areas including access to higher education, by tutoring kids afterschool.
Duties and Responsibilities:
teach a class such as computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, webpage design, PhotoShop, technology class, Google Sketch, art class, math class, language and culture class, photography, martial arts, etc.)
Qualifications and Requirements:
aged 15 or older, own transportation or able to use public transportation. Volunteers must commit to at least 2 hours a day, once a week.  Special event volunteers may assist as a onetime occurrence for a community service project, holiday party or other arrangements as determined and approved by program coordinator.
Application or Registration Deadline:
Application Process:
contact program coordinator to set up site visit and intake interview.
Training Dates and Information:
on-going although key times are at the start of summer session, early June and the start of each semester, August and January.
Additional Information:
Bilingual (Spanish & English) a plus; experience in education and working with immigrant populations beneficial.

Felipe Mosqueda, Program Coordinator, fmosqueda@bouldercounty.org , 303-678-6220 office, 720-684-7033 cell


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