Volunteer Opportunity

Academic Tutors for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
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 old.
Location:

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Promote and support math, literacy, other content areas including access to higher education, by tutoring kid’s after-school.

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. Must complete Mandated Reporter Training and Cultural Diversity Training.

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.

Contact:

Vanessa M. Escarcega , Program Coordinator
vescarcega@bouldercounty.org
Office 303-678-6220.

Unpaid Internship: This is an Unpaid Internship
Application Process:

Fill out application here