We believe that every child that we serve deserves the opportunity to reach his or her potential, and to explore as many creative outlets as possible, whether it be sports, art, poetry, dance or chess.
We also believe each child deserves academic support and encouragement. Most importantly, we believe that every child deserves a safe space to explore these opportunities and caring adults to provide structure and guidance.
The Lenfest Center offers a variety of activities to enrich the lives of children living in North Philadelphia. If you have just ONE DAY or ONE HOUR A WEEK to share you can help provide HOMEWORK HELP, ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES, SPORTS & RECREATION, CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT & many more activities that help children reach their true potential. Lenfest Learners Volunteers provide general support for the Lenfest Learners After-School Program; Offer students homework help and other academic assistance; Assist with or lead enrichment and recreational activities; serve as a role-model for students in an ongoing one-on-one capacity. Lenfest Learners Volunteers support the creation of "community" through development of positive, cooperative relationships with students, Lenfest staff and other volunteers.To register for a volunteer orientation please visit www.lenfestcenter.org/employmentvolunteer/