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    GO Project

    GO Project

    Details

    • Listing Type: Volunteer Opportunities
    • Volunteer Type: Individual, With Parent/Guardian, Special Events
    • Minimum Age: 14
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    Overview

    The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years.

    GO Project: Who We Are and What We Do

    The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. GO provides year-round educational and family support services to children who are performing below grade level and equips them with the confidence and skills needed to succeed at school, at home and in life.

    GO School Tutoring: How YOU Can Help

    During the GO School Saturday program, a professional teacher models a lesson, activity or project to a classroom of students.  Volunteer tutors continue to work with small groups of (2) to (4) students on the lesson providing individualized attention which allows the students to thrive. 

    Tutor Responsibilities: What You Would Do

    Tutor small group of students in grades 1st-8th who are in need of academic intervention under Head Teacher’s guidancePunctual and consistent attendance; no more than 3 absences permitted per session. Actively and enthusiastically participate - supporting  instruction and engagementHelp prepare, record and put away classroom materials. Ongoing communication with Head Teacher regarding children’s progress &/or concerns, and with the Director of Community Engagement regarding overall volunteer experience.

    Qualifications

    College students, professionals, retirees, and high school students in good academic standing.Commitment to and belief in all children’s ability to succeed and thrive Professional work habits

    Benefits: How Can We Help YOU

    Personal gratification through enhancing the lives of young learners. Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.Leadership opportunities for sustained dedication and commitment.Being part of a vibrant and diverse volunteer community.

    How to Apply

    Application Form Cover Letter/Personal Statement explaining why you want to volunteer with the GO Project Resume (for volunteers 18 and older)/ High school transcript (for HS students) Personal reference Background check (for those 18 and older)

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