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Opportunity Title
Homework Helpers - After School Program
Great for
Adult Group
College Students
Groups
Individuals
Seniors (50+)
Skills Based
Youth
Project Description

Wesley Housing's After-School Program is designed to provide a safe and welcoming environment for elementary children at its Community Resource Centers (CRC). Heavy emphasis is directed toward academic improvement and social skills development, both identified areas of weakness for at-risk children. We need patient and creative volunteers to work one-on-one as Homework Helpers to assist elementary school children in their communities to improve math and reading skills for the 2017-2018 school year.

Community Resource Center (CRC) Locations and Time Commitment:

  • Lincolnia CRC: 5128-B Lincoln Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22312.  Mon-Thurs, 4:00-6:30pm.
  • Wexford Manor CRC: 2802-A Hollywood Road, Unit B, Falls Church, VA 22043 Mon-Thurs: 4-5pm.

Minimum commitment of 1 hour per week.

Opportunity Type
Ongoing
Start Date    
10/25/2017
Days/Times
Monday - Afternoon
Tuesday - Afternoon
Wednesday - Afternoon
Thursday - Afternoon
Minimum number of hours
1.00
Per
Week
Opportunity Location
Indoor
City
Fairfax
State
Virginia
Zip code
22312
Mission Areas/Types
Children & Youth
Education
Housing
Max number of Volunteers
10
Available Spaces
-57
Minimum Number of Volunteers
10
# Registered
67
Geographic Location
Alexandria
Annandale
Arlington
Fairfax
Falls Church
Springfield
Woodbridge
Skill(s)
Parking Available?
Yes
Minimum Age?
16
Minimum age with parent/guardian?
16
Additional information

Must pass criminal background check (18 years and older) and complete volunteer application.

Orientation and training provided.

Language Requirements
Preferred
Language(s)
English