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Engage with Elementary School Students

 

Engage with Elementary School Students

Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-­income families in NYC. They recruit working professionals to volunteer and become positive role models who inspire youth to expand their horizons and envision what is possible for their lives. Through mentoring and educational programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade, Apex volunteers guide and support youth to become confident, be ready for college and give back to the community.

WHAT: Apex for Youth is looking for passionate volunteers to work with elementary school students on Saturday mornings. Volunteers will be responsible for engaging students in read alouds, discussions, and hands-on projects centered around themes of community engagement, social justice, advocacy, and social emotional well-being.

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide academic and social emotional support through a set curriculum to students in Grades 3 to 5.
- Collaborate with co-volunteers to lead and facilitate the day’s session activities in a classroom setting.
- Encourage students to try different approaches in solving problems and completing projects.
- Discover and develop students’ strengths.
- Enhance students’ beliefs in their own potential and capacity for growth.

WHEN: Saturday mornings.

WHERE: On-site in Sunset Park, Brooklyn or Manhattan Chinatown

TO APPLY: Submit a volunteer application at https://www.apexforyouth.org/volunteer/

*This is not a New York Cares project*

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Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-­income families in NYC. 

We recruit working professionals to volunteer and become positive role models who inspire youth to expand their horizons and envision what is possible for their lives. Through mentoring and educational programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade, Apex volunteers guide and support youth to become confident, be ready for college and give back to the community.