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TASC Tutoring with Lantern Community Services


TASC Tutoring with Lantern Community Services

Tutor students in the topics needed for success on the TASC (formerly GED) test. Subjects can include math, reading, writing, social studies, or science, depending on client need and volunteer interest. Prior educational experience is a plus, but is not required.
The clients served have experienced homelessness and physical or mental chronic illnesses and disability. Success on their TASC test is an important step towards self-sufficiency for them.



Founded in 1996, Lantern Community Services (Lantern) has a mission is to champion the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. Lantern provides innovative services to help New Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate their lives. To promote their clients’ well-being and independence, they deliver services in four core areas: health and wellness; nutrition and culinary arts; employment and educational services; and arts, culture, and fitness.