Education Related Volunteer Opportunities

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Project Foward Leap

Posted February 18, 2016

Project Forward Leap (PFL) is dedicated to reducing the achievement gap between inner-city students at a socio-economic disadvantage and students with more educational advantages. PFL differentiates it’s program from other educational support programs through several components. PFL “(1) reaches out to children in the fifth grade before they begin a downward spiral; (2) provides services […]

Mighty Writers

Posted July 25, 2014

Mighty Writers offers after-school tutoring, night classes and weekend classes to Philadelphia kids between the ages of 7 and 17. These programs are designed to raise literacy amongst youth and develop strong, creative writers. There are various volunteer opportunities, including tutoring, mentoring, workshop leadership roles, and internships available at Mighty Writers. Website: http://www.mightywriters.org/ Find Volunteer […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted June 27, 2014

Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek to engage […]

Philly Spells

Posted June 27, 2014

PhillySpells runs the Spells Writing Lab, a Philadelphia-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that develops the creative and expository writing abilities of school-age children through free, fun, and imaginative writing programs and teacher development opportunities. From the PhillySpells website: “At Spells, we believe that literacy is a cornerstone for future success, and that personalized attention and unconventional […]