Presenting the Beacon Volunteer Corps!
Beacon is looking for young people (ages 13-18), who are looking to build job skills, make connections, experience and participate in meaningful work, invest in their community, volunteer their time, and be a part of the backbone of Beacon’s school year programming.
Members of the Studio Volunteer corps will be trained in job skill and nonprofit basics (CPR, crisis management, office tasks, conflict resolution, etc) by staff within and from beyond Beacon. They will meet once monthly, on Monday afternoons as a group, as well as volunteering once a week from 3:30-6:15pm, at either the Tuesday or Wednesday after school programs, Story and Art Studio. This group will gain the skills to work well together, focus and prioritize tasks, and, most importantly, try on and practice a community leadership role.
Applications are DUE: MAY 31, 2016, emailed to or mailed to:
c/o Karen Rohrer
2364 East Cumberland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Students must be 13 years of age through 18 years of age by August 1st, 2016
Applications do not guarantee selection, but the pilot cohort will be from 3-6 students
Students must be willing to commit to once weekly volunteering in the program and once monthly attendance with the cohort, with no more than 4 absences to complete the program
Hours will be kept and can be used as volunteer hours, Beacon’s staff will gladly write recommendations for successful graduates of the program
Beacon’s staff is available to assist with and read over applications until May 25th at 5pm.