I often get asked for good volunteer opportunities around Martin Luther King Day. This seems like a great one. From an email:
Lifting Voices is a nonprofit, grassroots organization which helps young people discover and share their voices in order to grow, find joy, and accomplish change. Please visit our website, watch a mini-documentary about us, or take a moment to look over what our kids create.
We are on the hunt for passionate volunteers to co-lead our writing workshops with a staff member.
Writing Workshop Teachers serve with Lifting Voices to share their passion. Volunteers help kids in under-served neighborhoods find the excitement in thinking and words. Volunteers nurture and grow relationships with young writers.
Our volunteer teachers say that working with young people in our service community recharges them for the week, and gives them a renewed sense of purpose.
Volunteers co-lead workshops once per week alongside a Lifting Voices staff member. Workshops take place Monday through Thursday — there are hourly sessions at 4pm, 5pm & 7pm, as well as a Saturday morning. Volunteers’ schedule can be adjusted to suit their needs, but a steady weekly commitment is required once a schedule is established. All workshops take place in under-served neighborhoods.
For more information or to apply for a volunteer position, please email [email protected]
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