Saint James School, a faith-based Philadelphia neighborhood school for traditionally under-served students, educates middle school students in a nurturing environment and with a challenging academic program. And they need a middle school music teacher. Could that be you? Here are all the deatils.
Try scoping out some of the Volunteer Opportunities from Coming of Age partner, United Way! What interests you? Education? Financial literacy? Health? Community-building? The United Way’s Action Center is the ticket—the ticket to some great volunteer opportunities. Click on "Read More" below.
You want more volunteer opportunities? Then check out this great listing from Serve Philadelphia.
AIM Academy, a school for children with language-based learning differences, is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager who is creative, pro-active team player skilled at working with students, parents, and peers.
Have wisdom to share? Are you 60 or older, feeling generative and would like to offer guidance to younger folks? Members of the Elder Wisdom Circle share their wisdom with advice seekers from across the world. Via the Net, you answer advice requests at your convenience, offering personalized and free advice on a wide range of topics - love and relationships, family and child-rearing, career and self-improvement, and more. If it takes a village to raise a child, why not be one of the wise villagers to help do that? For more info, go here.
The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity seeks those 55 or older to be role models, mentors and tutors for the city’s youth through the Community Empowerment and Opportunity's Foster Grandparent Program. Foster Grandparents will work with young people at local schools, hospitals, shelters, daycare centers, and Head Start programs. Participants receive a tax-free stipend, free transportation, and sick, vacation and personal leave days. If interested, call 215-685-3724.
Just a dog's visit for hospitalized children makes the medicine go down...in a very special way! Paw Partners at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) originated from the belief that dogs offer a therapeutic value to children that human family members and hospital staff cannot give. This program gives children a chance to interact safely with the dogs and receive their unconditional love and acceptance in the hopes of making the hospital environment more comfortable and less stressful. To learn more about Paw Partners and how to get involved, click here.