Mentoring/Youth Empowerment (Elementary Schools)

Coalmont 21st Century Grundy School Leader

21st Century is an after-school program for elementary aged children with centers to focus on homework, arts, science, music, physical activity and programming created by our students. Working with elementary-aged children twice a week to increase their physical activity, provide education on nutrition, and promoting a more active, healthier choice lifestyle.

 

Discover Together Program Aid

A Place for Families (the Family Coop) provides the opportunity for parents/caregivers and their children (ages birth-five) a place to gather, play, learn, and explore. Each activity is carefully sculpted to promote skills critical for school success, with a primary focus on early literacy and social skills. A service intern would be responsible for supporting the lead teacher in the day to day activities and working with children and their families to support their experience in the co-op.

 

North Elementary School 21st Century Program Activ8 Grundy School Leader

Working with elementary-aged children twice a week to increase their physical activity, provide education on nutrition, and promoting a more active, healthier choice lifestyle.

 

Pelham Elementary School 21st Century program Activ8 Grundy School Leader

Working with elementary-aged children twice a week to increase their physical activity, provide education on nutrition, and promoting a more active, healthier choice lifestyle.

 

Pelham Elementary School 21st Century program Activity Leader and Mentor

21st Century is an after-school program that encourages students to seek out help for homework and engage in academics with the help of teacher volunteers and student volunteers from Sewanee. The program also allows students free time to blow off steam in a recess-type setting.

 

Relative Caregiver Program Youth Enrichment Activities Mentor

Working with children in a wide range of ages once a month doing enrichment programming and mentoring. These are at-risk youth who live with relatives other than their parents for a number of reasons - parents are incarcerated or passed away, poverty-related issues and more.

 

Sewanee Children's Center Wilderness Children Mentor

Working with children from an already established afterschool program from Otey Parish, we will meet with younger kids once a week for 2-2.5 hours. The activities will all be largely centered around environmental education. The goal is to bring in the kids from Sewanee, environmental education, and our local community.

 

Well-Directed Curiosity Youth Mentor 

This is a mentoring program for 2nd - 5th grade kids at Sewanee Elementary. University students mentor small groups of Elementary aged kids on a weekly basis. Groups are separated by grade and gender and participate in discovery and exploration through activities such as hiking, arts & crafts, sports, and other types of outdoor adventures.