Soledad Enrichment Action

3763 E. 4th St.

Los Angeles, CA 90063

(323) 267-0321

Contact person: Joe Rodriguez: Director of Family support cooperative group

E-mail contact persons:  JoeRdrgz@aol.com    (note capital letters)

Contact hours: Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. 

Services or activities: Wide variety of programs for kids and their parents. The primary emphasis is on tutoring and mentorship but there is also a focus on education and health.

Ages and ethnicity of those served: Adolescents and their parents, most of whom are Hispanic. Many of them have been expelled and some are in gangs.

Length of minimum commitment: Flexible but prefer at least six to nine months

Hours per week: Flexible: depends on placement. Weekend and evening hours are available.

Formal training program: Yes, depends on placement. Training is done by educational counselors who come in multiple times a year.

Personal qualities of volunteers: People person, outgoing, ambitious, creative, ingenious, committed, dedicated, assertive and flexible (in order to deal with the tough and sensitive clients)

Additional requirements:  TB Test. Fingerprinting for background check (which takes 2-3 weeks)

Direct supervision: Yes, volunteer will receive direct supervision as needed per week.

Supervision entails: Meeting with teachers who provide feedback

Additional comments: None.

 

 

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