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Volunteer Opportunities

These positions provide a wonderful opportunity to give back to the community and make a major impact on a child’s life and future. Many of these programs only need you there once, to speak of your experience in a career or a hobby. If you are interested in volunteering please reach out to Nancy Napolitano to be added to our volunteer pool.


TEEN CENTER

TEEN CENTER YEAR LONG PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

Sisters for Success: A peer support group for females. Sister for success discusses topics ranging from; self esteem, media messages, identity, family responsibilities, goals and aspirations. Bi-Weekly Mondays at 5:30 PM

Volunteers should be female and consider themselves mentors and be available every Monday at 5:30PM.
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The 84: A statewide movement of youth fighting tobacco industries in Massachusetts. The 84 promotes youth leadership skills by providing opportunities for youth to educate their peers about the tobacco industry’s tricks. Tuesdays at 5:30 PM

Volunteers should be interested in working with state government and organizing campaigns to present to elected officials.
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Brothers for Success: A peer support group for males of color. Members of Brothers for Success are high school and college students. The goal of BFS is to empower males of color to pursue a college education and succeed in life. Weekly on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM

Volunteers should be male and consider themselves mentors, and be available every Thursday at 6PM.
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ELL *(English Language Learners) Street: A service-learning program for English Language Learners. Students have the opportunity to explore their community, interact with Salem residents, officials, and popular places. The goal of the program is to aid in language development through experiential learning. Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 PM

Volunteer should be strong in English language and be familiar with the Salem community so they learn through interacting with the community.

TEEN CENTER SESSION TWO PROGRAMS (November 5th – December 20th)

MONDAY → Zero Robotics: Robotics programming competition where the robots are
SPHERES inside the International Space Station. The competition starts online where
teams program the SPHERES to solve an annual challenge. 4:30-5:30 PM
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TUESDAYS → Cookie Chemistry: Why do cookies rise when cooking? What happens
to a cookie when changing just one ingredient? If you like cookies and understanding
how things work, this is the program for you. 4:00-5:00 PM
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WEDNESDAY → CrossFit: An exercise and health program. Students have the
opportunity to exercise while learning about human biology, health, and nutrition.
3:00-4:15 PM
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THURSDAY → Fashion Design: Students learn how to work with materials to develop
authentic clothes. The goal of the program is for everyone to design and develop their
own piece! 3:30-5:30 PM

COLLEGE SUCCESS PROGRAM

Job Shadowing – Volunteers are needed to share their work experiences with rising high school juniors and seniors either through students visiting the work site or if that is not possible by having an insightful conversation with the student.
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