What: Lead other volunteers in guitar lessons for underserved youth.
About Hathaway Sycamores: Hathaway enriches the well-being of children, adults, families, and communities via a wide range of services such as youth residences, mental health support, foster care, and more.
The volunteer opportunity you'd lead: At "MUSICWORKS: Guitars and Games with At-Risk Youth," kids with limited exposure to music learn to play guitar, write their own songs, and express themselves. Community volunteers who can play the guitar act as tutors to help them.
As the Project Leader, you'd:
- design and lead the guitar classes
- confirm, orient, and supervise volunteers
- manage all communication between volunteers, Hathaway, and L.A. Works
Time Commitment: Every other Saturday morning from 10:30am - 12:30pm.
Location: Highland Park in East L.A.
Project Leader Requirements:
- Some skill in guitar required, but expertise is not
- Leaders must attend an L.A. Works training.
- Leaders must clear Hathaway Sycamore's background checks
Project Leader Benefits:
- Gain marketable leadership skills
- Learn about the non-profit world from the inside
- Make a bigger impact
- Network with other people and groups committed to bettering Los Angeles
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Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
- Issue Area(s): Arts & Culture, Children & Youth Education
- Population Served: Low-income Communities, Other
- Activity Type: Tutoring
- Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
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