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Guadalupe Center, Inc.

County: Collier
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Youth
Education
Social Services
Details: The mission of the Guadalupe Center is "to break the cycle of poverty through education, social, and other support programs and resources." The Guadalupe Center's educational programs serve the long-term needs of Immokalee by starting with the very young and serving students through elementary, high school,and even post-secondary education. The programs include the Early Childhood Education (ECE),the Guadalupe After-school Program (GAP),the S.T.A.R. Educational Summer Camp, and the Tutor Corps (TC) program. In addition to these core educational programs, Guadalupe Center provides seasonal support services through events such as Back to School Shoes and Supplies, Thanksgiving in the Park, and the Holiday Gift Shop. Guadalupe Center has been changing the lives of SWFL's most at-risk youth and families for more than 30 years.
Job Description: Students may volunteer in either our Naples Development office or in our Immokalee Educational locations. Tasks through the Development Office include grant research, event assistance, data entry, resale shop assistants, and other development-related duties. Students may also volunteer in the Early Childhood Education program. in the summer program with students in Kindergarten-grade 2, or with high school students in the Tutor Corps Program. Volunteers are needed to work with high school students specifically in strengthening writing skills.

Lastly, volunteers are needed for our annual support program events- the largest of which is our annual Thanksgiving in the Park celebration held in Immokalee. The service opportunities at this event range from pre-event planning and coordination to the day-of food serving needs. There are also volunteer opportunities available with the other two support programs, Back to School Shoes and Supplies held in August and Holiday Gift Shop which takes place in December. Please contact us to discuss any of these opportunities.


Students may also volunteer in the early childhood education program with pre-K children, in the after-school tutoring program or summer camp with students K-2, or with high school students in the Tutor Corps Program.

Lastly, volunteers are needed for our annual support program events-the largest of which is our annual Thanksgiving in the Park celebration. The service opportunities at this event range from pre-event planning and coordination to the day-of-food serving needs.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings
Primary Contact: Mrs. Kelly Hammer
509 Hope Circle
Immokalee, FL 34142
Fax: (239) 657-2431
Phone: (239) 657-7158
Alt Phone: (239) 657-7711
Email: khammer@guadalupecenter.org
Website: http://www.guadalupecenter.org
Secondary Contact: Megan Becker
Phone: (239) 657-7711
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: T-shirts, support, on the job training in marketing, fundraising, and administrative aspects of nonprofit organizations. Or training in the skills and knowledge for early childhood education and other aspects of the teaching profession.
Additional Information: Your service and commitment to the community will make a lasting impression. Call us today to find out more about how you can serve with us!

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