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Guadalupe Center of Immokalee

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 STAR Educational Summer Camp, and the Tutor Corps program. In addition to these core education 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 office or in our Immokalee locations. Responsibilities can be linked to personal preference or time allocation. Tasks include grant research, event planning, auction item procurement, resale shop assistants, and many more development related duties. Contact us for more information on specific needs!

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 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: Ms. Tricia Yeggy
509 Hope Circle
Immokalee, FL 34142
Fax: (239) 657-2431
Phone: (239) 657-7126
Alt Phone: (239) 658-1999
Email: tyeggy@guadalupecenter.org
Website: http://www.guadalupecenter.org
Secondary Contact: Wendy Targus
Phone: (239) 657-7124
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: T-shirts, support, on the job training for marketing, fundraising, and administrative aspects of nonprofit organizations. Or training in the skills and knowledge for early learning or teaching professions.
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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