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PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

County: Lee
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PACE is a state-wide recognized juvenile delinquency prevention program for teenage girls facing challenges such as abuse, foster care, academic failure, and involvement with the criminal justice system.  At PACE, girls find a supportive environment focusing on their strengths through a gender-responsive approach that centers on the emotional and physical safety and well-being of each girl.  As a result, approximately 90% of girls that attend PACE have no involvement with the criminal justice system a year after transitioning from the day program.  This translates into significant savings for taxpayers, and more importantly, it means that girls who have been victimized now have the confidence and skills to become our future leaders and positive forces for change.

Job Description:

TUTORS:  Assist students with math levels 6th grade through 12th (basic math, algebra, geometry), language arts and reading.  VOLUNTEERS:  Clerical assistance, arts and crafts facilitator, teacher's assistant, donation sorting, breakfast/lunch assistant. Minimum 2-3 hours per week, for continuous service for 3-4 months. Background screening necessary.


Grounds beautification, guest speaker, special events and fundraising. No background screening required.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings
Primary Contact: Ms. Elizabeth Kinne
3800 Evans Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fax: (239) 425-2365
Phone: (239) 425-2366 2316
Email: betsea.kinne@pacecenter.org
Website: http://www.pacecenter.org/
Secondary Contact: Sally Kee
Phone: (239) 425-2366 25
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

Varies depending upon the volunteer assignment.

Additional Information:

Volunteers are critical in carrying out the PACE program. There are several opportunities to participate in special events and to network with community leaders.

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