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Making a Gradual and Important Change, INC.

County: Hendry, Collier, Lee, Glades, Other
Categories FGCU Campus
Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Social Services
Political Action/Social Justice
Details: Utilizing a unique, technological approach to peer tutoring and scholastic mentoring, MAGIC (Making a Gradual and Important Change, INC.) strives to address the educational needs of students across the globe. Through the specially developed "Matchmaking Engine," located under the "Tutoring" tab of our website, students-in-need will have the opportunity to answer a few questions as a means to match up with another student (referred to as a "MAGIC Scholar) apt to provide academic assistance and/or scholastic mentoring.
Job Description: Students interested in becoming MAGIC Scholars (students capable of providing academic assistance and/or scholastic mentoring to other students in need) will be requested to provide contact information and a brief background description for MAGIC's website directory. Once the above information is provided to MAGIC staff, interested students will be listed on the "MAGIC Scholar DIrectory." Students in need of academic assistance and/or scholastic mentoring, then, through the technology of MAGIC's "Matchmaking Engine," will pair up with Scholars apt to provide them with assistance (according to the specific credentials that particular student in need selected). Then, the student-in-need and MAGIC Scholar will work out a date, time, and place (one of MAGIC's Certified Locations) for academic assistance and/or scholastic mentoring sessions convenient for both parties.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings, Weekends daytime, Weekends evenings
Primary Contact: Mr. Craig McCray
3746 Madeira Court
Naples, FL 34119
Phone: (732) 754-5045
Secondary Contact: Zachary Leibovitch
Phone: (561) 215-5320
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: As a reward for their outstanding work within MAGIC's organizational structure, student-tutors ("MAGIC Scholars") will receive "Service Learning Hours" that can be put towards FGCU graduation requirements, collegiate/university-based scholarships, and other programs with a minimum necessity of a specific number of comunal service/volunteer hours.
Additional Information: MAGIC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit socially entrepreneurial venture currently covered by General Liability Insurance (up to $1,000,000 per incident with a $5,000,000 aggregate for the year). All MAGIC staff has been and will be federally background checked as well.

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