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Opportunity Details

Children & Youth Education
Families, Low-income communities
Mentoring/Youth Development,Tutoring

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:18+, Skills: Tutoring - Home Work Support

Help Youth Succeed in School

Volunteer Responsibilities and Impact
Mercy Housing California at Sycamore Street Apartments is an affordable housing community serving 60 families in Santa Cruz, California.

Mercy Housing is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist with the after school program onsite at Sycamore Street Apartments. With staff support, volunteers will assist middle and elementary aged youth to complete homework and build literacy skills. Volunteers will also help implement physical education and art activities throughout the semester. Gain experience in an educational setting, learn about affordable housing, and give back to your community- all while having fun!

Shift Days, Times, and the Expected Time Commitment
The after school program runs Monday-Thursday from 3:30- 5pm. 
A commitment of 2-4 times a month is preferred.

Volunteer Benefits
 UCSC academic credit or service learning hours can be arranged for education, sociology, or other related majors

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**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.


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1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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