10 Things You Can Do to Help Heal Southern California

By L.A. Works Guest Contributor: Christine Essel
President and CEOsouthern-california-grantmakers
Southern California Grantmakers

With racial, ethnic, religious, and political divisiveness rising across America, organizations across the country, prompted by an effort by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, are calling for a National Day of Healing on Tuesday, January 17. The goal is to spur efforts to heal the wounds created by racial and other biases and to build an equitable and just society in which all people thrive.

10 Things You Can Do to Help Heal Southern California

  1. On January 17, join Community Coalition for an open forum with colleagues from a diverse group of organizations focused on racial healing. This conversation will take place 10:00 am to 11:30 am at 8101 S. Vermont Avenue.
  2. Get to know someone of a different racial, ethnic, or religious background. Ask them to share something about their history and culture and share something about yours.
  3. Start a thought provoking conversation or share inspiring resources through your social media posts with questions like “What does racial healing look like to you?” or “How can racial healing help our country become more vibrant?”. Post a short video addressing why racial healing is important to you. Use the hashtags #TRHT (Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation), #TheDayToHeal, and #DayOfRacialHealing.
  4. Recognize your own biases – we all have them! Try taking the Harvard Implicit Bias Test. Once you know your biases, you’ll be better equipped to resist stereotyping and look for the good in each person.
  5. Visit a local museum to explore the diversity around us. Check out the Annenberg Space for Photography’s IDENTITY exhibit (through 2/26) and lectures and exhibits at the Museum of Tolerance, Chinese American Museum, Japanese American National Museum, California African American Museum, La Plaza de Cultura y Artes; and the Dream Resource Center, among others.
  6. Watch a film about the impacts of racism and discrimination in our country and our modern world. Consider Hidden Figures, Defamation, Loving, 13th, Dreamer, A Better Life, He Named Me Malala, Breathin: The Eddy Zheng Story, Grab, Moonlight, The Case Against 8, and even Zootopia (to spark discussion with children). We also recommend reading Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario, Trustbuilding by Rob Corcoran.
  7. Explore how race and racism have shaped Southern California specifically. Consider reading Fire This Time: The Watts Uprising and the 1960s by Gerald Horne, The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California by Wendy Cheng, Mendez v. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights by Philippa Strum, Southland by Nina Revoyr, and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 by Anna Deavere Smith. You can also attend a performance of the upcoming production of Zoot Suit at the Mark Taper Forum to experience the cultural and political context of Chicano life in 1940s.
  8. Be a tourist in your own community: visit some lesser known sites of local civil rights history with the alternative guidebook, A People’s Guide to Los Angeles by Laura Barraclough. You can also visit the Harada House in Riverside County.
  9. Think about the diversity within your neighborhood, workplace, local school, house of worship, etc., and initiate conversations about where and why there might be a lack of inclusion.
  10. Imagine what a healed Southern California community would look like and commit personally to work for racial healing and equity; volunteer with or support organizations that focus on healing and equity.
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Now Hiring: MusicWorks Program Coordinator

Now Hiring: MusicWorks Program Coordinator

Position Overview: In collaboration with the Director of Programs, the MusicWorks Program Coordinator will develop program plans, oversee the launch of MusicWorks, and be responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the program. This candidate should be an excellent program manager, passionate about service and the arts, entrepreneurial, and highly organized. The ideal candidate will be someone that is knowledgeable about the music industry, and have a network or understanding of how to recruit volunteers with diverse expertise including professional musicians, composers, song writers, producers, engineers, etc. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Survey existing volunteer music programs to avoid duplication and identify best practices;
  • Identify appropriate guest speaker roles for skilled music volunteers;
  • Develop marketing collateral;
  • Create and disseminate monthly e-newsletter.
  • Cultivate strategic nonprofit and community relationships;
  • Recruit, train (as appropriate) and place music industry volunteers;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and well-articulated quarterly and annual reports; and
  • Maintain proficiency in CRM database (Salesforce) for efficient tracking, reporting, record keeping and data management.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of three years progressively responsible management experience;
  • Music industry or arts experience;
  • Strong communications skills; self-starter who can multi-task;
  • Experience managing staff and volunteers;
  • Knowledge of the nonprofit volunteering sector;
  • A track record of delivering results while juggling competing priorities;
  • Professional demeanor in person, in writing, and on the phone;
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and guiding a room of participants;
  • Proactive, self-directed, and results-oriented personality with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills;
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful to develop new, unique programs and initiatives;
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature; and
  • Open to and excited by the opportunity to inform our strategic thinking and work within an entrepreneurial environment.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Access to personal car for occasional travel throughout Los Angeles County;
  • Some evening and weekend commitments;
  • Experience with Salesforce, a plus;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is the largest volunteer network in LA and a national leader in the community service movement. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center, we create, manage, and implement hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.

About MusicWorks: MusicWorks is a new volunteer initiative aimed at matching music industry professionals with local school age youth in nonprofit music programs such as: Sound Art, Little Kids Rock, PS Arts, and others. MusicWorks will take advantage of Los Angeles’ position as a leading force in the music industry to help bridge the gap in music education resulting from drastic budget cuts in arts education programs in Los Angeles public schools.

Reporting: This position reports to the Director of Programs.

This position will be suitable for someone available 25 – 40 hours/week. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest, skills, and recent salary history to HR1@laworks.com.

 

Now Hiring: RSVP Outreach Coordinator (part-time position)

RSVP Outreach Coordinator Position Overview: The RSVP Outreach Coordinator will seek out, engage and recruit new volunteer members to help build this special program providing volunteer and social opportunities for active adults age 55+ in Los Angeles County. This position requires a Coordinator who is passionate about mobilizing older adults in service and excited to present to and connect with a broad array of communities throughout Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will need to be entrepreneurial, an excellent communicator, energetic, and highly organized. This individual should be knowledgeable on aging issues and opportunities. In collaboration with the Director of Special Programs and RSVP team, this position will help increase RSVP membership, and ensure expected outcomes are achieved. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively conduct outreach to community organizations, continuting education programs, gyms, clubs, libraries, and centers for older adults;
  • Register individuals age 55+ for RSVP membership and help connect members to ongoing volunteer opportunities;
  • Utilize all Corporation for National and Community Service and L.A. Works website, collateral and resources;
  • Work closely with RSVP team to maximize outreach impact;
  • Maintain clear, current and accurate records in salesforce;
  • Work within existing budget to develop dynamic and inspiring outreach presentation materials;
  • Participate in L.A. Works’ large-scale Days of Service;
  • Think and act creatively and professionally to build and maintain an enriching volunteer program for the active older adult community throughout Los Angeles County.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Personal cell phone;
  • Access to personal car for regular travel throughout Los Angeles County;
  • Valid driver’s license; comfortable with driving a van or large vehicle for supply delivery and pick-up;
  • Some evening and weekend commitments; and
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With nearly 25 years of success, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources; and to educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community. L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people age 55 and above. Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service as a part of the larger Senior Corps initiative, RSVP engages older Americans in volunteer opportunities across the country. These volunteers have been an invaluable resource for nationwide response efforts—in everything from hunger prevention to natural disasters including Hurricane Sandy. L.A. Works has received a three year renewable grant to develop a strong Los Angeles RSVP program. Building on the foundation of existing programming and relationships L.A. Works has with nonprofits in the community, this new program will more than double the volunteer resources L.A. Works provides to the greater Los Angeles region.

Reporting: This position reports to the Director of Special Programs. This is a 20-hours/week, flexible position.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest and relevant skills to HR@laworks.com.

California’s drought: Update from the front-line

As our state’s drought now stretches into a fourth year, L.A. Works is looking for ways to increase steve_waterawareness and conservation efforts among our volunteer and nonprofit community. I recently joined a site visit with the Metropolitan Water District to see for myself just what our water supplies look like.

Metropolitan provides water to 19 million people in 6 counties of southern California, and uses a variety of aqueducts, canals and reservoirs to maintain our access to it. Due to the drought and lack of conservation, our supply is alarmingly low.  What a wake up call!water3

An artificial lake in the eastern part of the county intended as an emergency reserve is now regularly accessed to meet needs, and reduced by 60%.

But extensive droughts are not a new phenomenon either in California, or other parts of our planet. Australia recently experienced a severe water crisis lasting over 10 years, but managed to drastically shift their usage and adapted to the new normal. While our massive population in Los Angeles County currently requires us to import huge quantities of water to survive (our population is 10 million but local water sources only provide an adequate supply to about 250,000 people), there are tremendous opportunities for all of us to become much more active, and effective in our water conservation.water2

Here are a few lessons and easy steps that I learned on this Metropolitan Water District trip to make a difference in water conservation:

1. Change out those old appliances for water-friendly new ones. Check out the many rebates and programs to help save water, and save money:  http://www.bewaterwise.com/
2. Take the 3-5 minute shower. And get a low-flow shower head. Adapt.
3. Swap your thirsty and expensive lawn and landscaping for native plants and tress. They’ll do just fine and you’ll save money and water.
4. Take the “Dirty Car Pledge”.  What’s wrong with a little dust? Do your part and make a difference.  https://lawaterkeeper.org/dirtyforthedrought/water1

Share your success stories!  Post, blog and tweet about what you’re doing to conserve water.  #LAWorksSavesWaterNow

Steve Gratwick, LCSW
Director of Special Programs
L.A. Works
www.laworks.com

 

What’s the Future of LA?

Future of Cities: Leading in LA

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Los Angeles is a hub for innovation and creativity. We have brilliant entrepreneurs, passionate changemakers, amazing cultural institutions, and cutting edge universities. As with most major cities, however, Los Angeles is a series of contradictions. Along with great wealth; incredible weather; and fabulous cuisine – Los Angeles has a rapidly growing homeless population and serious income inequality that affects the quality of life for thousands of residents. As the largest volunteer action center in Los Angeles, LA Works’ mission is to help bridge the gap between the haves and have-nots. We do so by

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

making it easy to volunteer and help others. We also help Angelenos understand important social issues affecting our community.

On June 2nd LA Work’s co-founders Bob Johnson and Donna Bojarsky unveiled a new civic initiative: Future of Cities: Leading in LA. The initiative seeks to raise public awareness and create a higher level of civic engagement and responsibility among leaders in LA. A standing room VIP crowd gathered at the home of philanthropists Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker, to hear: LACMA’s Michael Govan; The California Endowment’s Robert K. Ross; Los Angeles Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Mary Melton; Director of the

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, Dr. William Deverell; Zócalo Founder and Publisher, Gregory Rodriguez, and others discuss the unique character, challenges, and opportunities facing Los Angeles. L.A. Works is a leading Community Partner of the Future of Cities initiative. Here’s how you can help. Los Angeles ranks 45th among the top 51 U.S. cities in volunteerism. Service to others is an important form of civic engagement. It helps make Los Angeles a livable city for all of us.

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, (Moby, Eric Kressler, Bob Johnson). Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015, (Moby, Eric Kressler, Bob Johnson). Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015,  Michael Govan, David Ryu (Councilman-Elect). Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Future of Cities event in Beverly Hills, Calif., June 2, 2015,
Michael Govan, David Ryu (Councilman-Elect). Photo by Jonathan Alcorn

Now Hiring: Director of Corporate Programs

About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With more than 20 years of success, L.A. Works is a recognized leader in the national service movement. L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: (1) increasing volunteer participation in the community; (2) building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to achieve their missions through access to volunteer labor and other resources; and (3) educating volunteers and encouraging civic engagement in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles community.  L.A. Works has more than 30,000 registered volunteers who have contributed over 1,000,000 volunteer hours of service to thousands of nonprofits in the Los Angeles community.

Position Overview: The Director of Corporate Programs will oversee the day-to-day management and growth of L.A. Works’ corporate volunteer program.  In collaboration with the Executive Director and the L.A. Works leadership team, this individual is responsible for helping raise the profile and impact of L.A. Works’ corporate volunteer programs. Our corporate fee-for-service social enterprise programs supports thousands of free ongoing volunteer opportunities throughout Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have strong communications skills, be a self-starter who can multi-task, be knowledgeable about the latest trends in the nonprofit sector, have an entrepreneurial mindset, and have experience working with and managing volunteers. Corporate experience is a plus. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage program to mobilize up to 15,000 volunteers annually;
  • Respond to corporate inquiries, pitch new prospects, lead presentations, close deals, and provide client customer service to potential corporate sponsors;
  • Manage corporate relationships with consistent communication year-round to bring corporate volunteers into the L.A. Works family (managed in salesforce);
  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools, nonprofits, and agencies to create living list of transformative community projects (managed in salesforce database);
  • Recruit and supervise team of expert event coordinators to plan and execute (lead) corporate service events;
  • Plan and lead corporate service events, as necessary;
  • Communicate with elected officials, VIPs, and stake holders in each council district re participation in local area service projects;
  • Identify in-kind and vendor relationships for sponsorships and discounted rates;
  • Supervise warehouse staff; manage inventory (supplies and equipment) maintain vans, and purchase, load, and transport event supplies and equipment;
  • Create and coordinate signature days of service; and
  • Play significant role in development and launch of new corporate initiatives, beyond hands-on projects.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of five years progressively responsible management experience;
  • Knowledge of the nonprofit volunteering sector; in-depth understanding of volunteer management and engagement practices;
  • A track record of delivering results while juggling competing priorities under intense time pressure;
  • Strong customer service skills with professional demeanor in person, in writing, and on the phone;
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and guiding a room of participants;
  • Proactive, self-directed, and results-oriented personality with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Excellent networking and relationship building skills;
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful to develop new, unique programs and initiatives;
  • Great organizational skills and detail-oriented nature; and
  • Open to and excited by the opportunity to inform our strategic thinking and work within an entrepreneurial environment.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Access to personal car for occasional travel throughout Los Angeles County;
  • Some evening and weekend commitments;
  • Experience with Salesforce, a plus;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Reporting: This position reports to the Executive Director.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest, skills, and recent salary history to HR@laworks.com.

 

 

Now Hiring: Director of Programs

L.A. Works Director of Programs
The Director of Programs will provide day-to-day administrative and programmatic management to support L.A. Works’ volunteer program and nonprofit capacity building services.  In collaboration with the Executive Director and the L.A. Works leadership team, this position will identify unmet areas of need to strategically build L.A. Works’ services to effectively engage volunteers in the community. The focus of the program is to build a community of changemakers and bring important resources to the our nonprofit partners. The ideal candidate will have strong communications skills, be a self-starter who can multi-task, be knowledgeable about the latest trends in the nonprofit sector, and have experience working with and managing volunteers. L.A. Works is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Responsibilities:
•    Management and development of volunteer program to mobilize 30,000 volunteers annually;
•    Cultivation of strategic nonprofit and community relationships;
•    Planning and organizing Managed Projects across LA County – short-term, recurring volunteer projects led by L.A. Works-trained volunteers- while ensuring quality of projects and volunteer experience;
•    Strategically growing the changemaker leadership program;
•    Delivery of monthly volunteer leadership trainings; presentations of effective volunteer management practices to the community;
•    Management of Service Enterprise Initiative- training and certification program for more effective and sustainable volunteer integration into nonprofits- includes: development of timeline, recruitment of participants, organization and delivery of curriculum, volunteer management support, overseeing budget;
•    Supervision of 3 AmeriCorps staff members and successful delivery of 2 AmeriCorps programs;
•    Provision of timely, accurate, and well-articulated quarterly and annual reports;
•    Recruitment, training and management of individual volunteers and groups for year-round opportunities including but not limited to internships, large-scale Days of Service, committees and leadership roles;
•    Development and maintenance of CRM database (Salesforce) for efficient tracking, reporting, record keeping and data management; and
•    Creation and dissemination of monthly e-newsletter.

Key Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree with minimum of three years progressively responsible management experience;
•    Knowledge of the nonprofit volunteering sector; in-depth understanding of volunteer management and engagement practices;
•    Demonstrated success of executing and managing projects from start to finish;
•    A track record of delivering results while juggling competing priorities under intense time pressure;
•    Strong customer service skills with professional demeanor in person, in writing, and on the phone;
•    Comfortable delivering presentations and guiding a room of participants;
•    Proactive, self-directed, and results-oriented personality with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team;
•    Excellent networking and relationship building skills;
•    Ability to be creative and resourceful to develop new, unique programs and initiatives;
•    Great organizational skills and detail-oriented nature; and
•    Open to and excited by the opportunity to inform our strategic thinking and work within an entrepreneurial environment.

Additional requirements:
•    Ability to lift up to 30 pounds;
•    Valid driver’s license;
•    Access to personal car for occasional travel throughout Los Angeles County;
•    Some evening and weekend commitments;
•    Experience with Salesforce, a plus;
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Reporting: This position reports to the Executive Director.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please email a single PDF file that includes a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest, skills, and recent salary history to HR@laworks.com.

Encore Performance of RODNEY KING

Rodney King x-LATsThe L.A. Works board of directors invites our L.A. Works community to a special matinee performance of Roger Guenveur Smith’s critically acclaimed RODNEY KING.

L.A. Works, the largest volunteer action center in Los Angeles was founded in 1991, the same year the late Rodney King was thrust into international prominence.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15
2 PM

BOOTLEG THEATER
2220 BEVERLY BOULEVARD
LOS ANGLES, CA 90057

Limited Seating    *    Reception To Follow

RSVP:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/encore-performance-of-rodney-king-tickets-8344228813

http://www.latimes.com//arts/culture/la-et-cm-roger-guenveur-smith-searches-for-real-rodney-king- 20131002,0,5802261.story#axzz2kfh42z6Y   

Tickets on Sale Now for L.A. Works Holiday Beer Garden

L.A. Works Holiday Beer Garden
IMG_1006Great Beer * Great Cause * Big Fun!

Sunday, November 17th
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

About the Holiday Beer Garden:

This holiday season spend a day outdoors enjoying music and top quality craft beers at the city’s only Beer Garden event that celebrates Los Angeles’ volunteers!   Only minutes from downtown L.A., the beautiful Los Angeles River Center and Gardens is a hidden jewel, with a ivy-covered walls, beds of roses, a three-tiered fountain, a tiled reflecting pool and an expansive courtyard. Your ticket gets you tastings of delicious craft beer. Plus, there will be food trucks on hand in case you get hungry.

Bring Your Own Can: As a part of this year’s Beer Garden fundraiser, L.A. Works will be supporting long-time partner AIDS Project LA by hosting a Canned Food Drive. Each year APLA serves more than 11,000 individuals with first-rate HIV/AIDS care and prevention programs.  Volunteers from L.A. Works help prepare grocery and nutrition bags every month for APLA’s Necessities of Life Program, which provides groceries to over 1,700 clients that are on a limited income.  Show your support of APLA by bringing out cans of food to donate for the holidays. Guests who bring 5 cans or more will receive a free L.A. Works grocery tote bag at the door.

Location and Parking:
Los Angeles River Center Gardens
570 West Avenue 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065

Free parking in River Center lot and surrounding neighborhoods. Bike it/Metro it! This site is a short walk from the Gold Line’s Cypress Park station.

Additional Details:

Designated driver tickets will be available at the door for $15.
This is a 21 and older event. IDs will be checked at the door.
Last pour is at 5pm, an hour before the event end.

Everyone is invited.  Bring friends, colleagues, and family for great beer and fun in support of a great cause.

Eventbrite - L.A. Works Holiday Beer Garden

L.A. Works Partners with College Summit Southern California

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College Summit is a national nonprofit that transforms the lives of low-income youth by developing a corps of high school students who lead their peers to and through college. Last year they served more than 4,000 students at 14 high schools across Los Angeles, and more than 50,000 nationwide in 15 states.

This past summer, volunteers gave more than 2,700 volunteering hours at the Southern California region’s Peer Leader Workshops. During these weekend-long college-going boot camps, our rising seniors become “Peer Leaders” as they gain knowledge and tools to get themselves and their friends to college. Volunteer Writing Coaches spent four days over extended weekends working with groups of four to five Peer Leaders, helping them develop their first personal statement.

“My Workshop experience with College Summit was outstanding,” said David Rowe, Graduate Admissions Operations Coordinator at California Lutheran University. “I never thought that I would learn so much from, and grow so close to these students, in such a short period of time. These students give off such a contagious energy, that each moment was filled with excitement and possibility.”

To keep the momentum going after another successful summer of workshops training 200 Peer Leaders, College Summit is planning its next volunteering opportunity: College Applications Season.

Join College Summit to work one-on-one with high school seniors, helping them fill out and submit their online college applications. Events take place at the high schools in October and November, daytime and evenings. No training is necessary.

For more information about volunteering with College Summit, email Brian Rosenbaum, Community Engagement Coordinator, at brosenbaum@collegesummit.org.