Saturday, October 28, 2006

Blogging 24+ Ways to Make a Difference - LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES @ FSW - Juvenile Law Education Program (JLaw)

Blogging 24+ Ways to Make a Difference - LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES @ FSW - Juvenile Law Education Program (JLaw) is part of a series entitled: "Blogging 24+ ways to make a difference on Make A Difference Day and year-round." The local and international volunteer opportunities included in this series were compiled by:

Shannon Cobb, Deputy Director, The Volunteer Center of United W ay
280 N. Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530, USA
TEL (01) 914-227-9313 / FAX (01) 914-948-3032

Agency Information:

  • Agency Name: FSW - Juvenile Law Education Program (JLaw)
  • Agency Address: One Summit Ave., White Plains, NY 10606 USA
  • Mission: To reduce juvenile delinquency and pre-delinquent behavior by educating middle school children about their rights and responsibilities under the law and the consequences which occur when laws are violated.

Contact Information:

  • Contact Name: Amy Kellogg
  • Contact Title: Executive Director
  • Contact Email: jlaw AT fsw DOT org
  • Contact Phone: (01) 914-872-5240
  • Web Site:

Job(s) Listed By Above Agency:

1) Job Title: Educator

Job Location: New Rochelle
  • Job Description: An agency whose main mission is to reduce juvenile deliquent behavior is seeking volunteers to conduct workshops designed to make middle school children aware of their rights and responsibilities under the law. This program involves a series of three 45 minute workshops conducted in the classroom during the school day. Scheduling is done by the Executive Director in conjuction with the school and the volunteer. Scheduling is flexible as is location. The agency operates in school districts throughout Westchester County.
  • Minimum Age for Volunteer: 21
  • Minimum Age for youth accompanied by a parent or chaperone: 21
  • Other Qualifications: Must enjoy working with children 10-13 years of age. Need not be an attorney. Curriculum and materials supplied by agency.
  • Time Range of Job: Special/One Time Event, Ongoing
  • Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Times Available: Morning, Afternoon
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