Saturday, October 28, 2006

Blogging 24+ Ways to Make a Difference - LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES @ FSW Americorps Program

Blogging 24+ Ways to Make a Difference - LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES @ FSW Americorps Program 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 Americorps Program
  • Agency Address: 1 Gateway Plaza, Port Chester, NY 10573 USA
  • Mission: provide a broad range of social and mental health services to strengthen and support families, children and individuals.

Contact Information:

  • Contact Name: Irina Miagkova
  • Contact Title: Americorps Program Director
  • Contact Email: imiagkov AT fsw DOT org
  • Contact Phone: (01) 914-937-2320
  • Web Site:

Job(s) Listed By Above Agency:

1) Job Title: Teacher's Aide

  • Job Location: Mount Vernon
  • Job Description: If you like working with kids and helping them learn, become a teacher's aide! You can work hands-on with kids in an elementary school alongside the Americorps education program. Volunteer Aides are needed during school hours -- perfect for students and retired seniors. Teachers aides help increase students performance in the classroom, decrease the student:teacher ratio, and provide a higher quality of education. Volunteers undergo mandated screening process.
  • Minimum Age for Volunteer: 17
  • Minimum Age for youth accompanied by a parent or chaperone: 17
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Training Provided: Training is provided by school staff.
  • Time Range of Job: 1 week to 4 months, 5 months to 1 year
  • Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Times Available: Morning, Afternoon

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