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UCLA VOLUNTEER CENTER: Growing Educato...
Our Summer Institutes are 4-day professional development training sessions for educators in the LA a...

Growing Educators Summer Institute on Balanced Literacy

June 22nd, 2015

Location: 1235 Broad Ave. Wilmington CA 90744
Duration: Multiple Days
First Day : Jun 22, 2015
Last Day: Jun 26, 2015



Our Summer Institutes are 4-day professional development training sessions for educators in the LA area and beyond (Monday, June 22nd is our set-up day). Age 16+ are welcome to volunteer.

If interested, please email Michelle at michelle.mikolajczyk@growingeducators.com.

Although a commitment to the full-week is preferred, it is not a requirement and we appreciate any time you’re able to volunteer.

See below for more information.

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Growing Educators is a professional development organization based in Los Angeles that offers custom PD programs for administration, teachers, and parents. We follow a balanced literacy and writing workshop approach with a commitment to help every student excel.

GROWEducators is a Los Angeles based non-profit that organizes the Planting Wonders summer camp at Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School. Planting Wonders provides an experience-based, arts and inquiry, afternoon enrichment program that offers kids a choice in their learning experience. Our philosophies of balanced literacy and instilling wonder serve to accentuate the brilliance all children already possess.

Position Title: Summer Institute Volunteer

Purpose: The position of Summer Institute Volunteer serves as support for the Growing Educators event staff. Volunteers are representatives of the organization to the educators that attend our Summer Institutes.

Location: Harry Bridges Span School – 1235 Broad Ave, Wilmington, CA 90744

Key Responsibilities:
• Volunteer will be a point of contact between event participants and staff
• Greets guests and directs them to session, event locations, and/or appropriate contact
• Answers questions about event details
• Assists with set-up and breakdown of event
• Prepares event materials including packets, classroom supplies, signs, and tables
• May help registrants check-in or presenter as a session assistant
• Minor cleaning tasks (wiping tables and tidying rooms after a session)
• May require lifting of up to 15 lbs
• Other duties as assigned

Responsible to: Michelle Mikolajczyk, Project Manager

Length of Appointment: The Summer Institute Volunteer is assigned every day for a period of one week.

Time Commitment*:
• June 22, 2015 for 3 ½ hours (from 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M.)
• June 23, 2015 – June 26, 2015 for 7 ½ hours (from 7:15 A.M. to 2:45 P.M.)
• OR a prearranged schedule of hours in these sets.

*Includes breaks, light breakfast, and lunch.

Qualifications: Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.

Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition, Project Manager will be available for questions and assistance.

Dress Code: Casual (Jeans and a T-shirt are ok – T-shirt will be provided on the first day); Please wear comfortable shoes, preferably closed-toed (flip flops are discouraged).

Benefits of Position: All volunteers will receive a letter of hours served, as well as a t-shirt, light breakfast, and lunch. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in special event planning.

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Time Details

• June 22, 2015 for 3 ½ hours (from 8:30 A.M. to 12 P.M.)
• June 23, 2015 – June 26, 2015 for 7 ½ hours (from 7:15 A.M. to 2:45 P.M.)
• OR a prearranged schedule of hours in these sets.

*Includes breaks, light breakfast, and lunch.


Tags: education

Contact Person: Michelle Mikolajczyk

Contact Email: michelle.mikolajczyk@growingeducators.com

Contact Phone Number: 516-724-7609

Organization: Growing Educators

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