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Latino Farmers’ Cooperative of Louisiana Inc.- Oportunidades NOLA

Contact Info

Agency

215 N. Jefferson Davis
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
USA
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504.304.8442
www.OpNOLA.org

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Tom Zolot
Email: zolott@lfcl.org

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:1:00pm-9:00pm
Beginning date for service:01/09/2012

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
English as a Second Language teachers' assistants and tutors GED preparation tutors and teachers Computer lab assistants and trainers Adult Basic Education and Literacy tutors Language Exchange partners
Quotations:
We are a community-based education center where Service Learning students can build relationships and learn from individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Students will have the opportunity to develop their own second-language abilities, teaching and leadership skills.

Mission statements

Oportunidades NOLA is an adult education program providing education and social services to promote immigrants' successful integration into the greater New Orleans society.

Value statement

We are a mission of St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, a diverse, social justice-oriented congregation. Oportunidades strives to develop leadership among our community members and to create an inclusive environment in which staff, students and volunteers share responsibility for the vision and success of our activities. All are welcomed; none are shunned.

Division Mission Statements

  • Adult Education Program
  • Adult English as a Second Language
  • Anna's Arts for Kids
  • Campus-Community Partnerships
  • Community and Cultural Development
  • Community Outreach
  • Grassroots
  • Literacy Program
  • Nonprofit
  • Programming
  • Volunteer/Intern

Populations Served by Agency

  • Adult Learners
  • English as a Second Language
  • Immigrants
  • Local Residents
  • Low Income
  • Non-Native English Speakers
  • Portuguese speaking
  • Spanish speaking
  • Women

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • African Diaspora
  • Cultural Studies: Indigenous
  • Cultural Studies: Latin American
  • Curriculm development involving computer technology
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Enhance academic achievement for under-resourced students
  • Enhancing math skills for under-resourced students
  • Health
  • Louisiana history
  • Networking with educational agencies and non-profits
  • Social Justice
  • Standardized Testing

Public Service Needs

  • The ideal Intern candidate will support the overall operation of this in-state and national program. More specifically, the Intern will assist with numerous tasks and projects including reviewing and compiling significant anecdotal evidence based on field reports, assisting in maintenance of materials inventory, assisting in maintenance of program database (Donor Perfect), and assisting in outreach efforts to publicize the program to areas previously underserved. The ideal candidate is a team player, technologically inclined, and detail-oriented.
  • Develop a new database or contribute content to an existing database
  • Raise funds
  • Practice language skills with adult English learners
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Student will research online databases and corporate websites for private and public grants for non-profit educational programming.

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Academic mentoring
  • Advocacy
  • Career counseling
  • Cross cultural networking, education and communication
  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Literacy and Mathematics Workshops
  • Literacy Instruction and Mentorship
  • Social Service support

Public Service Activities

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