Agency:Communities In Schools of New Orleans
Contact: Christina Caryl
Descriptions: Mentor children from 5-12 years old in one-to-one setting
Product of Partnership: Mentoring Program
Final Product Special Instructions:Mentors should help to motivate and guide students to make positive decisions, so they will ultimately function more effectively in their lives both inside and outside of school.
This service activity is availble for Service learning students Intern students Volunteers.
Background Check is Required. Any person wishing to volunteer through CIS New Orleans at a public school in a capacity which will involve repeated contact with students over a period of time must undergo background checks.
Other requirement: Volunteers should be interested in working with kids, dependable and patient.
The CP requests emergency contact information. Emergency contact information will only be used, if an emergency occurs while student is mentoring with CIS New Orleans.
Evaluations/surveys will be requested by community partner to be completed by students.
All CIS volunteers will complete an exit evaluation at the end of their term. The information gathered will be used to improve the volunteer experience for future volunteers.Students are not allowed to take pictures or video.
Specific Policies: All interactions with children are strictly confidential, unless a child reveals information that he/she is in danger, this information must be reported to a supervisor.
Availability Requirements:A minimum of 16 hours per semester
Minimum Service Hours per month: 5
Minimum Positions: 1
Students will work within one of the nine CIS partner schools.
Tulane Shuttle-Request Individual Ride
Distance depends on school
Check-in at the site: All schools require visitors to sign-in and show a photo ID at the main office.
Students track their hours at site: Each school has a binder in which students will record volunteer hours every session.
Week1: Orientation and background checks
Week2: Familiarize with the student and school
Week6: Mentor, reflect on experience thus far.
Week11: Mentor, attend volunteer appreciation event.
Week12: Conclude mentoring. Final evaluation.
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 email@example.com