Volunteer Openings

Program Volunteer Openings

Free Choice Friday

FAN seeks volunteers to provide instruction in the arts, sports, and other interest areas to youth ages 10-18 on "Free Choice Fridays" in our after school program.

Start and End Dates: May 5, 2014 - June 5, 2014 Group Size: 10-18 Time Commitment: One time workshop Times: 4:30-6:30pm Day(s) of week: Friday Location: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
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RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Work with youth ages 10-18. – Provide instruction to groups of 5-15 young people in one or more of the following areas:
  • • Visual arts (painting, drawing, photography)
  • • Performing arts (music, drama, dance, MCing, DJing)
  • • Sports (martial arts, tennis, double dutch)
  • • Other areas (computers, chess, debate, drill team, cooking)
– Instructional areas are limited only by your creativity! – Work with mentoring staff to support youth development and character education. – Former foster youth are strongly encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • • An understanding of youth development concepts or the desire to learn
  • • Passion for area of instruction
  • • Experience in planning and implementing educational programs
  • • Ability to initiate and sustain collaborative relationships
  • • Respect for diversity and differences among youth, families, and communities
  • • Ability to plan and implement activities consistent with the needs of youth and in the context of available resources
  • • Creativity and flexibility

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • • At least 18 years of age
  • • Police record, and child abuse clearance
  • • After School Instructor
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After School Instructor

FAN seeks part time instructors to provide instruction in the arts, sports, dance, music, nutrition, and other interest areas to youth ages 10-18 during our after school program.

Start and End Dates: May 9, 2014 - June 6, 2014 Group Size: 8-10 Time Commitment: Weekly or Monthly Times: 5:30-6:30pm Day(s) of week: Negotiated at time of hire Location: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
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RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Work with youth ages 10-18. – Provide instruction to groups of 8-10 young people in one or more of the following areas:
  • • Visual arts (painting, drawing, photography)
  • • Performing arts (music, drama, dance, MCing, DJing)
  • • Sports (martial arts, tennis, double dutch)
  • • Other areas (computers, chess, debate, drill team, cooking)
– Instructional areas are limited only by your creativity! – Work with mentoring staff to support youth development and character education. – Former foster youth are strongly encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • • An understanding of youth development concepts or the desire to learn
  • • Passion for area of instruction
  • • Experience in planning and implementing educational programs
  • • Ability to initiate and sustain collaborative relationships
  • • Respect for diversity and differences among youth, families, and communities
  • • Ability to plan and implement activities consistent with the needs of youth and in the context of available resources
  • • Creativity and flexibility

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • • At least 18 years of age
  • • Police record, and child abuse clearance
  • • After School Instructor
Apply Today

Summer Instructor

FAN seeks part time instructors to provide instruction in the arts, sports, dance, music, nutrition, and other interest areas to youth ages 10-18 during our summer program.

Start and End Dates: Group Size: 8-10, ages 10-18 Time Commitment: Weekly or Monthly Times: 1:00pm-6:00pm Day(s) of week: Negotiated at time of hire Location: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
Learn More & Apply

RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Work with youth ages 10-18. – Provide instruction to groups of 5-15 young people in one or more of the following areas:
  • • Visual arts (painting, drawing, photography)
  • • Performing arts (music, drama, dance, MCing, DJing)
  • • Sports (martial arts, tennis, double dutch)
  • • Other areas (computers, chess, debate, drill team, cooking)
– Instructional areas are limited only by your creativity! – Work with mentoring staff to support youth development and character education. – Former foster youth are strongly encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • • An understanding of youth development concepts or the desire to learn
  • • Passion for area of instruction
  • • Experience in planning and implementing educational programs
  • • Ability to initiate and sustain collaborative relationships
  • • Respect for diversity and differences among youth, families, and communities
  • • Ability to plan and implement activities consistent with the needs of youth and in the context of available resources
  • • Creativity and flexibility

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • • At least 18 years of age
  • • Police record, and child abuse clearance
  • • After School Instructor
Apply Today

Tutoring

FAN seeks volunteers to serve as one-on-one tutors to middle and high school age youth in foster care in our after school programs. Tutors are responsible for assisting participants with their homework, and providing enrichment/remedial instruction to participants who do not have homework or in subjects where participants are struggling.

Start and End Dates: Group Size: 1 Time Commitment: Weekly or Monthly Times: 4:30pm-5:30pm Day(s) of week: Negotiated at time of hire Location: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
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Tutors are needed for:
  • • HS Level Science
  • • HS Level Math (Algebra/Geometry
  • • MS/HS Level Social Studies
  • • MS/HS Level English
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Internship Hosts

FAN seeks internship mentors to host high school interns.

Start and End Dates: Group Size: Time Commitment: 4 days/week, 5 hours/day during summer Times: Day(s) of week: Negotiated at time of hire Location: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
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Interns are needed in the following areas:
  • • Law
  • • Construction/Landscaping
  • • IT
  • • Forensic Science
  • • Animal Care/Veterinary
  • • Medicine
Apply Today


Board Member Openings

Would you like to have a leading role—to make a difference—in helping a small, but powerful and proven organization make a bigger difference in the lives of children in D.C.? Consider joining our board of directors!
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Facilities & Administrative Volunteer Openings

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