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Spring 2020 PLAY After-School Program Sites

Our office offers several different PLAY (Positive Learning for Active Youth) after school programs that our EIU Panthers provide the person power for. We are looking for volunteers who can make a weekly 2-hour commitment for 11 weeks during the semester. As a PLAY volunteer, you have the opportunity to be a mentor to local elementary aged kids, help them with their homework, act as a role model and build genuine relationships with kids who need a positive connection with an adult! See below for site descriptions, days and times!

Please sign up here or email volunteer@eiu.edu with any questions you may have!

    

Salvation Army Afterschool Program
(Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 3-5:15pm, grades K through 5th grades)

Volunteers will be working with students in small groups to offer help with homework as well as working with students to develop social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Volunteers will continue to provide students with skills to help with time management and academic performance. 

 
Ashmore Afterschool Program
(Mondays 2-4:30pm, grades Kindergarten through 4th grades)

Volunteers will be working with students in small groups to offer help with homework as well as working with students to develop social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Volunteers will continue to provide students with skills to help with time management and academic performance.

Carl Sandburg Afterschool Program
(Wednesdays 2:30-4:15pm, grades 1st through 3rd grades)

Volunteers will be working with students in small groups to offer assistance as student complete a computer math and reading program for extra help as well as working with students to develop social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Volunteers will continue to provide students with skills to help with time management and academic performance. 

Jefferson Afterschool Program
(Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 3-5:15pm, grades 4th through 6th grades)

Volunteers will be working with students in small groups to offer help with homework as well as working with students to develop social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Volunteers will continue to provide students with skills to help with time management and academic performance. 

Fit-2-Serve: Farm-to-Table
(Thursdays 11:20am-1:30pm, Fridays 8:20am-10:30am and 11:20am-1:30pm, 1st grade students)

Join local first grade students as they come to the Fit-2-Serve facility to participate in a 50 minute experiential learning environment that includes two sessions, one of which takes place in our Teaching Kitchen. Our goal is to help students learn how food, from farm to harvest gets to the store, on the table and into their tummy! Students participate in making a snack relevant to the topic. Curriculum and instructions are provided and volunteers do not need to have cooking or teaching experience.

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Civic Engagement and Volunteerism

Eastern Illinois University
MLK Jr. Union 3rd Floor
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-3967
volunteer@eiu.edu


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