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FALL 2014 CONTINOUS CBL OPPPORTUNITIES   (Full descriptions)


Task and organization:                  Place, Day(s) and Time:


Tutor/Mentor:

San Juan Bautista                              Mondays thru Thursdays 3:30PM-5PM

Clearances required                        San Juan Bautista Youth Center, 441 S Lime St, Lancaster, PA 17602

Participants will provide tutoring/mentoring for elementary and middle school age children in the parish of San Juan Bautista by interacting with the children in Spanish through games and sports and then tutoring the children in reading, math, and general homework assignments.


Tutor/Mentor:

Wharton Elementary                                    Mondays thru Fridays – times TBA

Clearances required

Participants will provide tutoring for elementary school age in reading, math, and general homework assignments. Some sessions will be in the style of an afterschool program whereas others will be in the form of a teacher aid during the school day.


Spanish Enrichment:

Wharton Elementary                                    Mondays thru Fridays – times TBA

Clearances required

Participants will provide enrichment to the Spanish Immersion students during the school day in the form of a pre-prepared reading, dramatization, or activity in Spanish that will teach them about various linguistic, historical and cultural aspects of the Hispanic World.


Program Assistant:

Nuestra Clínica Family Days                        Saturdays – 10:30AM-1PM

Clearances preferred                      St. Joseph Church, 440 St. Joseph St, Lancaster, PA 17603

Participants will be of general help to the program director by entertaining the children attending the event, serving the lunch and providing general companionship and dialogue to family members attending the sessions.


Culture/Travel Log:           

Telecentro                                          Mondays thru Fridays Mornings or early afternoons coordinated with TV and student schedules.

                                                            WLCH, Telecentro, 453 South Lime St., Suite D, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Participants will create short culture capsules or travel logs in Spanish to be broadcast

on Telecentro, the only bilingual, educational, cable access channel in Lancaster

 


Bilingual Story Telling:

Lancaster Public Library                  Select Saturdays: Oct. 4, Nov. 1, and Dec. 6, 2014

11:30AM-2:30PM

Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Participants will present/perform a prepared cultural reading/musical selection to a select audience and interact with that audience via a related craft or activity. Children & Teen Services Manager Jessica Blasko is present at the programs.



FALL 2014 ONE TIME CBL OPPPORTUNITIES (Full description)

Festival Volunteer:

Latin American Festival                    Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Participants will perform a variety of duties related to the event. Since several attendees will be Spanish speakers, there will be opportunities to speak Spanish as a volunteer at the information booth, assisting with the piñatas and other children’s entertainment, greeting and assisting the Latino artists performing at the festival, etc. Student will also have the opportunity to watch professional representations of Hispanic cultural music and dancing.


Exhibit Volunteer   

Latin American Cultural Center      Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Participants will assist Pulitzer Prize winning photographer José Galvez with his exhibit. The theme of the exhibit is the life of Latinos through photographs. They will be able to attend his lecture and the reception in his honor.


Workshop Volunteer:

Latin American Cultural Center      Saturday, Oc.t 4, 2014

Participants will assist Pulitzer Prize winning photographer José Galvez with the photography class hi is offering free to students. Participants may also take part in the class photographing Latino businesses in Lancaster.         


Conference Volunteer:

Adelante Latino Education Forum  Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Participants will assist at the registration table and serve as guides throughout the event. Most attendees are Spanish speakers. Students will also be able to sit in on workshops that all deal with the state of education among Latinos in the US.

For more information, please contact Dr. Donna Chambers at  or at 717-358-5874 or in Keiper 300.