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PALS

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020

Application Window

December 31, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Location

  • Alamosa, CO

Contact Information

Alicia Salazar
(719) 992-2050
admin.volunteers@lapuente.net

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opportunities to serve under performing elementary students in rural Colorado

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Description

The PALS Children's Program works closely with children 5-9 years old who have experienced some level of trauma. These children suffer maltreatment either from abuse, mental physical or emotional, malnurishment, domestic violence, homelessness, and so on. PALS aims to enhance each child's sense of self, family, and community by providing social, emotional, and academic support. AmeriCorps members work closely with parents, teachers, caseworkers, other service providers, and especially the children, to serve each child in the best way possible.The PALS AmeriCorps members are advocates for the children in the classroom during the school year and help to provide a safe environment for children to grow and experience the world after school and all day during the summer. If you enjoy children and want to serve challenging children who need to experience a higher quality of life and see their potential for the future, you would be a wonderful addition the the PALS team.

The PALS Children's Program works closely with children 5-9 years old who have experienced some level of trauma. These children suffer maltreatment either from abuse, mental physical or emotional, malnurishment, domestic violence, homelessness, and so on. PALS aims to enhance each child's sense of self, family, and community by providing social, emotional, and academic support. AmeriCorps members work closely with parents, teachers, caseworkers, other service providers, and especially the children, to serve each child in the best way possible.The PALS AmeriCorps members are advocates for the children in the classroom during the school year and help to provide a safe environment for children to grow and experience the world after school and all day during the summer. If you enjoy children and want to serve challenging children who need to experience a higher quality of life and see their potential for the future, you would be a wonderful addition the the PALS team. Read More

Living Allowance

$1144 - $1144 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 35

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

37

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Alicia Salazar
(719) 992-2050
admin.volunteers@lapuente.net

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opportunities to serve under performing elementary students in rural Colorado

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