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High School Volunteer Program

Creating Lasting Positive Social Impact Across NYC and the Philippines

This 3 month program is designed for students who want to create positive social change in education and create a positive impact with students across New York City and the Philippines.

Program Outcomes:

1. Accumulate Community Service Hours for ‘The Seal of Recognition’

The NYC Department of Education offers a locally approved diploma seal of recognition for youth service. The Seal of Recognition for Service, or Service Seal, recognizes high school students who accumulate a minimum of 100 hours of service over their high school years. Service hours may include community service completed independently or as part of service-learning and/or a school-led service program. 

A recommendation/reference letter will also be provided for you as well as a ‘Certificate of Participation’.

2. Commitment and Expectations

Must be willing to commit a minimum of 2 hours a week and be willing to make a 3-month commitment.

3. Job Skills & Qualifications

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

You commit to bringing and/or growing in the following skills:

  • A passion for philanthropic work (preferably in Education) and commitment to the nonprofit sector

  • Exemplary communication abilities

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills to work with other team members Excellent research and data management skills 

  • A desire to drive change and create education and social impact across New York City and internationally

  • Excellent organizational abilities and strong attention to detail

  • Self-starter who uses initiative 

  • Ability to effectively complete tasks and meet deadlines

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4. Grow Your Resume and Develop 21st Century Skills

You will work closely with the CEO/Founder, to meet and exceed goals, and in turn, grow and improve your development of the following skills in your selected pivotal role:​​

  • Organizational 

  • Critical thinking 

  • Creativity

  • Citizenship

  • Growth mindset

  • Communication

  • Collaboration

  • Leadership

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