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Volunteer Opportunities for Engagement

Activities Description Experience Needed Upcoming Events
Be a Mock Interviewer! Conduct 20-minute one-on-one interviews with high school students and give the crucial feedback on their résumés and interviewing skills that will help them land their very first jobs and internships. Thursday, December 1st from 9-12 PM At the School of Business and Tourism (Downtown LA) Professional experience. LAEP provides 30-min training on the day-of. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Job Shadows Give students and teachers a firsthand look at your industry as they tour your workplace. Half or Full day Workplace interest in engaging students.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
Career Days Share your academic, professional and personal experiences with a classroom full of students. 1-2 Hours Professional experience.  Non-traditional career paths welcome. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Resume Workshops Support students as they build their very first résumés – the first step to building a successful career! 1-2 Hours Professional experience.  Training in August and February.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
Financial Literacy Workshops Join our network of financial professionals that conduct workshops on basic banking, including: saving for college, credit, budgeting, etc. 1-2 Hours  Training through financial institution or Operation Hope Curriculum.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
FAFSA Workshops Help graduating seniors complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to ensure they overcome the financial barriers to higher education. 2-3 Hours Professional experience in financial sector. Training in December and January. Registration is closed
Student Presentations Serve as a panel judge who examines, challenges and grades student presentations and projects. 1-2 Hours Professional experience.  LAEP provides 30-min training on the day-of.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
Personal Statement Workshops Assist graduating seniors on their college applications by supporting, reading and editing students’ personal statements. 2-3 Hours College degree preferred.  Writing experience a plus.  Training in August. Registration is closed
Student Internships Host a student at your workplace for a summer as they build their basic job skills and explore a new career field. 4-6 Weeks,Full or Part time Workplace interest in engaging students.  Mentoring experience a plus.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
LAEP Resource Council Engage your network of businesses, industry professionals, colleges and community members to expand partnerships with LAEP partner schools. 4 Meetings per Year, plus Special Events Professional experience and professional networks.  Interested? Complete the Form Below
Reading Buddy Support middle school English- language learners that are on the cusp of joining college preparatory English classes! Work with a group of 5 students to select a book to read together, then facilitate discussions to improve literacy skills. 1 hour 2-3 days per week 5 weeks Interest in supporting young English-language learners. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Be a FAFSA Supporter! If you have a background in finance, this one is for you! Support graduating seniors and their families to complete their financial aid application for college. Saturday, December 3rd from 9-12 PM at Fremont High School (South LA) Interest in supporting young English-language learners. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Be an Elementary Reading Buddy! Help students who are new to this country learn to speak English with fun games and activities! Wednesdays (11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14) from 2:30 – 3: 30 at 75th Street Elementary (South LA) Interest in supporting young English-language learners. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Be a Middle School Reading Buddy! Read with a small group of English-language learners to improve their literacy skills! Mondays and Wednesdays in February from 9:30 – 10:30 at Bethune Middle School (South LA) Interest in supporting young English-language learners. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Be a Mock Interviewer! Conduct 20-minute one-on-one interviews with high school students and give the crucial feedback on their résumés and interviewing skills that will help them land their very first jobs and internships. Tuesday, December 6th from 8-11 AM at East LA Performing Arts Magnet (East LA) Professional experience. LAEP provides 30-min training on the day-of. Interested? Complete the Form Below
Be a Mock Interviewer! Conduct 20-minute one-on-one interviews with high school students and give the crucial feedback on their résumés and interviewing skills that will help them land their very first jobs and internships. Wednesday, December 7th from 9-12 PM at Humanitas Academy of Art and Technology (East LA) Professional experience. LAEP provides 30-min training on the day-of. Interested? Complete the Form Below

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