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Potlatch After School Mentoring (CCE TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED)

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Monday, Mar 6, 2017
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST
Compton Union Building (CUB), L45, Pullman, WAMap Location

Organizational Information: The Potlatch Landing Community Center provides a place where adults and youth can come together to create mentorship opportunities. The center is a walk-in recreational center that strives to meet and exceed the social, recreational and cultural needs of its teens and community members. The center has created a safe, alcohol and drug free space that is desired in any community and provides  youth a place that they are safe and have the opportunity to be.

Opportunity Description: The purpose of this project is to help the teens of Potlatch learn simple life skills they may/or may not know. The participants will be able to help educate this teens on concepts such as: cooking, sewing, doing laundry etc. Another project idea is for the teens to create a community garden. This project will entitle the volunteers to be passionate, patient and willing to come back the following week.

Ages of Children/Youth: Students should be aware that they will be working with students ages 7th grade - 12 grade

Days/Times: Monday's from 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location: CCE transportation is provided. Please meet in the CCE Student Resource Center located in the CUB Lower Level L45 at 2:15 PM to meet with your group. We plan to return to campus around 6:30 PM.

Requirements: Service hours are allocated based on amount of direct service participation and do not include meeting time and transportation to/from the service site. Students can expect to receive 3 hours for service.Please dress appropriately for working with young teenagers.

Contact: Students do NOT need to contact the agency for this opportunity. Please contact the CCE at 509-335-7708 or email at cce.literacy@wsu.edu if you have any questions.

Inclusivity:  The CCE strives to sponsor activities that are accessible to all students. If you need accommodations to fully access the activities offered through the Center for Civic Engagement, please contact Jessica Perone, Community Programs Coordinator, at 509-335-4609 or jessica.perone@wsu.edu at least one week prior to the activity.