Y-TUTORS - tutor in the schools -- K - 5 (america reads), middle school and high school (non-america reads) opportunities! WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITIES!!!
Y-SCHOLARS - Got College Readiness? Outreach in mpls and st. paul schools and community centers to provide financial literacy, academic and career support to middle school and high schools. This is a fantastic model to impact "who" knows how to prepare for college -- make a difference now! WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITIES (K - 5) AND NON-WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITIES (working with middle school and high school students)
Y-BUDDIES -- BE A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL...impact the lives of children ages 3 - 8 -- you can and will make a difference! Time can be spent doing things as simple as reading a book together, working on homework, playing a game, or visiting museums. Major events to come -- like attending the HOliDAZZlE with you little buddy!
ANOTHER NEW PROGRAM!!!
PHYSICAL HEALTH DRIVEN (PHD) is a unique opportunity to directly combat childhood obesity in the Minneapolis community while developing your own leadership skills and learning about issues that impact the youth and community in which you work.
Community Leadership Intern Program
Spring semester internship program that engages college students in internship positions with local nonprofits, foundations, and corporate community relations departments. In addition to the internship, students take a 6-credit weekly academic seminar to reflect and learn about leadership, ethics, community building, and professional development.
Y-Immersion Program and EBP
Y Immersion works to engage college students in service projects, throughout the US and internationally, in order to grow an awareness of social justice and environmental issues.
The University YMCA is looking for 3 students to work with the YMCA-Collegiate Achievers Program (Y-C.A.P.). Y-CAP is a student lead college retention program, created to increase graduation rates amongst the underserved populations of first generation, low-income and minority students.
We are looking for individuals that are self motivated, work well with others and are creative thinkers to be Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches will work closely with 30 first-year students to foster a supportive environment, and lead them through a civic engagement project. Peer Coaches positions are volunteer and/or work-study. Sophomore and juniors preferred.
Peer Coach Duties:
• Facilitate and lead a civic engagement project
• Work closely and build relationships with first-year students
• Plan activities for weekly seminars
• Meet weekly with program coordinators
Note: Training will be provided
Position is throughout the spring semester. Please allow 10-12 hours a week for meetings and work duties (throughout the year certain times may be busier than others thus note that this is an average, during some weeks actual hours may be lower or higher). There will be a mandatory retreat from September 10th and 12, as well trainings the week following.
If you are interested and would like more information please leave your name and email, you are also welcome to Call us at: (612) 676-7705 or
Email us at Collegiate.Achievers@ymcampls.org