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Urban Impact: After-School Programs

 

Urban Impact uses programs to equip urban children, youth, and families to Grow, Succeed, and Lead within their neighborhoods.

Opportunity: Read to Succeed is an after school reading tutoring program designed for elementary students struggling to read on grade level. Volunteers are paired one on one with a child each week for individual reading time with club time occurring afterword. Students are encouraged to read aloud in the presence of their peers and caring adults.

Responsibilities: Volunteers meet one-on-one with a child, then participate in Club Time with the entire group.

Weekly Time Commitment: One hour per week, afternoons or evenings, depending on site

Length of Commitment: School year – August through May

For More Info Contact: Debbie Glenn / 859-255-8551 dglenn@lexlf.org

Opportunity: The Academy is a holistic after school program designed to empower children to be successful academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. We focus on homework completion, leadership development, academic support and life skills.

Responsibilities: On-site mentors meet at designated site and assist youth with homework and enrichment activities.

Weekly Time Commitment: 2.5 hours or 5 hours per week, depending on volunteer’s availability

Length of Commitment: School year – August through May

For More Info Contact: Debbie Glenn / 859-255-8551 dglenn@lexlf.org

Urban Impact: In School Mentoring

 

Urban Impact uses programs to equip urban children, youth, and families to Grow, Succeed, and Lead within their neighborhoods.

 

Opportunity: In school mentoring is an on-site mentoring program, pairing volunteers with a small group of youth during school hours. There are opportunities to volunteer in elementary, middle, and high school groups. 

Responsibilities: On-site mentors meet at designated school and assist youth in developing leadership skills, coordinating service projects, and tutoring as needed.

Weekly Time Commitment: 1 hour weekly or biweekly, depending on site

Length of Commitment: School year – August through May

For More Info Contact: Debbie Glenn / 859-255-8551 dglenn@lexlf.org

Amachi Central Kentucky: 

Amachi is a one-on-one mentoring program that works with children and teens impacted by parental incarceration.

 

Opportunity: Mentor 

Responsibilities: Engage in positive, weekly, community-based activities (i.e., going to movies, trips to the park, going out to eat, doing projects together, etc.) with the mentee you are paired with.

Weekly Time Commitment: One hour

Length of Commitment: One calendar year

For More Info Contact: Kelly Ansted/ 859-398-8279 kansted@lexlf.org

Amachi Central Kentucky: 

Amachi is a one-on-one mentoring program that works with children and teens impacted by parental incarceration.

 

Opportunity: Amachi Ambassador 

Responsibilities: Advocate for Amachi in the Lexington community (includes utilizing social media, sharing with others about Amachi, connecting Amachi staff to groups and individuals interested in being mentors)

Weekly Time Commitment: Two-three hours per month

Length of Commitment: One calendar year

For More Info Contact: Kelly Ansted/ 859-398-8279 kansted@lexlf.org

Fatherhood Initiative

Fatherhood Initiative seeks to restore, equip and deploy fathers and male leaders in families, the faith community, and throughout the city of Lexington. This is accomplished primarily through 12 week classes that strive to equip and empower men to become better fathers, husbands, leaders. Classes are held throughout the community and in the jail.

 

Opportunity: Facilitator

Responsibilities: Lead responsible fatherhood or healthy relationship groups of 10-20 adults. Facilitator training (3 hrs.) is required.

Weekly Time Commitment: 3-4 hours per week depending individual preparation needs

Length of Commitment: TBD by Fatherhood Initiative and adults in relationship

For More Info Contact: Lee Shepherd/ 859-277-3087 lshepherd@lexlf.org

Fatherhood Initiative

Fatherhood Initiative seeks to restore, equip and deploy fathers and male leaders in families, the faith community, and throughout the city of Lexington. This is accomplished primarily through 12 week classes that strive to equip and empower men to become better fathers, husbands, leaders. Classes are held throughout the community and in the jail.

 

Opportunity: Mentor/Ambassador 

Responsibilities: Enter relationship and provide positive interaction with fathers requesting additional support and guidance beyond educational curricula.

Weekly Time Commitment: TBD by Fatherhood Initiative and adults in relationship

Length of Commitment: TBD by Fatherhood Initiative and adults in relationship

For More Info Contact: Lee Shepherd/ 859-277-3087 lshepherd@lexlf.org

Contact

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Street Address: 422 Codell Dr. Lexington, KY 40509  

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