BASES “Building Academic, Social, & Emotional Supports” for children experiencing homelessness.
Would you like to work with kids, learn about homelessness, education, mentorship, & make a difference in the life of a child? Apply to become a BASES Mentor! This is a full year commitment for the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 school year. UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply.
Become a Mentor:
- Enroll in the service learning course (2 credits/semester)
- Provide 1-on-1 or small group mentoring for kids experiencing homelessness (3-8 years of age)
- Participate in bi-weekly professional learning community meetings with other mentors
- Receive training in supporting young children’s academic, social, and emotional growth
- Learn about homelessness in Dane County
- Interest and comfort in working with 4K-2nd grade students
- Interest in learning about homelessness, poverty, trauma, and early childhood education
- Commitment to consistently mentor 1-2 hours a week for one academic year
- Commitment to attend bi-weekly service learning classes (~ every other Monday, 3:30-5:00)
Check out the attached flier for more information!
This post was authored by Morgan Lewis on 04/12/2018.