Monday, January 28, 2008

15 VOpp: Sports and arts program team

Create a memorable summer for urban poor children through a summer sports and arts program called "Talon, Takbo, Likha."

Volunteer as:
Sports and Arts Program Team

: : Beneficiaries
Children and youth; urban poor

: : Estimated Valuation (no cash involved)
Volunteer work--Php 100,000
Organization’s counterpart--Php 50,000

: : Nature
Community or sectoral organizing

: : Tasks
To plan, execute and manage a 6-week summer sports and arts program (Talon, Takbo, Likha) for poor urban children (Jan-May)
To recruit teachers and coaches
To sign up sponsors
To organize community and logistics

: : Expected volunteer output
1,000 children participate in TTL
100 students, professionals or retirees involved as teachers, coaches or assistants

: : Qualification
Sports-oriented with strong organizational and networking skills
Creative and focused

: : Location
Mandaluyong City

: : Schedule
January-May; staggered
1-4 hours per week
No preference as to day

: : Support/benefits from the organization

* Unang Hakbang Foundation is an organization that helps children on the streets and in poor urban communities. It has two main programs: Aral Kalinga, a mentoring and tutorial program for in-school children whose average grade is 78% and below, and Buhay Kalinga, a mentoring program for out-of-school children and youth.

Please contact:
Olie Lucas, President
39 Calbayog St., Brgy. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City
T [2] 531.3474 M 0920.9244623 E
Fe Climcosa, Program Coordinator
T [2] 531.3474 M 0916.3360445 E
Nicolas Best, AYAD Volunteer
T [2] 531.3474 E

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