Agency List "B"
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico
Location directions: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico currently has three locations. Our Heights Branch is located one block West of San Mateo between Comanche and Candelaria at 3333 Truman St NE. Our Rio Rancho Branch is located at 4600 Sundt Rd off of 528 between Ridgecrest and Rockaway. Our third club location opening in October 2013 will be at Emerson Elementary School located at 620 Georgia Street Southeast 87108 in the International District off of Central and Zuni.
Agency description/mission: The mission of the Boys & Girls of Central New Mexico is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens. We offer programs that help our members reach three priority outcomes: Good Character & Citizenship, Academic Success and Healthy Lifestyles. Club members learn leadership skills, explore career opportunities, and become healthy individuals who are ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges.
Service Learning opportunities: We have service learning opportunities for students to interact directly with our members doing specialized programming such as the arts, sports, technology or education. Students can function as mentors and provide homework assistance during our “Power Hour” in our after-school program with subjects such as math and reading. We also have Service Learning opportunities with our Administrative staff helping with special events or marketing and communications.
Orientation/Training schedule: Students wanting to become Reading mentor coaches would be required to attend an initial training seminar. Training for other service learning opportunities would be based on the area of interest and conducted on a one-on-one or small group basis.
Special conditions or requirements: Those service learning students wishing to work directly with our youth members will be required to complete a background check performed by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Mexico.
Number of Service Learning Students Needed: No limit.
Hours of operation when students are needed: Those working with members: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. M-F. Those assisting with administration, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-F.
Minimum hour commitment required: Weekly: n/a Semester: n/a