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The Foundation For Lee County Public Schools, Inc.

County: Lee
Categories Marketing/PR/Event Planning
Social Services
Details: Since 1986 the mission of the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc. has been to enhance the quality of public education in Lee County by increasing community involvement in, and support for, Lee County public schools. The Foundation sponsors a variety of programs designed to help teachers and students excel.
Job Description: We are in need of short-term volunteers for special projects throughout the year, such as FAFSA completion assistance and other events. Please contact Kelly at The Foundation For Lee County Public Schools, Inc. 239-337-0433 or email

Perfect for students majoring in education or social work/counseling: we offer two mentoring based programs for deserving, disadvantaged youth. As a mentor, you will meet with a student one-on-one during school hours, on school grounds. The commitment is for a minimum of 1 school year; mentors are asked to meet with students at least 2x per month, for at least 30 minutes.

Volunteers are needed to manage and organize the Education Resource Center: Books and other donated items need to be sorted and placed in the proper areas on shelves, teachers need to be checked in and items taken need to be monitored. Please note you may need to lift 30lbs or more. The Center is open two or more afternoons a week.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekdays evenings
Primary Contact: Mrs. Kelly Thawley
2266 Second Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 337-0433
Secondary Contact: Beverly Burke
Phone: (239) 337-0433
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered: None. Hours will be kept and a record can be given at the end of the day or volunteer period. Referral letters can also be issued, if needed.
Additional Information: Our address 2266 Second Street - The 2 story, red brick building on the corner of Second Street & Jackson (the old Gwynne Institute). Our parking lot is behind the building - access off of Jackson Street.

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