What is Child Connect?
Child Connect provides first-year students with an extended orientation to both Duke University and the greater Durham Community. Child Connect-ers actively support at risk youth through weekly service experiences at neighboring schools and community centers in the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership. For many participants, Child Connect is the gateway to academic and volunteer opportunities that shape their career at Duke and beyond. Through weekly tutoring participants expand their perspective on educational issues and civic engagement. Duke's Program in Education, the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership, and Duke's Service-Learning Program collaborate in sponsoring Child Connect.
As a participant in Child Connect, you will:
What kind of commitment is Child Connect? One hour per week from the beginning of Fall 2012 semester until October 31st. Students will also have the option to extend their participation into November, as arranged with their mentor teacher and the program coordinator.
If you are interested in participating in Child Connect, email Ian Wolf, the Tutor Support Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 10, 2012. Please include the following information:
• First and Last Name
• Duke email address
• Phone number with area code
We will be accepting the first 50 students who respond with the requested contact information.