Gear Up


Contact:   Suzanne Vincent, Director

Mailing Address:   447 College Drive
Sylva, NC 28779

Phone Number:   828-631-2537

Fax Number:   828-586-3129

Email Address: 

Website Address:

Office Hours:   8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F

Location:   Southwestern Community College, Stanford House

Agency Description:   GEAR UP is a federally-funded college & career access program, serving 6th-11th graders in various schools. Services include tutoring, career fairs, college visits, after school enrichment clubs, study skills and self-interest surveys.

Training:   None.

Time Commitment:   One hour/visit.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   Interest and/or experience in working with youth.

Volunteer Involvement:   Tutoring (during and after school), PSAT/SAT tutoring, guest speaker to share college & career choices.



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