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LEAP After School Program

Contact: Jake McGarity
Mailing Address: 91 Killian Building Lane
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Phone Number: 828.227.2082 (office)
Secondary Phone Line: 704.724.0665 (cell)
Email Address:
Website Address:
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8:30 a.m.-5:00p.m. Friday
Directions: The After School Program takes place at Cullowhee United Methodist Church on campus; the director's office is in 201-H Killian.
Agency Description: An after school program serving students from Jackson County Public Schools who are transported to Cullowhee United Methodist Church. Students are enrolled in or have graduated from the English as a Second Language program at Cullowhee Valley School.
Training: Bi-monthly on Fridays for one hour for volunteers; as needed for drop-in helpers
Time Commitment: 2-16 hours per week
Skills, Experience, and
Special Requirements:
All majors welcome; experience working with ESL students helpful. Must have a high school diploma, & preferably be a student at WCU.

A background check is required. Initial background checks are $18.50 and background re-checks are $11.50.
Instructions for initial checks
Instructions for re-checks

Volunteer Involvement: Semester by semester; when we have afterschool teacher openings (paid positions), we pull from our volunteers; we also have students who can complete service learning hours in a "helper" capacity.
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