Teens Attend Open House for Volunteers
High school students volunteer with our programs in various ways, earning community service credit and giving back to the NYC community in meaningful ways.
On Sept. 23, the LSA Parent Committee, a group of parents who volunteer to promote service opportunities at LSA, hosted a volunteer Open House for teens. Teens from a number of schools attended to learn more.
In addition, we introduced the LSA Youth Board as a fun new way to get involved. The Youth Board, which was founded by a Spence volunteer and is just getting started this fall, offers an opportunity for high school students to support LSA through fundraising activities and unique volunteer efforts.
The Open House gave participants a taste of what it might be like to volunteer with the after school program. Volunteers and children from the program made book marks together and enjoyed a tasty pizza dinner. Our thanks to the Parent Committee and to the volunteers who made it such a fun afternoon!