"Encouraging & Motivating Positive Leadership Opportunities for Youth"
Our E.M.P.L.O.Y. After School and Summer program runs from September to May, M- Th 3:30 to 6:30PM at House of HELPS Community Life Center
located at 2102 E. Alta Vista Rd. in Phoenix, AZ. We teach a 12-component curriculum which includes Nutrition, Self Esteem, Music/Choir, Drug, Gun Violence, & Gang Prevention, Financial & Computer Literacy, Sign Language, Anti Bullying, and Tutoring. Upon completion of the program the children will receive a certificate showing that they were successful in the curriculum & completed each component.
The certificate will be awarded to the kids upon the last year of elementary school & will signify that the student has become well versed in the programs components of the curriculum. Those youth who are dedicated will receive certificates of awards during their years of participation to encourage continued participation. It is our hope to reach all children between the ages of 6 & 16 to teach them how to live powerfully through integrity & hard work. We are seeking a curriculum and or formula to set in place to monitor these young men and women beyond grade school into high school.
After-School Program, provides structured activities such as:
•Tutoring •Nutritional Education •Financial and Computer Literacy •Gun Safety-Firearm alternative (Violence Prevention) •Drug Prevention
•Alternatives to Gang Involvement •Music through a weekly choir practice and periodic performances •Arts & Crafts
•Drama and Plays in association with ATFG (Art Taken for Granted), & Phoenix Center
Learning about Giving to those even less fortunate through:
•Assisting with preparing food box distribution •Assisting with clothing preparation for distribution to those with an increased need.
Youth Field Trips and Events to:
•Museums •Theaters •Skating •Bowling •Sports Activities (E.g. Suns, Diamondbacks, ASU & Cardinals)
•Youth Choir •Plays for the community
Biblical Values as Values to live by:
•Honesty •Developing a work-ethic •Partnering with Community Representatives •A Belief in Themselves and their Ability to Succeed.