The MOSAIC (Making our Society an Inclusive Community) Programs are regular, weekly programs coordinated by student leaders with local community partners.
Volunteers are asked to commit to participating at least once a week. For programs occurring on multiple days, choose the day that works best for you! Open registration through GivePulse takes place within the first three weeks of each semester.
Best Buddies- LAFCOL Chapter
Join a global volunteer movement to create opportunities for leadership development and integrated employment by fostering friendships with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Prepare and share a meal with the women and children who reside at Third Street Alliance for Women and Children.
Participate in advocacy, education and community events surrounding hunger and food insufficiency in Easton and our surrounding communities.
Visit Safe Harbor, Easton’s local homeless shelter and get to know the residents.
Work on beautification projects, help to care for Easton’s community gardens, and work with the Veggie Van initiative.
Work with women on work release and inside the Northampton County Jail through an expressive arts program.
Meet with women inside Northampton County Jail for weekly discussions on essays, short stories and books.
Volunteer at the Easton Area Lifestyle Campus (formerly known as the Easton Area Senior Center) participating in weekly activities and kindling friendships with the senior citizens in Lafayette’s community.
Make art with individuals with memory disorders while sharing stories and getting to know one another.
Lead and participate in music, art, and cultural activities with senior citizens with memory disorders.
Spend time reading and promoting literacy with children in the reading room at the Easton Area Community Center.
Provide homework assistance and participate in interactive games and creative art projects for children ages 5-12 at the after-school program.
Spend time with toddlers and children from ages 1 though 10 through story-time, art, reading readiness and other age-appropriate learning experiences.
Meet with local teens to discuss leadership development and entrepreneurship while developing mentoring relationships.
Provide homework help to students grades K-7 at the Boys and Girls Club of Easton.
Serve as a positive role model and tutor at an after-school program for middle school children.
Work in a community center with children ages 4-13. Help children with their homework and play games and do activities with them.
Work with EAHS students in a college readiness program on topics such as college choice, personal essays, SAT’s, financial aid, and academic interests.
Helping students in grades K-6 with homework and building impactful relationships by mentoring and playing games with them.
America Reads*Counts is a federally funded work study program that allows students with FWS to work with Easton children on topics relating to literacy. The program employs approximately 65 tutors and encompasses seven programs at six sites throughout the community. Programs are coordinated by student-leaders and are overseen by the America reads coordinator, Christine Cohen.
Tutors help groups of children with homework in Third Street Alliance’s After-School Program.
Tutors serve as mentors, act as teaching assistants and help lead study sessions in the After School program. Tutors also educate students by running class discussions, facilitating small groups and providing one-on-one support.
Cheston Cougar Learning Club (CCLC) is an after school intervention program held at Cheston Elementary School for 2nd and 3rd graders. Tutors focus on homework help and improving math and reading skills of students.
The Paxinosa PALS Club is an after school tutoring program for students who need additional academic support. Tutors assist students with homework time and help facilitate educational activities.
Tutors are paired with students from all over Easton, from Kindergarten to 12th grade, twice a week to provide homework help as well as tutoring in specific subject areas.
Pre-K Counts at the YMCA fosters learning and imaginative play with children ages 3-5. Tutors engage and have fun with children, and help guide children’s exploration of learning and creativity.