In partnership with key community supporters, Loveworks Afterschool Leadership is a program that focuses on leadership and character development, experiential learning, and community impact.
Four days a week the doors of the Loveworks campus are lined with leaders welcoming and cheering our students as they step off the school bus and into the Loveworks Center.
Volunteers and mentors facilitate groups, games, conversations, and meal times. Each student receives personalized attention, snack, and a nutritious dinner meal, while participating in specialized projects involving local artists and community professionals. Experiential learning projects are geared towards developing skill sets within the students and broadening their awareness to cultural diversity.
*While we believe that the Loveworks programs can benefit all students, we understand not every student is in a position to function within our guidelines for participation.
Students and parents or guardians interested in applying for a placement in the Loveworks Afterschool Leadership program need to understand the expectations and commitment for participation.
Two-semester commitment, twice-per-week attendance at Loveworks Afterschool Leadership.
Each student is allowed 2 unexcused absences per semester, exceeding this count would remove the student from our active roster and place them on the waiting list should they wish to continue with the program. Excused absences include absences for which the student also missed school.
Commit to follow the Loveworks Code of being R.E.A.L.: Respectful, Encouraging, Appreciative, and Loving toward other students, volunteers, mentors, and staff.
Determine to make the most of the opportunity to grow at Loveworks, disconnecting from technology, and pushing yourself in your personal growth.
It is best for students to complete the application with a parent or guardian since questions are directed to both adults and students. Please allow 15-30 minutes to complete the application. We suggest that you carefully consider each question and respond in complete sentences.
Our staff reviews each application before a student is accepted to start the program. These applications help us to better know the students we are serving. Once accepted, each student, along with a parent/guardian, must attend an orientation meeting at the Loveworks Center before starting.