Life of Hope Center
710 E 37th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Note: The entrance is on Foster Avenue (Between East 37 Street and Brooklyn Avenue)
For this site please contact the site supervisor listed below to schedule your service. Be sure to register your hours in GivePulse once complete.
Nature and Purpose of Agency: EDUCATIONAL & SOCIAL SERVICES
Mission Statement: Founded in 2006, Life of Hope is a multifaceted community based organization which fosters opportunities for youth and families in Central Brooklyn, with a focus on Haitians and other immigrant groups. With a motto of “Educate, Empower, and Employ", Life of Hope seeks to positively impact the lives of youth and families by creating hope and capacity in education and economic opportunity. By 2020, Life of Hope will annually serve 5,000 individuals in four core programs plus a partnership-driven referral service.
Tasks Available for Students:
Assist teachers in the classroom
Print, copy and prepare materials for lessons
Tutor students one on one
Developing Management Strategies; Developing Marketing Strategies; Designing Marketing Materials, Creating Communication Materials and Templates
Service opportunities available on site during the operating hours: mornings, afternoon and evenings. Please contact the site manager to schedule.
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
Please come dressed in business casual attire and have your SJU ID with you.
Take the Q30 OR Q31 towards Jamaica LIRR/Sutphin Blvd. Exit at Jamaica Av/146 St and walk to Jamaica Station. Take the Atlantic Terminal towards Hempstead/Far Rockaway. Exit at Atlantic Terminal and walk to Atlantic Avenue Barclays Center Station. Take the 5 towards Flatbush Av – Brooklyn College. Exit at Newkirk Avenue Station and walk to Foster Avenue (Between East 37 Street and Brooklyn Avenue).
Head South on Utopia Pkwy and turn right onto grand central pkwy. Use the left lane to merge onto Grand Central Pkwy via the ramp to Triboro Br. Keep left at the fork to continue on Interboro Pkwy w/ Jackie Robinson Pkwy. Keep right to stay on Interboro Pkwy w/Jackie Robinson Pkwy, follow signs for E New York Ave. Use any lane to turn slightly right onto Jamaica Ave and continue onto E New York Ave. E New York Ave turns right and becomes Pacific St. Slight left onto Eastern Pkwy and turn left onto Howard Ave. Continue onto Tapscott St. Continue straight onto Kings Hwy and Keep right to stay on Kings Hwy. Turn right onto Foster Ave and continue straight to stay on Foster Ave. Turn right onto E 37th St. Destination will be on the left.