Common Good

Working together for the common good in North Lexington.

Common Good Community Development Corporation is a faith-based, non-profit that focuses on programming for children, youth and families living in under-resourced neighborhoods North Lexington.

Become an after-school mentor!

Interested in becoming an After-School Mentor? Contact us today!

The Common Good After-School Program serves students K-12 from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday - Thursday throughout the school year. There are several components to the program:

  • Help students with homework

  • Enrichment activities

  • Recreation

  • Free time

  • Shared meal time

Volunteer mentors may request an age group to work with:

  • Younger elementary school age

  • Older elementary school age

  • Middle/High school age

Every mentor commits to volunteer for one afternoon per week throughout the semester. As a mentor, volunteers will work alongside staff to assist with the following:

  • Student homework: literacy and learning activities

  • Building relationships with students over the course of the semester

  • Lead some classroom activities and supervise play

  • Engage students in conversation, games and other free time activities

  • Serve as a role model, encourage good behavior and provide positive reinforcement for program participants

  • Participate with students in enrichment activities such as cooking, art, music, leadership development, and spiritual formation

  • Aid students in following the schedule for the day and transitioning from one activity to another

  • Lead students in cleaning up and caring for classroom supplies

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
— Mother Teresa

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