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  • TogetherWe Can Help
    build leaders in our young people through helping each child become the individual they were created to be.
  • Mookie'sPlace
    1st Annual Banquet - Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 476 Hubbard Dr, 5.00pm in Lancaster, SC.

    Tickets are availble on Facebook and Eventbrite. Parent tickets are $25 with a plus one. Guests are $35 with a plus one. Dinner will start at 5:30pm at the "Pete Arnold" Special Events Room at the ULSC Show will be in the bundy auditorium.
  • YouCan Donate
    and help our youth with all the resources they need in order to become successful leaders in their home communities.
  • HopeIn Action
    We are currently building Mookie's "Hope in Action" food pantry. We are having a Food drive to secure a variety of items for Mookie's Hope in Action Food pantry.
  • Tutoring is now available. Call for details of this fantastic opportunity for your children.
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  • TCMManagement
    TCM case managers help clients gain access to services needed to meet their mental health needs, achieve recovery, and live independently in the community.
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    Classes are available through our affiliate Tax Doc financial Services. They provide education on how to handle all aspects of taxes.

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM INTERN

Mookie's Place is a Lancaster based non-profit organization. Founded on the belief that by empowering young people and families with strong principles, knowledge and tools, that we are instilling within them a firm foundation that will allow them to sustain themselves as upright and productive individuals. We believe that ALL have the potential to succeed in life and contribute to society. We strongly believe that changing minds changes lives.

Mookie's Place is currently in search of volunteer interns to aid in the success of our organization while gaining valuable experience in the non-profit field. In a positive, Christian-based work environment, it allows one to directly see the impact of their hard work. We are sure to make this internship an enjoyable great work experience.

This Program Intern will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of our youth programs. These programs consist of our iMPACT Learning After School Program, Family Engagement, Mentoring and Youth Leadership Programs. This Program Intern will work alongside with staff and be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of youth programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
  • • Maintain current knowledge of youth development and generate ideas on how to improve existing programs.
  • • Maintain knowledge of current trends in the youth development field to aid in the expansion of the organization
  • • Assist program director with all aspects of program activities as necessary with scheduling, set-up, creating lesson plans, implementation, breakdown, volunteer assignments, etc
  • • Generate reports to the director.
  • • Assist with all hosted events
  • • All other duties as assigned. Requirements - Must be living in the Lancaster County area
  • • Sophomore, Junior, Senior or graduate level students or recent college graduates
  • • Social Work, Sociology, Human Services, Counseling, Education coursework or degrees preferred.
  • • Proficient computer skills (Word, Powerpoint and Excel required)
  • • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • • Proven organizational and time management skills
  • • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments
  • • Excellent attention to detail
  • • Must have own transportation
  • • Will be required to complete and pass a background check
  • • Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid
Performing Arts Intern Mookies Place Inc. is currently seeking a college student who is interested in teaching performance arts to middle school youth. Applicants must be able to effectively teach choreography, acting, improvisation, singing, and/or theater. Instructors enjoy small class sizes, and the freedom to design the curriculum, and tailor assignments to engage students. If you are excited about sharing your expertise with our youth in a fun teaching environment, we are excited to talk to you.

Job Description: Assist with designing and teaching lessons geared towards middle school students. Prepare classroom and materials for activities and lessons. Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's, master’s degree or teacher credential program. This is an unpaid internship. You must be enrolled in an internship course through your college or university to receive academic credit for the internship. Please consult your school policy on internship eligibility.


Volunteer Grant Writing

We are a non profit organization with after school, weekend, and summer learning programs that provide free tutoring and homework assistance to at-risk students in grades K-9 in our community. Our focus is in the core academic content areas of Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics. We are looking for volunteers to assist in researching and writing of grants for our organization.

Please don't hesitate to call 803-757-0756 with any questions.


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Our youths will become active citizens in their communities who will become successful individuals adding value to self, their family and the communities in which they live. FOR $80 PER MONTH PER FAMILY AND A SNACK DONATION Mookie's Place PROVIDES A After School Enrichment Program that provides a warm, caring environment beyond school hours where your children have the opportunity to play with school friends and get homework out of the way before the family sits down to dinner.

Besides academic support, our program focuses on the development of students’ social skills, life skills and behavioral skills. Our Program leaders are respectful and positive toward students, mindful of the importance of appropriate role models. Students are encouraged to develop friendships with schoolmates that for some will last many years.

Academic

The school day is over, and you still have to work. Don't worry, there are plenty of things to keep your kids busy, entertained, and challenged. Mookies Place is a safe place for children to play, learn and grow when out of school. Our qualified and caring staff focus on nurturing the development of each child. We provide a place to have fun, make new friends and become more active. Children create lasting memories as they engage in a variety of educational and imaginative activities that encourage them to explore who they are and what they can achieve. We offer activities which stimulate children to be healthier and happier, including sports, art activities and computer exploration. Our program activities will include but not be limited to science, reading, math, field trips, nature explorations, active play, drama, dance and music and home work completion.

  • •Daily reading aloud lets adults model fluency and enthusiasm for literature.
  • •We collaborate with community partners to provide services and field trips to enhance student learning
  • •We provide up to an hour daily for students to work in small groups on homework assignments.
  • •Our staff communicates individual student needs related to homework to parents and teachers.
  • •Supplies and materials are accessible to students in an environment appropriate for study.
  • •The staff monitors and will provide assistance on homework assignments.
  • •Supporting Academic Goals Nutrition and physical activity.
  • •MOOKIE'S Place, Inc. provides daily snacks that meet or exceed federal, state and local nutritional guidelines and address individual dietary needs.
  • •At least 60 minutes of daily outside recreation to promote aerobic activity is provided. (Weather Permitting)


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Invest In Their Future

Mookie's Place Inc. is a 501(3) c nonprofit organization that was establish to help and support the families in the Lancaster community. We wanted to be able to provide afterschool services to families who can't afford after school care. Today Learning and Day Care Centers are so expensive they put even more hardship on families. This causes non-productive situations for the children at home. We developed a program that not only improves the lifestyle of the children in Lancaster but gives overall family support with our wrap around services. Mookie's Place Inc., believes that together if we can change our children's minds on how life has to be then we can change their lives. We must keep our kids busy, entertained, educated and challenged. Our program foucuses on support for our children of the future and and their families.

We provide the children of today with the necessary tools to become great leaders of the future by teaching them the life skills, social, communication and behavior skills needed to achieve these goals. There is a saying that it takes a village to raise a child, today it takes a community to raise a child and instill in them the positive thinking and an environment to learn how to. With the help of our donors we've been able to give the children of Mookie's Place Inc., those opportunities. We are committed to empowering today’s youth to be the leaders of tomorrow - and couldn’t have gotten this far without your generous contributions. Donate today, and make the biggest impact on the lives of our community’s youth.


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Hope in Action

We are currently building Mookie's "Hope in Action" food pantry. We are having a Food drive to secure a variety of items for Mookie's Hope in Action Food pantry while simultaneously cultivating community awareness. Our Food drives give everyone in the community an opportunity to learn about our pantry and feel good about helping to feed the hungry. We gratefully welcome any and all donations for our pantry shelves or financial gifts for purchasing food. We are a community outreach program that seeks to be the hands and feet of Jesus to all who are in need. Donations of food, personal care products or clothing may be dropped off at Mookie's Place Monday - Thur Friday from 2-6pm.

Projected Distrubution to needy families.
Start Date for Program to distrub will be Second Saturday of Oct.
Regular pantry hours thereafter will be every 2nd Weds of the the month from 10am -2pm

Who comes to the pantry?
Each month individuals will be provided assistance through this program. The broad range of families include those who are unemployed, under-employed, the working poor, widows, victims of domestic violence, and the list goes on. If you or your neighbor could use a little extra help with groceries, be sure to come by Mookie's Place. We treat all who enter our doors with respect as we build relationships that enable us to pray with and for the people we serve.