WHAT WE DO

Volunteer

New Destiny is currently holding different types of programs. See the following below

Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors

The Spanish semester is starting March 16th, and runs to April 13th.
Every Thursday from 11am to 1 pm. Registration Required.

Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors is the evidence-based comprehensive training program developed by and for Latino parents with children ages 0-5. Parent input informs the Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors curriculum, which uses the “popular education” approach to engage parents in lessons that reflect the culture of the target audience.

Mira Quién Cocina / Look Who’s Cooking

To be announced


Mira Quién Cocina / Look Who’s Cooking is a food education program and curriculum is designed for the most basic learning environment, to acquaint children with the empowering skill of cooking and to teach families that mealtime can be fun if they collaborate on them more often — together. Through the preparation of simple and delicious recipe concepts from around the globe, children develop:

  • basic cooking skills;
  • nutrition fundamentals that are fun and easy to understand;
  • an adventurous nature about trying new foods;
  • interest in enjoying meals shared at the table with family and friends;
  • cultural awareness and tolerance;
  • an awareness of how and where food is produced to make smarter food choices

Survival English (ESL)

The current semester starts Monday March 6th. It runs every Monday and Wednesday from 11 am to 1 pm. Semester ends May 10th. Registration Required

In this dynamic and interactive program students will learn conversational English that they can use in there everyday lives. Through conversations, grammar review and vocabulary building exercises this class will help you learn to speak English in everyday situations. This class is for students who have taken beginners ESL classes or has the basic knowledge of English.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

February through April annually. This year the program is already full and closed.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

24/7 Dads

To be announced

24/7 Dad® is an evidence-based fatherhood program used by thousands of organizations across the nation to improve the knowledge, behavior, and skills of dads of all races, religions, and demographics. The program is built on the basis that fathers can be nurturers, and for men, nurturing is a learned skill. Throughout the program, men examine their own fatherhood history, learn the 5 characteristics of a 24/7 Dad®, and other important behaviors such as working with mom and proper child discipline to help them be the best dads they can be.