"Volunteering for MASF has brought Mindfulness to every aspect of my life- teaching me to pause, breathe, observe my feelings and accept them for what they are. I am calmer, healthier, and happier, because of my work with MASF"- Radhika Roa, (Mindful Educator at Charles Drew)
Interested in volunteering in a classroom?
If you are already a Mindfulness Practitioner and are interested in finding out how you can help young people learn Mindfulness here are your next steps:
San Francisco Education Fund hosts Mindfulness Curriculum Trainings for MASF two times throughout the school year so that participants will have the opportunity to assist or teach mindfulness classes at school site near your home or office (dependent on school interest and availability). Trainees’ comfort level and the discretion of the Coordinator will decide volunteer placement.
Fall 2019 Trainings:
TBD: A Saturday in late September from 1:00 - 4:00pm
TBD: A Wednesday in mid October from 5:30-8:30pm.
Winter Training: TBD.
Click here to reserve your spot in the next training: http://sfedfund.org/mindfulness/
To sign up for one of MASF’s FREE upcoming 3-hour trainings, visit a MASF class, or for more information contact Andrew Nance Mindful Arts San Francisco's Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-819-3766
Training Location: SF Education Fund, 2730 Bryant St. 2nd Flr. (Btwn. 25th & 26th Sts).
NOTE: While the orientation/training is free, if you decide to volunteer with San Francisco Education Fund, there is a requirement to get fingerprinted ($78.00) and TB tested. These procedures can both be done while at the training. Scholarships available.
More information on the MASF Volunteer Mindfulness Teaching Program and training:
Mindful Arts San Francisco Volunteers will have the opportunity to work with one or two classes once a week to assist or teach the MASF curriculum, using a published book, Mindful Arts in the Classroom, which uses stories, theater games, and art activities to teach the principles of Mindfulness to TK through 5th graders.
At the training we will briefly review the principles of Mindfulness and then start learning the Mindful Arts SF Curriculum. The training will be very interactive so participants should dress comfortably and be ready to explore their mindful selves.
In the classroom each week The Mindful Arts SF Volunteer will invite students to do check-in, participate in “Focus Time” (meditation); read them a story; ask questions about the story, and/or participate in expressive and performing arts exercises. You will be given a comprehensive and easy to follow published curriculum at the training which we will go through together step-by-step.
We hope you can help bring this invaluable life skill to young people.
For more information or to visit a Mindful Arts SF class already in progress, contact Andrew Nance, Mindful Arts San Francisco Founder and Lead Coordinator, @ email@example.com or 415.819.3766
“Volunteering with MASF is one of my most favorite things to do every week!”- Megan Prentiss (Mindful Educator at Buena Vista Horace Mann)