At Big Picture Philadelphia, visitors and volunteers are always welcome!
Big Picture Philadelphia invites individuals and groups to visit and volunteer at each of our schools: Vaux Big Picture High School and el Centro de Estudiantes. Each has its own unique character and event offerings. If you are interested in any upcoming event listed below, click on the image of the event to access its registration page. As the year progresses, new events will be listed, so check back often to see how you can get connected and be involved. Visitors are always welcome, and volunteers are always needed.
Vaux 101 Tour: The Vaux 101 Information Session and Tour is offered regularly on the third Friday of each month from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Vaux BPHS is a Philadelphia neighborhood high school in the School District of Philadelphia partnered with the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and other community agencies. A full tour of the historic building is given, plus engagement with staff and students.
El Centro 101 Tour: The El Centro 101 Information Session and Tour is held on the first Friday of each month from 9:00-10:00 a.m. El Centro is an accelerated high school in the School District of Philadelphia that offers a full diploma program for students who have previously disengaged from high school. Guests will hear from students and staff about this unique and innovative program.