Help close the opportunity gap by volunteering to be a teaching artist or writing mentor for a group, or working one-on-one.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of our programs. We truly need you. The good news is that you can help out with any program that fits your schedule! If mentoring is not your thing, we are always looking for volunteers to work behind-the-scenes. See below for more information.
Requirements for working with youth
Prospective mentors and teaching artists must be:
+Available between 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
+Eighteen years of age or older*
+Able to provide or obtain proof of a negative TB test from within the past four years
+Willing to submit to a background check
+Excited about supporting the development of young learners!
High school students between the ages of 16 and 18: If you are interested in working with as part of an externship or community service program offered by your school, please contact Elizabeth Softky for more information.