There are many volunteer opportunities at Hope-Hill Elementary School. Right now, the school is especially interested in
- One or more volunteers to help write grants
- NEW Opportunity: Afterschool Science Club volunteers on Mondays from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. (led by Larry Vogler)
- Afterschool Math Club volunteers on Tuesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. (led by Jane MacGregor)
- Possible once-a-week academic mentors to work with individual teacher as classroom helper/tutor one day a week (Monday to Friday) for one to 1.5 hours between 9:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. (Example: Mondays 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.)
- Volunteer to help once a year for a special event (e.g., Dr. Seuss Day, Teacher Appreciation Breakfast, Fall Festival, Academic Fair Judge).
Directions to Hope-Hill may be found here.
Operation P.E.A.C.E. offers a free afterschool program to children living in Bedford Pine’s subsidized housing. It includes transportation and meals as well as help with academics.
- More volunteers are needed to help with our special math program on Mondays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (led by Beth and Ron Davis)
Currently, Operation P.E.A.C.E. is located on Rankin Street, near the corner with Boulevard, in a building adjacent to the Blueprint Church, 475 Boulevard. Parking is available on Rankin Street.
Big Bethel AME Saturday School meets 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with academics from 10:30 to noon, during the school year and structured fun activities in the afternoon. It offers free breakfast and lunch as well as transportation and academic help for children in need.
- One or more volunteers to help with writing grants
- Leader(s) needed to lead reading and/or math sessions for Pre-K to Kindergarten
- Leader(s) needed to lead reading and/or math sessions for Grades 3 to 5
- Leaders needed to lead structured sessions after lunch (approximately 1 to 3 p.m.) in relaxing, fun activities (e.g., arts and crafts, basketball, yoga, knitting, and other activities)
- An ESL volunteer teacher to help parents learn English (day and time TBA)
Big Bethel’s Saturday School is located on Auburn Avenue, a few doors down from the church. Parking is available around the corner on Jackson Street.
Would you like with children at any of our three partner organizations? Take the first step by responding to these questions. In the last box, for special interests/other comments, please indicate which of the specific volunteer opportunities above is of interest to you.
A UUCA coordinator will contact you and help put you in contact with the relevant organization.
You may also visit our table in the UUCA social hall on Sundays, or send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org.