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Elementary Schools

  • First Grade Helpers (2 needed per day) are needed to work in two different first grade classrooms. These volunteers would work 1:1 or in small groups with students. Hours can be flexible, but help is needed specifically during the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Fifth Grade Helpers (1+ needed) are needed each day, specifically from noon-3:00pm or 2:00-4:00pm. The volunteer would help to work with students in small groups at reading and math stations. A background check will be needed for this opportunity. 

Sheridan Elementary School - 

  • Fourth Grade Helper (1 needed) is needed to work with fourth grade students. This person would help with enrichment activities, study spelling words, and read with students. Wednesdays or Fridays 10:00-11:00am. 
  • Media Center Aide (1 needed) is needed to help students in the computer lab, read, select and checkout books. Shelving and organizing books will also be part of the volunteer's duties. Anytime Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:00pm; at least one hour a week is needed, but the volunteer can be there as often as they like.


K-8 Schools 

Nellie Stone Johnson

  • ESL Student Tutors (1 or 2 requested) are needed to work with English Language Learners in 4th and 5th grade. The tutor will focus on reading and writing skills with students. French language skills a plus!
  • Childcare Volunteers (2 requested) are needed to provide childcare for children ages 2-7 while parents are participating in an aerobics class. Classes are from 6:00-7:00pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. Spanish language skills a plus!

Sullivan Communications Center -

  • ESL Student Tutors (multiple needed) are needed to work with English Language Learners from 3rd-8th grade at Anne Sullivan Communications. Tutors will work in small groups or 1:1 with students on specific teacher-created mini lessons or intervention support. A Somali speaker would be an especially good fit. A background check will be needed for this opportunity. 
  • ESL Classroom Aides (multiple needed) are needed to assist with clerical needs in the classroom. Position might include 1:1 interactions with students, or could involve only clerical tasks based on the needs of the volunteer. A familiarity with Google Docs is preferred.


Middle Schools

Sanford Middle School - Homework Center Tutor (5 needed)
Homework Center Tutors are needed Monday-Thursday from 4:15-5:30 starting on September 29. Tutors will assist students with their homework and projects. Homework Center at Sanford is very popular with students--don't miss your chance to help them out!
High Schools
Nothing available at this time.
Alternative Schools

Transition Plus  -

  • Greeter/Greeting Desk Assistant (multiple needed) is needed to answer phones, give out visitor badges, direct late students, and greet people. A greeting desk assistant is needed 8:00-3:30 Monday-Friday. Multiple assistants can break up this role. A background check will be needed for this opportunity. 
  • ESL Assistant (multiple needed) is needed each day to work with students ages 18-21. Assistance would be with classwork, computer time, and elementary math. A Somali speaker would be an especially good fit. Monday-Thursday 9:30-3:00. 
Interested in a featured volunteer opportunity?
  • Current volunteers (have attended orientation) interested in the following opportunities can contact Kaylie Burns Gahagan to be connected to this opportunity.
  • Prospective volunteers can apply here and note their preferred volunteer opportunity from the list above in their application. Please also sign up for an orientation.
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