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Current Volunteer Opportunities
Updated January 17, 2017

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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Elementary and K-8

Andersen (Kindergarten) – help students during math station time

            - Monday-Friday 9:00-10:00

Andersen (Kindergarten) – classroom support

            - Monday and Wednesday 8:10-10:15

Andersen (2nd grade) – read 1:1 with students

            - Monday-Friday 8:15-9:15

Andersen (7th grade) – work 1:1 with students during their focus math class

            - Monday-Friday 1:00-2:00

Andersen (3rd-8th grade) – NABAD program – support newcomer Somali students in beginning reading and math concepts (Somali speakers encouraged to apply!)

            - Monday-Friday 7:30-2:00 (flexible)

Anishinabe (K-8th grade) – Support students and teachers as a classroom aide

            - Monday-Friday 8:05-2:35 (flexible)

Bancroft (all grades) – reading and math tutors

            - Monday-Friday 7:30-2:00 (flexible)

Bryn Mawr (K-5th grades) – literacy and math 1:1 support

            - Monday-Friday 7:30-2:00 (flexible), Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-4:45

Emerson (PreK-5th grades) – Hands on art aide

            - Monday and Tuesday 8:00-11:00 and/or 11:50-2:00

FAIR School Downtown (K-3rd grade) ­– Recess buddy

            - Monday-Friday 11:00-11:30 or 12:00-12:30

FAIR School Downtown (1st-3rd grades) – support students during art and music class

            - Monday-Friday 11:00-11:45 or 11:50-12:35

FAIR School Downtown (K-3rd grades) – classroom support

            - Monday-Friday 12:30-3:10

FAIR School Downtown (K-3rd grades) – read-a-long to support elementary literacy

            - Monday-Friday 9:00-11:00

Folwell Performing Arts (6-8th grades) – supporting class/small groups in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)

            - Monday-Friday 10:44-11:29am

Green Central (all grades) – Small group assistants needed for Reading and Math grades K-5

            - Monday-Friday 9:30-2:00 (flexible)

Green Central (all grades) – lunchroom support

            - Monday-Friday 11:05-12:30

Hmong International Academy (1st-4th grades) – math and reading assistance

            - Monday-Friday 7:30-2:00 (flexible)

Howe Elementary (4th grade) – classroom help, individual and small group help

            - Monday-Friday 8:40-3:10 (flexible)

Jefferson (7th and 8th grade) – support students working on projects and homework in US Studies class

            - Monday-Friday 10:15-11:00, 12:30-2:15

Jefferson (7th and 8th grade) – math and literacy support in Special Education (Autism) classroom

            - Monday-Friday 10:00-12:00

Jefferson (6-8th grades) – supporting class/small groups in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) – opportunity for a paid position

            - Monday-Friday 11:00-1:00

Jenny Lind (all grades) – classroom help, individual and small group help, media center help      

            - Monday-Friday 8:35-3:05 (flexible)

Lyndale (K-5th grades) – support student reading by listening to students read

            - Monday-Friday 8:00-11:30, 12:30-3:00 (flexible)

Pillsbury (4th grade) – bike with 4th graders and their teacher before the snow flies

            - Thursday 9:30-11:05, 11:45-1:25; Monday and Wednesday 2:00-4:15

Sheridan (all grades) – classroom assistance needed

            - Monday-Friday, 7:30-2 (flexible)

Webster (K-2) – Literacy hour with Kindergarten – 3nd grade

            - Monday-Friday 7:45-9:00

Middle School

Anwatin Middle School – work with students researching and building their History Day projects

            - Monday-Friday 8:50-3:45 (flexible)

Anwatin Middle School – French speaking classroom aide needed to work with students in small groups on their French studies

            - Monday-Friday 1:16-3:45 

Northeast Middle School – work 1:1 with 6th grade student in both English and Spanish (Spanish speaker needed)

            - Monday-Friday 8:30-3:45 (flexible)

High School

FAIR School Downtown (9th-12th grades) – academic classroom support

            - Monday-Friday 8:40-3:10 (flexible)

After School

FAIR School Downtown (K-3rd grades) – assist elementary students in getting from school to swim lessons (opportunity for paid position)

            - Monday-Thursday, 3:15-5:00

Jefferson (K-8th grades) – teaching a class based on a special interest or hobby

            - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:00-5:30

Wellstone High School – Beginner ELL tutoring (volunteers with second language skills encouraged!)

            - Tuesday and Thursday, 3:15-4:45

One-time/Irregular Opportunities

Folwell Performing Arts (K-8th grades) – field trip support throughout the year

            - times vary

Anwatin History Day (7th-8th grades) – spend one hour or all day judging History Day projects

            - Wednesday, February 15 9:30-3:00

OBMSA Youth Summit – volunteers needed to assist with registration and welcoming students

            - Wednesday, February 22 9:00-2:00

Clerical/Other Duties

FAIR School Downtown – office support (answering phones, filing, mailings)