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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteer Opportunities

2018-2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Adult Education - multiple locations

Assist adults with math, writing, reading, computer basics and ELL (ESL).  Work with individuals or small groups. 
Time commitment 1-3 hours per week- options ot fit your interests and schedule.
For more information: please visit our Adult Ed volunteer page.

Reading Partners- multiple locations

Seeking volunteer tutors for the 2018-19 school year. Give as little as one hour a week. Flexible weekday volunteer times are available. Follow a highly effective, structured and easy-to-use curriculum. No formal teaching experience is required.
Tutors make a lifelong impact on a child who struggles with reading. On average, students more than double their rate of reading progress while in the program.
For more information: please visit https://readingpartners.org/volunteer/ or call 651-362-0430

Minnesota Reading Corps and Math Corps

Make a difference in the lives of MPS students at a school near you in 2018-19!  Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can make a difference.  As a tutor, you will provide students with the extra boost of confidence they need to be successful in school.  Tutors receive training and coaching so you do not need to have a degree in education to serve.  Watch a Day in the Life of a Reading Tutor and Day in the Life of a Math Tutor to learn more.
  • Preschool Literacy, Elementary Literacy, and Math Enrichment tutor positions available during the 2018-19 school year starting in August, October, and January
  • Full-time and part-time positions available
  • Receive payment every two weeks
  • Earn money to repay student loans or future tuition; tutors who are 55+ can gift to a child or grandchild
  • Student loan forbearance
  • May be eligible for health insurance and child care assistance

 Apply today! Applications accepted now and on a rolling basis.
For more information: contact Hannah Balder at 612-206-3047 or hannah.balder@servetogrow.org

Organics/Recycling Monitor- Hmong International Academy

This volunteer position is for a person who cares about the environment and wants to pass on that passion to children. Students need support in the cafeteria to accurately sort their lunch waste into Organics, Recycling and Trash bins. There are frequent opportunities to re-teach students what goes where! If desired, volunteers could also join the Green Team and help plan for the on-going success of the project and care of our environment.
 Time commitment is 9:50am-noon, one day a week.  A 6-week time commitment is requested. 
 For more information: contact Bonnie Beckel at bonnie.beckel@mpls.k12.mn.us

Future Opportunities - Spring 2019

Start Reading Now bookfairs - multiple locations

Seeking volunteers to assist with Start Reading Now book fairs in 30 MPS schools.  Volunteers will assist 1st-3rd grade students as they picks out 10 free books to take home.

Dates: late May- early June 2019
For more information or to register, please visit: https://www.startreadingnow.org/book_fairs_2018
Small Group Volunteer Readers (6th Grade Science)- Anwatin Middle School. Seeking volunteers to read with small groups of 6th grade students during science class. Seeking volunteers for English-language classes as well as Spanish Immersion classes.

 
 
 
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