By assisting students one-on-one in their academic areas of need one hour per week, you not only help them academically but you become their mentor. A mentor serves as a positive adult influence and a caring and compassionate sounding board. By tutoring one hour per week, you can help a child raise his or her self-esteem, gain a greater understanding of educational and work opportunities available to them and, most of all, let them know that someone truly cares about them as an individual.
SPECIAL EVENT OR PROGRAM VOLUNTEER
Serve as a chaperone for a local field trip or assist with preparation and coordination of the event for a few hours. Donate your time for a few hours on a specific day or for the entire planning of a special program or event.