As a volunteer with the Civic Garden Center, you’d be helping out with our Compost Kids program. A typical morning would look like: You show up at 8:45am to help prep for the field trip. Around 9:30am, the kids (elementary school-age) arrive! You are ready at your station- today, it’s the “What makes up our…

Provide a sweet memory for families living in our House by whipping up a tasty treat! Snack Time supplements our Taste of Hope meal program by providing desserts for our meals or a quick breakfast to make the next morning easier for our guest families. Snacks and activities bring joy to our families in many…

You can help give families a Taste of Hope by preparing and serving a meal at Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House. Come together with your coworkers, family, friends, church or civic group while you help provide the nutrition kids need to heal and allow parents more time to focus on their critically ill children. We’ll take…

You don’t need to be a writer or a teacher to join WordPlay’s dedicated volunteer community. But we do need kind, positive individuals to assist with our K-12 programs, both in schools and at WordPlay’s community writing center in Northside. Programs are typically 8 to 12 weeks long for 1-2 hours after school, on Saturdays…

In addition, as part of a federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant at Carson School, FamiliesFORWARD provides intensive tutoring and homework help for up to 50 targeted students. Many of these students are at risk of failing in reading or math and benefit from certified teachers providing this extra assistance. Volunteers must be certified…

The intensive Homework Help program uses certified teachers (often retired) to reteach math and literacy skills through the homework designated by students’ daytime classroom teachers. Tutors typically work with small groups of students several times a week.

Local Gender and Sexuality Alliances (GSAs) need your help! In schools with active GSAs students are less likely to hear homophobic or transphobic remarks, less likely to feel unsafe at school, and more likely to feel connected to their school community than students with no active GSA. As a GSA mentor, you will help ensure…

Becoming a mentor is one of the most significant things you can do in your life. Only when you have seen and felt the impact of positively changing a youth’s life will you fully recognize the importance of your service. Becoming a mentor means that you take the responsibility of being the best coach and…

These volunteers allow us to meet the individual needs of as many students as possible by teaching private or small group lessons for beginner, intermediate, or advanced students. (clarinet; flute; violin; viola; cello; bass).

On-site volunteers can help with nap time, recess, arts and crafts projects, and gardening.

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