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Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

More than 400 volunteers like you help students on their journey towards becoming first generation college graduates – from the instant a young person enrolls as a middle school student, to the triumphant moment when s/he graduates from college.

1. Fill out the Volunteer Application Form

Volunteer Form

Or contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager at sbohannon@firstgraduate.org

2. Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity

  • Browse – Upcoming volunteer opportunities are at the bottom of this page, or see all upcoming events in the volunteer calendar.
  • Stay up-to-date with our Volunteer Newsletter – Once you complete the online application and/or attend a volunteer event you will be added to the Volunteer Newsletter email list. Volunteers receive the newsletter (every six weeks) that will contain links to opportunities.
  • Contact Staff – First Graduate staff is always available to answer any questions and find the right fit for you! Do not hesitate to reach out.

3. Get Placed

Every volunteer has unique talents to offer our students and we will work hard to find the right fit for you. Some of our volunteer opportunities are first-come first-serve, while others require specialized skills.

Please note that there are no guaranteed volunteer opportunities.

Spring 2016 Volunteer Events

Presentations of Learning

Date: Monday, July 25 or Thursday, July 28
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Frequency: One time event.
Location: Leadership High School

Presentations of Learning

Date: Monday, July 25 or Thursday, July 28
Time: 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Frequency: One time event.
Location: Leadership High School

Description: Help support our students as they prepare for their Presentations of Learning (POL)! As a POL Coach, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a student for an evening in order to help the student fine-tune his or her presentation. As an evaluator, you will get to see our students in action by serving on a panel with 1-2 other evaluators and evaluate the presentations of 5-8 students.

 

Click to register.

Mentor Students @ Everett

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Everett Middle School

Mentor Students @ Everett

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Everett Middle School

 Mentors tutor our students during the after-school program. Weekly, each Mentor works with a small group of 1–5 students. Mentors help students finish their homework and brush up on academic subjects and they also teach students important study skills.

Mentor Students @ Denman

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays or Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:25pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Denman Middle School

Mentor Students @ Denman

Date: Spring Semester (February - May)
Time: Mondays or Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:25pm
Frequency: At least one time per week for a semester
Location: Denman Middle School

Mentors tutor a small group of 1–5 students weekly. Mentors not only help students finish their homework and brush up on academic subjects, they also teach students important study skills.

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