THE NEHEMIAH CENTER
What Is It?: A non-profit that provides educational services to children from low-income families. Services include a year-round middle school, an after-school program, a pre-k program, and college prep support. Nehemiah also helps new parents and those learning English.
Help Needed: Tutor and mentor students from grades K-12 during the year, or help students during the summer program.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: 14. Students younger than 14 must serve with a parent / guardian.
AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
Tutor, mentor, and give homework help to children from grades K-12 after school, from 4:30-5:30 pm on Monday-Thursday.
MORNING PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM
Help prepare three and four year old students for kindergarten by reading with them, playing with them, helping with craft projects, and helping them learn English.
Volunteer from 9 am to noon on Monday-Friday.
Help students in grades K-5 to play games, make crafts, and participate in enrichment activities. Volunteers will also accompany students on field trips to movies, museums, and parks.
The program takes place on June 1st-30th, Monday-Friday, 8 AM-6 PM. Hours are very flexible; many volunteers leave at noon or come when they can.