Do You Want to Change Lives? Be a Volunteer!
Godman Guild Association is dedicated to promoting strong families and a strong community in Central Ohio. We offer a variety of services for youth and adults and are always looking for good volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, below are some opportunities to help change lives.
ACES – Mentor/Tutor 3-5th grade children and assist with activities in math and reading, violence prevention, health, wellness, team building and diversity.
GED/ABLE Classes – Assist adult students working to obtain their GED by tutoring, providing one on one assistance, participating in class exercises, helping instructors with grading, etc.
Library – Spend time in the library maintaining the facilities. Develop and implement a system of organizing books, create fun displays, and assist guests.
T.E.E.N. (Teen Education and Employment Network) – Guide, encourage, and support teens by being a mentor. Spend time assisting teens with homework and guided educational activities. Tutors are needed on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.
Wee P.L.A.Y. (Positive Learning Activities for Youth) – Spend time with children aged 13 and under by assisting with homework, engaging in arts and crafts activities, and taking part in literacy building activities.
Weinland Park Community Garden- Assist in watering, weeding and planting in one of the oldest organic community gardens in Columbus. If you really enjoy it, maybe you can even rent a raised bed for four (4) hours of volunteer time in the communal plots! We are also open to those who would like to share tips and information with other gardeners.
The programs listed are just some of the ways that you can volunteer at Godman Guild. The Guild also hosts community development activities aimed at encouraging community interaction. See below for upcoming events.
Breathing Van – We are looking for a volunteer who can coordinate client intake for the Breathing Van when they are at Godman Guild. This person would need to be available on the second Tuesday of every month from 8:00am – 2:00pm. Must be able to preform basic math caluclations, pay attention to detail, possess good communication skills, and be empathetic. Interested individuals can send an email@example.com.
Community Potluck – Last year’s Community Potluck was a huge success! If you missed this wonderful event and would like to volunteer next year, mark your calendard for November. The event date for 2011 is TBA.
Pictures with Santa – All volunteer jobs are full for this event.
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers who have a passion for helping others and the community. You may spend every day here with us, or just a few hours a week. The amount of time is completely up to you! For more information contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 614-294-5476.