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. To sign up or learn more about volunteering opportunities please call 614-294-5476 x114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACES – Mentor/Tutor K-5th grade children and assist with activities in math and reading, violence prevention, health, wellness, team building and diversity.
Adult Education Classes – Assist adult students working to obtain their GED or prepare for college by tutoring, providing one on one assistance, participating in class exercises, helping instructors with grading, etc.
Columbus Mentoring eXchange – Mentor a middle school or high school youth. Mentors provide assistance with a youth’s academic studies, life skill and leadership development as well as offer career exploration opportunities. Click here for more information.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) tutor – Work one-on-one with adult students working to improve their English language skills. Classes are located at our Weinland Park location and at Somali Senior and Family Services Center on the East Side.
Library – Spend time in the library maintaining the facilities. Develop and implement a system of organizing books, create fun displays, and assist guests.
Weinland Park Community Garden- Assist in watering, weeding and planting in one of the oldest organic community gardens in Columbus. Personal plots available on a first come-first served basis. We are also open to those who would like to share tips and information with other gardeners.
Camp Mary Orton – 167 acres of beautiful green space just north of Worthington is the home to our Summer Youth Empowerment Program, a summer camp for children in the 43201 zip code. Come help us maintain the property by landscaping, mulching, planting, painting, and many other volunteer opportunities!