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, primarily focusing on the near northside. 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 or email

Click HERE to fill-out our Volunteer Application.

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.

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. ESOL Tutor job description

Library – Spend time in the library maintaining the facilities. Develop and implement a system of organizing books, create fun displays, and assist guests.

R.I.S.E. Youth Club – Guide, encourage, and support teens by being a mentor. Spend time assisting teens with homework and guided educational activities.  Tutors are needed anytime M-F from 3-8p..

Wee P.L.A.Y. (Positive Learning Activities for Youth) – Spend time holding babies, encouraging toddlers and pre-schooler by 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. 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!