• AAPS Frequent (Weekly) Volunteer Opportunities
    The window for placing weekly volunteers at AAPS has closed for the school year. 
    If you are still interested in volunteering at an AAPS school, please contact the school directly.

    Please come back to this page starting in August to view opportunities for frequent volunteering for the 2024-2025 school year.
     
    We still have one-time opportunities as well.  Please see them below!

    One-Time Opportunities

    Judges Needed: A2 Area Invention Convention, March 14, 2024, 3:30-5:30pm
    Skyline High School (2552 N. Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    What: AAPS is seeking judges for the 2024 A2 Area Invention Convention.  The event will take place on Thursday, March 14th from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Skyline High School.  

    We are excited to announce this year we will have double the number of participants.  With that being said, we will need twice as many judges.  Please feel free to share this information with others you think might be interested/willing to help judge.
     
    Where: Skyline High School (2552 N. Maple Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

    What do Judges Do? During the judging session, you will score the work of approximately six to ten teams in 15-minute rounds. Students will present their work for 6 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for judge questions and feedback, and a 3-minute transition period before the next round begins.

    Interested? If you would like to be a judge, please email Sarah Schemanske, schemanskes@aaps.k12.mi.us

    About the Invention Convention
    Link to a short Invention Convention overview video

    Link to the Invention Convention website 


    Judges Needed: FIRST Robotics Competition at Skyline, March 16-17

    Photo credit

    • What: Skyline is hosting a FIRST Robotics Event. We need to fill many volunteer roles, particularly judges which cannot be affiliated with a FIRST team in the last 3 years. You will interact with students in the robot pit and other areas, watch competition matches, and select winners of various awards at the competition. This is a 2 Full Day commitment.
    • When: Saturday-Sunday March 16 & 17. Time is roughly 7:30am-7:30pm Saturday and 8am-6:30pm Sunday. You must be able to commit for the whole time.
    • Location: Skyline High School, 2552 N Maple, Ann Arbor, 48103.
    • Requirements: You must commit to volunteering for the entire time.
    • Interested? Register as a FIRST Volunteer and signup for our event (Week 3 in FIRST in Michigan): login2.firstinspires.org/Account/Login
    • About this event: Michigan has the most FIRST Robotics Competition teams in the country! AAPS fields 4 teams (Skyline, Pioneer, Community, and Huron). Last year the Skyline team qualified for both the State and World competition. Students range from those new to robotics to students who have been doing FIRST since elementary school.

    Volunteers Needed: Disability Awareness Workshop at Bach Elementary
    April 8th

    Overview: This is a great opportunity to help elementary students learn about what it’s like for someone to live with a disability through a series of interactive workshops.

    Where and When: Bach Elementary School, Friday April 5th, 3:45-4:45pm and Monday April 8th 8:30am-12:30pm

    What: Volunteers will support small groups of students as they participate at each station. Each station will provide an experience of a person that is differently abled.

    Why this volunteer opportunity is important to AAPS students: Through participating in the event, AAPS students will build empathy for others.

    Interested? Sign Up Here 


    Volunteer Opportunities for Groups or Organizations

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    Other Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Washtenaw offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers. We post many of our opportunities on that site as well. Search it and see what you find!

    Volunteer Opportunities From Our Strategic Partners

    After School

    Forsythe Homework Center Academic Support Volunteer 

    • Homework center is an after school program that provides one hour homework/school work help for 6, 7 and 8th graders, in the areas of Math, Science, History/Social Studies and Language Arts. Students/families would fill out the form during registration and attend. In the past, we have averaged 14-25 students each session, twice a week. Students would sign in for the day, find somewhere to sit, and begin working.
    • Tutors would work with students that were either assigned one on one, or in small groups based on the class or assignment.
    • Forsythe is looking for 15-20 volunteers/tutors who would be willing to participate in the program for one hour, twice a week, helping students with class work.
    • Time Commitment: Volunteers should commit to volunteering 2 days per week for at least one hour.
    • Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in an academic subject, including but not limited to Math, Science, History/Social Studies and Language Arts. Familiar and comfortable with video conferencing tools.
    • Nice to have: Experience tutoring or teaching students.
    • Contact person: If you are interested, contact Jacqueline Hogan, hoganj@aaps.k12.mi.us