• Recess Lunch Clubs at Dicken Elementary Looking for Volunteers

    Dicken is doing something new and exciting this year. 

    The Dicken kids lighthouse group has come up with a number of activities for the student body to participate in during recess.

    These activities will improve and enrich all who partake and as usual, we need volunteers to bring the kids’ vision to reality. 

    Please follow this link to match your availability with an activity you are interested in helping the children with.

    Information collected from here will be used to create a schedule going forward.  Feel free to pass this on to responsible, interested talented parties that you may know. 

    Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084aacaa292-recess

    Volunteers needed to help out with Forsythe Middle School Homework Club

    Homework Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday and Forsythe Middle School from 3:15-4:15pm.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Jacqueline Hogan: hoganj@aaps.k12.mi.us 

    Lakewood Elementary needs Science Olympiad Coaches (Feb-May)

    Lakewood Elementary is in need of coaches for the annual Science Olympiad.

    The Science Olympiad is an event where teams compete on various science-related challenges to see who can do the best. More info at wesoscience.org.

    Lakewood Elementary needs coaches for their teams from Feb 23 until May 5.  The Science Olympiad Competition date is May 9, 2020. 

    The time commitment would be 1 hour per week. You can decide on your day and time or join in on the regular meeting time of Tuesdays 4:10-5:10.

     Coaches would help a student team prepare for the Science Olympiad Competition through weekly meetings where the team would practice their activity.

     Interested? Please contact Asha Prevendar: aprevendar@gmail.com

    A2STEAM Bookroom Volunteers (ongoing)
    Help make books more accessible to students and teachers! Ann Arbor STEAM is looking for volunteers to help with updating, organizing and cataloging books. 

    Volunteers can help out one time or on a consistent basis.

    Learn more and sign up to volunteer here.

    Eberwhite and Wines Elementary Bookroom Volunteers (ongoing)

    The Building Literacy Expert at Eberwhite and Wines needs help placing labels on book covers of 3 big boxes of books and also place contact paper on the front/back of the covers.  This will make it easier for books to get to students as soon as possible.  Interested? Email Rachel Swartz: swartz@aaps.k12.mi.us.

    Opportunities for Frequent Volunteers 

    **Note: Frequent volunteers will be placed in classrooms in January/Feb. We cannot guarentee you will be placed, but will do our best! **

    Classroom Volunteer: Classroom volunteers are a support to the teacher and may provide a variety of supports including assisting in reading, writing and math activities, working one on one with students in the classroom and more.

    Specials Volunteer: Specials teachers include gym, art, music and library. Specials volunteers are a support to the specials teacher and may provide a variety of supports including assisting in activities, working one on one with students in the classroom, and more.

    EL Classroom Volunteer: Assist EL teachers with their academic work during class time under the direct supervision of a teacher.  

    Bilingual Classroom Volunteer: Assist English Language Learners with their academic work during class time under the direct supervision of a teacher.

    Tutor Volunteer: Assist students during the school day or after-school with the guidance and support of AAPS staff. 

    Interested in any of these opportunties? Please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.

    Youth Coach Volunteer: Coach a Youth Sports team for Ann Arbor Rec and Ed. Sports include Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Flag Football, Baseball, Softball, T Ball and more! Click here to fill out the volunteer form.

    Opportunities for Occasional Volunteers 
    On-Call Bilingual Volunteer: Assists on an as-needed basis with families and individual students to help during registration, during special events, etc. Must be fluent in another language other than English.  

    On-Call Expert Volunteer: Can volunteer to offer expertise to a High School classroom on an as-needed basis, either in the classroom or virtually. 

    Interested in any of these opportunties? Please check back here in October to fill out our interest form.

    One-Time Volunteer Opportunties 
    Career Speaker: Speak to students in the classroom or during a career day event, either as part of a panel of speakers or on your own.

    School Event Volunteer: Volunteer to assist in a one-time school event such as a Disability Awareness Day, school beautification day, and more. You will receive more information about each opportunity as they come.

    Event Judge: Help judge student competitions and events such as the Huron Design Expo, AAPS Invention Convention, DECA Business Competition, Culinary Arts Competitions and more. 

    Hour of Code at AAPS Volunteer: Volunteer during the Hour of Code at AAPS (December 9-13, 2019), a weeklong event where we ask volunteers from the Tech community (called Tech-a-teers) to assist students in the classroom as they engage in an hour of code activity. 

    Interested in any of these opportunties? Please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form. 

    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