Hands-on with Youth or Families:

DRIVER: Drivers are volunteers who help transport children and families that we work with. Unfortunately, they do not have their own means of transportation to get to the places they need to go, so they need your help! If you are interested in helping us with this please fill out this sign up form.

ACHIEVEMENT COACH: Achievement Coaches are volunteers who meet with students, connect with them to figure out what their natural strengths are and help them apply those skills to assisting students in learning the curriculum for their courses. Here’s how to sign up!

Village at Ithaca 2019-2020 Achievement Coach Registration Form (2020-2021 form and dates coming soon!)

READING BUDDY: Work with 1st-4th grade students at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School, developing literacy skills and a love of reading and writing. Time Commitment: 1-4 hours weekly

FAMILY ADVOCATE: Serve parents and caregivers by acting as a liaison between the school district and the family, and helping to navigate school policies and programs in support of their children. Time Commitment: 2-4 hours monthly based on family needs, plus 3 hours of ongoing training quarterly

Hands-on, supporting Village staff:

EDUCATOR SUPPORT: Provide support in researching educational materials for our tutoring programs, working closely with the Program Coordinator. Time Commitment: 1-3 hours monthly.

NEWSLETTER, BLOGGER, SOCIAL MEDIA REPRESENTATIVE: Keeping up-to-date with Village activities, writing newsletter articles, posting to our social media outlets, etc. Time Commitment: 1-3 hours weekly

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT:  General office support – file and organize documents, research and gather information, prepare mailings, and other general office work.  Experience with Microsoft application a plus, but not necessary. Time Commitment: from 1 hour weekly to 8 hours monthly

Leadership Opportunities (Time Commitment, 1- 4 hours monthly):

SERVING ON THE VILLAGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Do you have passion for the Village mission and the time to give to our cause? We have opportunities for Board membership, program development and delivery, community outreach, and fundraising. If you have previous board service, leadership, development, or nonprofit volunteer experience, we would like to hear from you.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, email us at contact@villageatithaca.org or call us (607) 256-0780.

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