Volunteer Application Form
The ideal volunteer is a self starter who works well with others from a diverse background. Good communication, interpersonal skills, and adaptability are also necessary. The candidate should enjoy working with youth. All volunteers are required to attend a volunteer training, before beginning service.
Minimum length of term: one semester (longer commitments encouraged)
Minimum number of hours expected each week: 2
After School Mentoring Program
Days of the week: Mondays and Tuesdays from 4-6pm Position Title: Mentor
Position Overview: After School Mentors are paired with one of our K-12 students. Ideally, After School Mentors will remain paired with that same student for the duration of a semester or more. After School Mentors focus their time on building trust and relationship with their mentee, and the other students at the program. Mentors will engage with students during recreation and mealtime. Most of the time will be spent in a one on one setting where mentors provide homework help and lead other activities designed to build relationship and promote education and/or interpersonal skills, which could include but are not limited to reading together or playing games. After School Mentors communicate concerns, and work with other volunteers and CHAT staff to improve the experience for all.
After School Enrichment Groups
Days of the week: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4-6pm Position Title: Assistant Leaders
Position Overview: Enrichment groups occur on Wednesdays and Thursdays at our sites in Church Hill for grades K-8th. These activities can include arts and crafts, sports and games, cooking, sewings, hip hop dance, and bible, just to name a few. Assistant Leaders will guide students through activities, and help to foster a sense of community for youth in the groups. Assistant leaders communicate concerns, and work with other volunteers and CHAT staff to improve the experience for all.