Volunteer Program

Volunteering at AYA has a lasting impact on volunteers as well as on the students with whom they are working. Volunteers are exposed to children from various cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds. The result is a broader understanding and new respect for the deserving children of our inner city.

With Children During School Day
  • One-to-one individual student extra help tutoring (8am-3pm)
  • Room Parent: monthly birthdays, holiday parties, teacher’s help (8am-3pm)
  • Field trips: drivers and chaperones (various times)
With Children After School
  • Pre-K through 1st grade play, minimal homework (3pm-5pm)
  • Sports Program: coaching and refs needed (weekend only)
  • Those with special interests might form afternoon clubs (e.g. cooking, chess, sports)
Facilities/Organizational Opportunities
  • Food Bank: pick up food/deliver to school (2x per month)
  • Maintenance/Repairs: various (1-2x per month and during the summer)
  • Reception Desk: daily assistance needed (2pm-5pm)
  • Teacher Aid: filing, admin work, room needs, etc. (various)
  • Material Donations: pick up and distribution (various)
Other Contributions
  • Eagle Scout Projects
  • School and Church Volunteer Groups
  • Monetary Tax Deductible Gifts

For more information
(404) 370-1960