Volunteer Opportunities

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

  • Mentor a Student (visit campus at least 1x per month)
  • Individual Tutoring (8am-3pm)
  • Room Parent: monthly birthdays, holiday parties, teacher’s help, etc. (8am-3pm)
  • Field trips: drivers and chaperones (various times)

With Children After School

  • Mentor a Student (visit campus at least 1x per month)
  • Playground Assistance (3pm-5pm)
  • Individual Tutoring (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

  • 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



Wendy Harrison
Volunteer Coordinator

“I’ve watched this school grow, blessed by the support of so many people…”S. Hines, AYA Foundation