Step 1: Name and Contact Information



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Step 2: What, when, where?

Activity Type

Our volunteers play many different roles in schools and afterschool programs. What kind of volunteer support do you need?

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Site

For which site are you requesting volunteers? Start typing and if you don’t see your site on the list? Inquire here.

Focus Area

We work to match volunteer skills and interests with your needs. What subject or focus area best defines this request?

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Speaking Topic

Which best summarizes the topic your guest speaker(s) will cover?

Note: Please submit one request per topic.

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Industry or Course of Study

We use the 15 California Career Pathways to help us match volunteers to requests that are related to their specific industry or course of study.

Which pathways are related to your request? Select as many as you’d like.

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Dates

Enter the date(s)/day(s) of the week and the time(s) you would like volunteers here.

Please note: requests for a specific date require at least 2 weeks advance notice to allow time for the recruitment and screening process.

Start Date
End Date

Schedule

Tell us when we can schedule volunteers for this request.

Location

We make sure volunteers know to check in at the main office when they arrive. Where should they go next?

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Technology

We encourage volunteers to use tools and outside resources to more effectively interact with and engage students. Which of the following can your site accommodate?

Language

Are volunteers required to be fluent in a language other than English for this request?

This includes non-verbal languages like American Sign Language.
Select any languages the volunteer should be fluent in:

Grade

What grade level(s) will volunteers be engaging with? Check all that apply.

Student Groups

How would you describe the students this request will support?

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Step 3: Create Your Web Posting

Description

Your responses below may appear exactly as written to volunteers who are browsing our Volunteer Opportunities page.

Tell potential volunteers about the role you need them to play. A volunteer will… (Maximum 200 characters)

Example: Provide one-on-one support to students struggling with reading through a series of exercises. One activity might involve sounding out words properly.


Example 1: This class has an emphasis on career exploration and at the end of the term students will be asked to write a paper on what qualities they’re looking for in a career. They are asked to consider lifestyle, salary, work environment, etc.

Example 2: The students who struggle the most often just need someone to encourage them and help them stay on track. No expertise needed—just be patient and kind as they become more confident readers.


Help us measure the impact

Your response to the following question will help us measure the impact our services have on educators in the community.