Current Volunteer Needs
Resource Center Classroom Volunteer
Position Summary: Regular weekly volunteers for our LEARN Works Resource Center Classroom. Share your time, experiences and skills with children that need you! This role will work with students 1st through 8th grade who have education plans such as IEPs, 504 Plans, and EL Student Plans as well as with other students that could benefit from interventions. This role will assist specialists/instructors reinforce concepts, strategies, and skills, incorporating accommodations, modifications, etc. Must be 16 years of age or above. Background check required. Hours/days: Monday and Thursday 3:15pm to 6:30pm. Click here to view the Resource Center Classroom Tutor role description and complete the new volunteer application.
Position Summary: To help with As Needed Volunteer opportunities: helping with campus clean up in the spring, LEARN Words field day, event set up/clean up, organize classrooms or offices for special programs and other As Needed tasks. Hours/days vary with opportunities during the week and weekends in the daytime and evenings.
Special Events/Development Volunteer
Position Summary: Seeking outgoing individuals to assist in varying capacities with our Development Team with special events and fundraising in support of Ada Jenkins Center: serving on the Gala committee, day of event volunteers as well as hosting or helping with third party fundraisers (consignment sales, Eat-Out for Ada, golf outing). Hours/days vary with opportunities during the week and weekends in the daytime and evenings.
Community Awareness Volunteer
Position Summary: Represent Ada Jenkins Center at local community events. In an effort to spread awareness of the Center and our Mission you will assist with table set up/break down, hand out brochures/staff business cards at community events (ex. Christmas in Davidson, Fall into Huntersville, Jazz in the Park, college and church engagement fairs etc.). Hours/days vary with opportunities during the week and weekends in the daytime and evenings.
Position Summary: Assist in operation of medical lab: draw blood samples collect and process urine samples, complete law paperwork as necessary; assist in cleaning medical equipment at the end of clinic. Hours are Thursday 5:00pm to 8:00pm OR 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
Housing Pal/As-Needed Volunteer
Position Summary: Mentor, support and coach client-partners who working towards home ownership or who are new homeowners. Provide guidance on how to manage and maintain a household (ex. change air filters & batteries in smoke detectors, use coupons, cleaning schedule, coordinating a car pool, what to look for in a babysitters, how to maintain a lawn etc.) Assist with small/minor repairs as well as educate Client-Partner how to complete the repair (even learn together by talking with experts at Lowe’s or watching tutorials together. As Needed tasks. Hours/days vary with opportunities during the week and weekends in the daytime and evenings.
Medical and Dental Professionals
Licensed medical and dental professionals, you may review our Medical Professional Volunteer Needs here. Please email the Director of Volunteers to be connected with the appropriate clinic manager.