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Help Students Succeed, Be an Afterschool Volunteer

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Help Students Succeed, Be an Afterschool Volunteer
  • Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life?
  • Do you want to grow your skills working with youth in an educational and service-oriented environment?
  • Do you have experience and skills to share from a personal or professional background working with kids?
  • Do you like to have fun? Connect with kids? Learn about yourself?

If you said yes to any of the above, then we need you!

Foundation Communities is a local nonprofit dedicated to providing quality affordable housing and support services to families and individuals. We operate free after school programs at 11 Learning Centers all over Austin. (There’s probably one close to you!)


We are seeking volunteers to provide general classroom support, as well as help our elementary-age students with homework, reading, fitness, enrichment activities and social/emotional skills to thrive this school year and beyond! Due to the challenges of the last year, many have fallen behind academically, particularly with reading and math, and volunteers can provide invaluable one-on-one support.

Programs run Monday through Friday between 3:30 - 6:00 pm. See specific volunteer shifts by site here. We can offer some flexibility for arrival and departure within these times. To start, volunteers commit to at least one regular shift per week for the semester.

Volunteers must complete an online application, pass a background check (no cost to the volunteer), and attend one 1.5 hour orientation. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. We have strict health and safety guidelines in place including requiring everyone in the center wear a mask.

Our next round of virtual orientations will be held in September and October for the fall term. Let us know you're interested and we'll send you next steps to get started.

  • Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life?
  • Do you want to grow your skills working with youth in an educational and service-oriented environment?
  • Do you have experience and skills to share from a personal or professional background…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

On-site
Austin, TX, USA

How to Apply

Complete the volunteer interest form at our website and we'll follow up with more information and next steps!

Complete the volunteer interest form at our website and we'll follow up with more information and next steps!

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