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Volunteer Opportunities

ExpandED Schools offers a wide variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to get involved. Whether assisting with our festive Spring Benefit or working directly in schools, our volunteers help us work toward our mission of closing the learning gap.

It’s easy to get started. Fill out a volunteer form, browse our many volunteer opportunities and register for the one that’s right for you. Our volunteer coordinator, Erin Phillips, will follow up with details.

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES:

SLAM DUNK! COACH MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Location: Brooklyn 
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
 (9am-12:00pm)
Volunteers will supervise/coach basketball games, followed by fun activities. 
› SIGN UP ‹


CREATE 'N PLAY! ARTS & ACTIVITIES
Location: Brooklyn 
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
 (9am-12:00pm)
Volunteers will work with students on arts and crafts projects, followed by fun activities. . 
› SIGN UP ‹


DEBATE TOURNAMENT
Location: Long Island City, Queens 
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
 (8:30am-2:30pm)
Volunteers will judge students in the competition. 
› SIGN UP ‹

BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

♦ Increase your knowledge of New York City schools and how ExpandED Schools is closing the learning gap by increasing access to enriched education experiences. 

♦ Share your enthusiasm, knowledge, talents and skills. 

♦ Receive invitations to special events.

♦ Make a difference in your community.

♦ Connect with students from diverse backgrounds and work toward a common goal.


Fill out a volunteer application today!



Corporate Volunteering:
Read aloud in schools, host students (or classes) at work, book drives – there are many ways a corporation’s employees can get involved firsthand and we can customize an opportunity based on the needs of each company.

Market Makers is an entrepreneur-based financial literacy program for students in underserved schools and communities. Volunteers will act as business coaches to middle school students in Market Makers clubs, providing valuable input in running a business, sharing information and ideas about their career and motivating students. 

 

 

 

 

Erin Phillips
Questions about volunteering?
Email Erin Phillips
Development Officer & Volunteer Coordinator
or call (646) 943-8749