Greenstone on Fifth

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Volunteers will mentor and tutor elementary school children in Greenstone on Fifth, an after school program in a close-knit, vibrant community that includes refugee and low-income residents. Volunteers will actively play, tutor, and engage in enrichment activities specifically designed for each child.

When?

Monday-Thursday, 3:00pm-5:00pm.

Where?

750D Prospect Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22901

 

Boys and Girls Club: Cherry Ave

What Will the Volunteers Do?

This site has mostly elementary school aged children and some middle school children. Volunteers begin at 3:00pm by helping the younger kids finish their homework, after they are finished they will spend the rest of the time playing with the kids. The Boys and Girls Club provides several activities such as ping pong, wii, arts and crafts, board games, and basketball to enjoy with the kids.  Find out further information on their website here.

When?

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:45 - 3:45pm

Where?

1000B Cherry Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

 

Boys and Girls Club: Jack Jouett Middle School

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Volunteers help out with Jacket Jouett Middle School students after class. They play sports ranging from kickball to basketball and help students with their homework and classwork as needed.

When?

Monday - Friday from 3:30 - 4:30pm

Where?

Jack Jouett Middle School, 210 Lambs Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22901

 

Boys and Girls Club: Southwood

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Southwood Boys and Girls Club is expanding its facilities to accommodate more children and could really use additional volunteers.  At this site, volunteers do crafts and play sports and outdoor games with elementary-aged children for the first half of their shift. They then help the children with their homework, reading, and journal-writing.  This site provides volunteers with the opportunity to use their Spanish language skills and has hired exceptional volunteers to assist with their programs during the summer.

When?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4:30 - 5:30pm

Where?

387 Hickory Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

 

PB&J Fund

What Will the Volunteers Do?

Volunteers work with PB&J Fund Lead Instructors at a variety of locations in the community primarily teaching culinary and nutrition skills to participants. Tasks include but are not limited to:  food preparation, instruction of culinary skills and nutrition knowledge, cleaning, eating, talking, mentoring, light computer skills, parent interaction.  The Creative Cook ("Kids in the Kitchen") program teaches students culinary arts, nutrition, math and kitchen safety. The Primo Plato ("The First Plate") program works with moms and their pre-school aged children to teach creative ways to cook and school-based readiness. You can find out more about the organization at www.pbandjfund.org.

When and Where?

TBA.