Volunteer with The Arc

 

Individual Volunteering Needs:

The Arc of the Capital Area is seeking individuals interested in serving as a Volunteer Assistant Instructor or in our Mentorship Program.

Volunteer Assistant Instructor

As a Volunteer Assistant Instructor, you assist in our post-secondary education program.  You would assist the classroom instructor in the coursework/project outlined, creating a safe and inclusive educational environment, providing one-on-one student support as needed.

The commitment is for one day per week, Monday through Friday, from 8:30am– 11:30am or 11:30am – 2:30pm, with a 4-month minimum commitment.

  • Mondays: Digital Media
  • Tuesdays: Health & Wellness; Performing Arts
  • Wednesdays: Urban Garden & Community Involvement; Visual Arts
  • Thursdays: Independent Life Skills; Visual Arts
  • Fridays: Career Education; Visual Arts

 

Mentorship Program:

The overall goal of the Mentorship Program is to positively impact the social development and academic achievement of individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

  • Mentoring consists of fun, hands-on activities that connect and engage mentors and mentees in the courses offered in our post-secondary education program.
  • Mentors and mentees are matched based on interest compatibility.
  • The Mentor works with the assigned student/mentee one-on-one, on a weekly basis, in the classroom setting for 2 hours per week with a commitment of a minimum of 12 weeks. The hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30-11:30am and 12:00–2:00pm.
    • Mondays: Digital Media
    • Tuesdays: Health & Wellness; Performing Arts
    • Wednesdays: Urban Garden & Community Involvement; Visual Arts
    • Thursdays: Independent Life Skills; Visual Arts
    • Fridays: Career Education; Visual Arts

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For questions, contact Leah Marsden, Volunteer Coordinator, 512-476-7044 ext 201