There are plenty of opportunities at schools to mentor students, and many of those opportunities are through non-profits. We're glad to support and provide volunteers for organizations who have already planted roots within a school!

 

girls on the run

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a character development program for 3rd-5th grade girls with a mission to “inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.”

GOTR has two seasons: a Fall Season and a Spring Season. The Fall Season runs from September-December and the Spring Season runs from March-May. There are two afternoon practices each week and GOTR coaches can choose to volunteer at one or both.

We offer Girls on the Run at Walter G. Byers only. 

 

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an in-school academic support program that prepares students for college eligibility and success. AVID targets students in the academic middle range. Students are not only enrolled in their school’s most rigorous classes, such as honors and Advanced Placement, but they are also enrolled in the AVID elective. In this class, they learn organizational and study skills, work on critical thinking and how to ask probing questions, get academic help from peers and tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities to make college attainable.

We offer AVID at Walter G. Byers only. 


A mentor once told me that people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. And over these last 7 years of walking into that school, investing in students, and leading a Right Moves for Youth group, I have been able to see that quote lived out in many different ways. I don’t HAVE to do it, I GET to do it!”
— Ryan, Right Moves For Youth Volunteer