Homeless Outreach and Meal Program is looking for an intern to effectively lead open art sessions on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. with persons who come early to our meal served for the homeless and those who cannot afford food. The program is already attended and we have some great talent that could use some direction. Art education or experience in leading and teaching art required. Volunteers can also help with landscaping projects and in the kitchen. We are across the street from the MLK Library.
Support curricular and co-curricular programs and offer library services; serve at special events; especially needed are one-on-one tutors for Special Education Day Class, Reading Partners tutors needed daytime between 9am and 2pm Monday through Thursday.
Contact: Carol L. Guertin
Phone: 408.535.6237 Ext. 214
Address: 55 North 7th Street San Jose, CA 95112-5429
InnVision is dedicated to empowering homeless and at-risk families and individuals in finding… the way home! InnVision has a variety of service needs in administration, tutoring and coaching, food service, and case management support for families.
Contact: Jaynie Neveras
Email: jneveras@InnVision.org Address: 1900 The Alameda Suite 400 San Jose, CA 95126
Internal Revenue Service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Student Volunteers needed. Receive training to assist low-income persons in completing their tax returns and applying for the earned income credit. Learn how to prepare basic tax returns and to file them electronically. Training classes are held annually during the month of January. Trained volunteers provide this free tax service during the months of February, March, and April. .
Utilize the Junior Achievement Elementary School Program to teach business, economics and workplace concepts through grade-specific themes and activities in local K6 classrooms at Carson, River Glen and Washington Schools. Time commitment is 1hr instruction and 1hr preparation/week for six weeks. Training and all materials provided. JA in a Day, a one full day version of the weekly program, is also available.
KAFPA,Kinship, Adoptive and Foster Parent Association
KAFPA is looking for student volunteers that can help with our clothing pantry called Clothes Closet, with over 20 event productions throughout the year such a toy drives, fundraisers and family and children’s programming as well as administrative tasks.
Contact: Adriana Garcia
Daniel Lairon Elementary School is a K-6 school located in the Franklin-McKinley School District on the east side of San Jose. We are seeking students and volunteers to work one-on-one or in a small group with students, K-6, who are struggling with reading. We will provide training for all volunteers and schedule tutoring sessions. Our API (Academic Performance Index) is currently 734 and our goal is to reach 800 this year.
LCC was founded to address the void in culturally and linguistically sensitive programs that meet the health care needs of Latinos around issues of cancer. Volunteers can work in the office Filing, Cataloging in the Library, Assembling and reviewing education packets (BHB), Checking the web for relevant cancer sources and materials, marketing, Public Relations, data entry, Volunteer Network, Mother's Day Walk, etc. In some cases students must be bi-lingual and in all cases, culturally aware.
Contact: Adriana Morieko
Address: 255 North Market Street, Suite 175, San Jose, CA 95110