Reed Elementary in Tacoma, WA is seeking enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy working with elementary-aged youth in our afterschool program, Jaguar Jump!
Volunteers are needed for a variety of activites: art, music - guitar, drum lines - anything, dance - hip hop is desired, ballet, again, anything!, robotics and LEGO league, sports like soccer, volleyball, and basketball, fun and games, homework help, reading assistance, Young Authors, assistance with drop off and pick up of students (signing them in/out, walking them to the bus outside of the school - no actual driving required), assistance with behavior management and instruction giving/restating, etc.
If you are interested in leading a program or trying your hand at teaching, this program is for you. This is the perfect opportunity to work with youth in a non-traditional, diverse, educational setting.
The after school program typically has 120+ students enrolled, split amongst several activities/clubs each day.
Students in our afterschool program are 2nd-5th grade. We hold program Monday - Thursday, from 3:30 - 5:15pm.
The daily schedule is as follows:
3:30 - 4:00 Daily announcements and snack
4:00 - 4:45 - Activity time
4:45 - 5:15 - Academic enrichment and mentoring
In order to volunteer, all we ask is that you come to the main office and complete a volunteer packet. Once approved, we would love to have you working with our students!!!
- Youth Services
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 3:30 - 5:30