After School Program Volunteer San Jose (Valley Palms)


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2155 Lanai AvenueSan Jose, CA 95122
No special skills are required to volunteer. Young people appreciate your time.


Project Access offers a variety of activities to enrich the lives of children living in affordable housing.

Volunteers are needed any day between Wednesday through Friday for the after-school program.

If you have just ONE DAY or ONE HOUR A WEEK to share you can help children with HOMEWORK, provide READING CLUBS, ARTS & CRAFTS, COMPUTER CLASSES, CHARACTER EDUCATION & many more activities that help children develop self-confidence and a love of learning!

At this time, we are looking for two specific volunteers:

English Conversation Circle Facilitator

Complement the Project Access Family Resource Center at Valley Palms’ efforts to provide one round of English as a Second Language classes to residents by facilitating a weekly English Conversation Circle Wednesday or Friday any time between 9am and 11am (mornings preferred, but 5pm-6pm is also available).

  • Facilitate weekly English Conversation Circle (1 hour per week) on either Wednesday or Friday mornings
  • Develop curriculum materials for the English Conversation Circle
  • Expand the Family Resource Center’s role in providing tools and resources to continue learning English and feel more comfortable speaking the language


  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • Literacy/Reading

Zumba/Adult Exercise:

The Project Access Family Resource Center at Valley Palms Apartments currently offers programs and workshops related to education for youth, technology, adult capacity-building, and rotating nutrition courses. However, many residents have inquired about regular group fitness classes to be held onsite.

The Family Resource Center is looking for a fun and energetic group fitness instructor that would like to volunteer 1-2 hours per week to teach an exercise class for adults. Classes could include, but are not limited to, Zumba, yoga, dance, etc.

  • Set up space for exercise class
  • Facilitate weekly, consistent exercise class (1-2 hours per week)
  • Expand the Family Resource Center’s role in providing tools and resources to continue building healthy and nutrition habits


  • Experience leading group fitness classes
  • Health/Nutrition background
  • Spanish-speaker preferred


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14

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