"Some people want it to happen, some wish it to happen, others make it happen."
"Volunteers aren't paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless."
If you have time, talent and interests that you would like to share with Casa Guadalupe Education Center, please consider the following volunteer opportunities. We are looking for volunteers especially for our Read to Succeed program in West Bend and Hartford! If you are interested in any of these, please contact Casa's director, Noelle Braun at 262-306-2900.
***You can also find all of our current volunteer opportunities through the Volunteer Center of Washington County website!
Volunteer Opportunities For Summer 2019
Hispanic Child Literacy
Summer Spanish Camp for Kids volunteer (West Bend Location)
We are seeking volunteers to assist with our various week-long summer camps. You will help supervise the kids while the teacher works with the children, help prepare and distribute snacks, and assist with crafts and activities.
West Bend locations:
July 8-12 from 5:15-6:15pm @ St. Mary’s Church gymnasium
July 15-19 from 9:30-10:30am @ West Bend Boys & Girls Club
July 15-19 from 11am-12pm @ St. Mary’s Church gymnasium
July 22-26 from 9:30-10:30am @ West Bend Boys & Girls Club
July 22-26 from 11am-12pm @ St. Mary’s Church gymnasium
Reading Program Tutor (West Bend Location)
We are seeking high school/college students or adults with a passion for Education and helping kids learn. We will be providing a 5-week Summer Reading Program for kids in collaboration with 4-H in West Bend. You will help read with the children and assist with crafts and activities.
West Bend location is in St. Mary’s Church fellowship hall in the church basement every Wednesday from July 10 – August 7 from 6-7:30pm
Childcare Provider for Children of Hispanic Adult Students (WB & Hartford Locations)
We are looking for people who love working with children to serve as childcare providers for our adult students' children while the parents attend classes or other educational and informational events. Experience in childcare is preferable. Various programs generally take place in the evenings Monday-Thursday. This could be a one-time program or a multiple session program. If interested, Casa Guadalupe will contact you with details, times and locations.
Dream to Succeed volunteers (West Bend, Kewaskum & Hartford)
We offer a program during the school year for Hispanic high school students to help them reach their goals of high school graduation and career and post-secondary education enrollment. We are look for professionals in a variety of business and education backgrounds to:
- Speak at various sessions to share their expertise
- Become mentors to identified participants who are interested in a specific career
- Participate in our annual “Breakfast with a Professional” networking event
Any interested volunteers in this program should directly contact our Hispanic Literacy Coordinator, Maria Gutierrez Gurrola, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-339-0902.
Hispanic Adult Literacy
English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher
We are seeking an instructor to teach English to adults in a classroom setting either mornings or evenings. Some former teaching experience is preferred. This is paid position. A normal semester is 12-14 weeks long and classes are twice a week for 1.5 hours a session. Books and materials are provided. Anyone interested should contact our Executive Director, Noelle Braun, at email@example.com.
Tutors for Adults
We are always looking for adult volunteers that would like to help local Spanish-speaking individuals one on one with their English acquisition outside the classroom. You do not have to know Spanish to work with these students.
Schedule can be very flexible – whatever works best for you and the student once or twice a week. When meeting a student for the first time, a representative from Casa Guadalupe would like to be there to introduce you to each other.
Training on teaching English as a second language is available for these volunteers.
U.S. Citizenship Tutors
At times, we receive requests from community members who would like to study for their U.S. Citizenship. Tutors will meet one on one with the client at a flexible time that works for both parties, and will help the client study the 100 questions about U.S. government and history, as well as assist the client in filling out the N-400 Naturalization Form. Training is provided.
Health Project Volunteer
If you have a background in health care, please considering volunteering for Casa Guadalupe’s Latino Health Outreach Project, which includes different activities such as health seminars and screenings throughout the year. Being bilingual is preferable, but not required.
*If you are interested in any of these opportunities:
Casa’s Hispanic Literacy Coordinator, Maria Gutierrez Gurrola, 262-306-2900 / MariaG@casaguadedu.org or
Casa’s Executive Director, Noelle Braun, 262-306-2900 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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