We provide a fun way to build sustainable relationships with students, and their families, while providing learning capabilities critical to their academic growth. In addition, we have volunteer opportunities that fit with your schedule, after-hours, on Saturdays, and during the summer months. You can make an impact, one child at a time, if you can help for just an hour a week.
You can easily sign-up using our Volunteer Sign-up Form
Weekly After-school Homework & Reading Support
We seek adult and high-school volunteers on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings. This program takes place at one of our three church partner locations in south-west or east Charlotte.
This is your weekly opportunity to serve in a comfortable child-friendly environment, and participate as an individual or group! View a short video (password = silent) to learn about the positive impact you or your group can have as serving volunteers, at one of our learning centers during the CMS school year. See what our volunteers have to say about their recent volunteer experiences.
After-School Enrichment Weekly Schedule
After-school & Homework and Reading Support Program benefits children for the 2018/9 CMS school year. Our weekly children’s program is directed at marginalized at-risk children at a location near you. Elementary school children are from Title 1 schools and are typically one or two grade levels behind on reading and math. The programs include character development, devotions, and volunteer assistance with homework, literacy support including reading and math in a comfortable safe environment where relationships are built “one child at a time”. There are children just waiting to meet you. Just come and visit and see the difference you can make in a child’s life, once a week, or once a month.
Should the start time not be conducive to your arrival, please don’t despair. We have need for volunteers after our weekly children’s devotions and refreshments, so arriving 20 minutes after start time is not a problem. If you are interested in assisting a local school during the school day, please email us to get connected.
We offer the following three week-day evening serve opportunities:
5:45pm-6:45pm ~ After-school homework, reading & mentoring for elementary & middle school students at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, at 1901 on Archdale Rd, (Google Map).
Email us for more information. We offer our fun After-School Enrichment Program (ASEP) to students from Huntingtowne Farms, Montclaire Elementary & Starmount Academy and surrounding title 1 schools. How about helping a student as a homework or reading buddy?
Contact us for further details, questions or to schedule a tour.
6:00pm to 7:00pm ~ Evening homework, math & reading support for elementary & middle school students at Central United Methodist Church, at 6030 Albemarle Rd. (Google Map) Email us for more information or to schedule a tour.
6:00pm to 7:15pm ~ Afterschool elementary school homework support and tutoring @ Albemarle Road Presbyterian Church 6740 Albemarle Rd (Google Map).
Other Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities:
Monthly community events are child-friendly and designed for variety and weekend family engagement.
Visit our Face Book page for further details of upcoming serve events
Summer enrichment camp high-school volunteers and college interns, ESL (English as Second Language) classes for parents, sports clinics (soccer, volleyball), creative Arts (drawing, painting, dance, nail painting, etc.) and mentoring of adults & high-school students
To sign up or get more information about serving and volunteering, please use the Volunteer sign-up Form or email us stating the day(s) you wish to volunteer. In order to serve our families & children, volunteers will be required to complete a background check,and review & sign our Child Protection Policy.
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