Help youth succeed in school and life! The start of the school year offers many opportunities to volunteer. Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center, features a calendar full of events for volunteers, both one-time and ongoing.
Mentor a Local Youth – Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Metro Milwaukee
Be a Community-based or School-based mentor to a youth age 6 to 18 through one-to-one, professionally supported mentoring relationships; meet on a regular basis. Sign up today and be a positive role model to a child in your community.
Contact Casey Evers at email@example.com.
Homework Center: Help Close the Achievement Gap – CommonBond Communities
Tutor students grades 1-12 at Glenbrook Apartments. Help youth with homework, develop study skills, and build positive relationships. Monday-Thursday, 3-5:30 p.m.; 1-2 hours/week.
Contact Sara Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-375-1402
Tutor and Mentor for Youth – Heartlove Place
Tutor and provide homework help, as well as be a support to our young people, ages 12-17 in after-school program. Wednesdays 2:30-4 p.m. once every other week or more.
Contact Viola Rembert at email@example.com or 414-372-1550
Help Improve Literacy in Milwaukee County – Interfaith Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Milwaukee County
Tutor elementary students in reading at a Milwaukee Public School weekdays, 90 minutes once a week for a semester. Must be 55 or older.
Contact Eddy Magnus at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-291-7500
Tutor Elementary School Students – Milwaukee Christian Center
Help students ages 6-13 with homework and reading along with giving them a little confidence. Monday – Thursday 4-5 p.m.
Contact Bernadette Arellano at email@example.com or 414-645-5350
Mentor Youth in 4-H Tech Wizards Clubs – Milwaukee County – University Of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
Encourage youth to complete high school and pursue careers in technology, math, and science at Nativity Jesuit Middle School. Thursdays 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Contact Chunou Xiong at Chunou.firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-256-4625.
Mentor and Tutor Teens – Neighborhood House of Milwaukee
Be a role model, help students ages 13-19 with homework 2:30-5 p.m., at gym/physical fitness activities 6-8 p.m. and/or create art 4-5 p.m. or 6-8 p.m.; 1-2 hours, weekly for the school year.
Contact Tasha Parker at email@example.com or 414-933-6161
Tutor Youth – Neu-Life Community Development
Help 2nd-5th grade youth in small groups or one on one with their homework (emphasis on Common Core Math) at after-school program at Gwen T. Jackson CLC site; weekday hours.
Contact Jody Rhodes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-933-3924.
After-School Tutor – Northcott Neighborhood House
Tutor youth, play sports and create arts & crafts after school; 4:30-7 p.m. for youth ages 7-12 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. for youth ages 13-18; once a week for one semester.
Contact: Adriane Griffin at mailto:email@example.com or 414-372-3770
Youth Empowerment Project – Our Daily Bread Community Outreach Center
Serve as a positive role model and assist with educational activities such as customer service training, workshops, resume/cover letter writings, etc. to youth ages 14-25. Saturdays, 5 hours per month, September 23-December 23.
Contact Lea Kyle-Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-755-0535
Academic Mentor – Our Next Generation
Help an elementary-aged child with homework and participate in a structured literacy program. Mondays-Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. or 5-6 p.m.; 3 to 5 hours per month for the school year.
Contact Sessie Agbley at email@example.com or 414-344-2111
Middle School Mentors – Pathfinders
Mentor a middle school student with behavioral and learning challenges, and build life skills and confidence; one hour weekly during school hours for six months. Training provided.
Contact: Susan Raines at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 988-6870
After-School Tutoring/Educational Prep Work – Running Rebels Community Organization
Tutor youth ages 10-18 and engage them in group academic activities. Monday-Thursday 3:30-6:30 p.m. and/or Friday during the day.
Contact Natasha Coe at email@example.com or 414-264-8222
Tutor At-Risk Students K-8 in Milwaukee – School Sisters Of Notre Dame Rising Stars Program
Tutor a student during school day, after school and/or Saturday mornings. Minimum one hour a week during school year. Choose from one of 12 school sites.
Contact Sharon Stecker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-787-1018
Tutor a Refugee Child – SEA Literacy
Help refugee children grades 1-12 with homework as they learn to be more fluent in English. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. and/or Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon.
Contact: Dan Jackson (DJ) at email@example.com
Tutor Me Please – It’s Easy as ABC, 123! – Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
Tutor elementary school students in reading and math and/or tutor middle and high school students in all subjects after school 2:30-6:00 p.m.; commit to 2-3 hours weekly.
Contact Devin Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-463-7950
Homework Tutors – Tamarack Waldorf School
Assist our high school students with homework in math, language arts and science during after school study hall. 2 hours per week, 3:30-4:30 p.m. for one semester.
Contact Tasha Sorenson at email@example.com or 414-277-0009
After-School Tutoring – United Community Center
Tutor 1st through 4th grade students in the Bruce-Guadalupe Community School after-school program. Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays, 3-4 p.m.; one hour once a week for 3 months.
Contact Joanna Rivas at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-384-3100
Tutors for Milwaukee Central City Youth – Unity in Motion
Tutor elementary and middle school youth with school studies and core academic skills Mondays 5:45-6:45 p.m. at All People’s Church.
Contact Dawn Steffen at email@example.com or 414-232-5439
Teen Peer Counselor – Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center
Be a role model and assist with the physical and counseling needs of runaways and homeless youth ages 11-17 in crisis. Flexible hours; 3 hours per week for 3 months. Training provided; volunteer age is 14-18.
Contact Ivana Guerrero-Garcia at YPL@walkerspoint.org or 414-647-8200 ext. 2.Did you like this story? Subscribe to NNS today.