Volunteer

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thank-you for your interest in volunteering with JOYA Scholars. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@joyascholars.org

Our current junior high and high school students need your help. Please consider becoming a member of our JOYA Scholars team of volunteers.

Become a Mentor

Mentors can expect to …

  1. Meet with their mentee and other mentor/mentee pairs every other week for large group meetings and workshops facilitated by the Program Director. All group meetings generally take place Wednesday nights.
  1. Participate in various JOYA gatherings such as college visits and cultural outings.
  1. Provide support, guidance, and accountability for their mentee in order to strengthen and     fulfill the student’s academic goals.
  1. Strive to inspire and prepare their mentee for college success.
  1. Be strongly invested in building relationships with mentee by listening and providing constructive feedback.

Become a Tutor

Tutors can expect to…

  1. Provide academic support for an hour per week by helping students excel in challenging and rigorous coursework.
  1. Possess a good understanding of subject matter while working with students.
  1. Demonstrate a sensitive and caring attitude toward the students.

 

APPLY HERE TO BECOME A JOYA SCHOLARS MENTOR

APPLY HERE TO BECOME A JOYA SCHOLARS TUTOR

 

Please note: All volunteers must undergo a mandatory background check.