Volunteer Opportunities

We rely on volunteers to accomplish our mission for the at-risk children in the greater Wilmington, Delaware area. Our volunteer opportunities are diverse and ensure that anyone in the community will find a role they enjoy. You can have have a direct impact on the success of a child with just a few hours a week!

Homework Helpers

Be available to assist students with homework as needed. Homework helpers typically volunteer one afternoon a week.

Mentors

Meet with a single student once a week for the duration of the school year. Your mission is to provide a listening ear and guidance on any topic the student needs.

Tutors

Offer students expertise in a specific subject for help with school work. Tutors volunteer in the afternoons as needed for their area of expertise.

Singing Mentors

Perform alongside our students in rehearsals and concerts, and support their musical development. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings.

Enrichment Leaders

Offer a special skill you have as an enrichment activity for students. Commitment varies with your skill and the type of activity.

Practice Lab Supervisors

Oversee the piano practice area and assist students in correct practice techniques. Supervisors typically volunteer one afternoon a week.

Teen Dialog Leaders

Assist with career and college preparation, providing expertise and support in college essays, SAT/ACT tests, admissions and financial aid.

Music Librarians

Organize the music library, gather music from the library for choristers and return music to the library after performances.

Application Process

To ensure a good fit and protect the safety of our students, volunteers must complete a three-step process:

  1. Complete the volunteer application, which includes references and authorization for a criminal background check
  2. Complete a follow-up interview with the Director of Mentoring and Student Services
  3. Attend a program orientation and the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware Safe Kids training course. One-on-one mentors must also attend a Creative Mentoring training course.

Ready to Make a Difference?

Fill out our volunteer application form to start the process.

Apply to Volunteer