Current Volunteer Needs

Yes, I Can!  After School Program

Description: Volunteers will assist 2nd to 5th grade students with their homework. Responsibilities include providing a safe and educational workspace, providing positive feedback to children, teaching skills that are applicable in school, providing one-on-one tutoring when necessary, and leading educational activities when homework is finished.  Volunteers must complete the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children training. 

Times:  Monday-Thursday  4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island

 

Front Desk Receptionist 

Description: Volunteers greet clients and visitors, answer phone calls and complete clerical tasks.

Times:  Varies

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

 

English as a Second Language Instructor

Description: Volunteers will serve as instructors for adults learning English. Responsibilities will include coming before class to familiarize you with the lesson plan, teaching conversation, writing, reading and grammar to non-English speaking students, and working with a small group of students.  Must be able to commit to one day per week for an entire semester (September 16th to December 5th).

Times:  Monday/Wednesday 9:30am to 12:00 pm OR Tuesday/Thursday 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

Van Drivers

Description: This volunteer will be responsible for driving our cargo van to pick-up food orders once a week from Lowcountry Food Bank in North Charleston.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs at a time when loading and unloading the van.

Times:  Flexible

Location: 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

 

Weekly Housekeeper

Description: This volunteer will assist with cleaning duties once a week.

Times:  Weekdays

Location: 77 & 79 America St., Charleston, SC 29403

Dental Professionals

Description: Dentist, dental hygienist and dental assistance provide free dental care and education to clients.

Time: Weekdays except for Friday.

Location: Wellness Center at 1684 Brownswood Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455

Substitute Volunteers

Description:Can't commit to a regular volunteer schedule? We are in need of volunteers who can serve as substitutes for our food/clothing rooms and front desk receptionist.

Time:Varies

Location: Johns Island site at 1684 Brownswood Rd. & Neighborhood House at 79 America St.

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