VOLUNTEER WITH YOUTH

Academic Tutor

Support academic growth and success for students in 1st - 8th grades. Volunteers create a safe environment for our students, providing homework help and the academic support for them to excel in school. The program promotes academic enrichment and character development.

Time Commitment:  One day a week for 2 hours for one semester (Sept-Jan; Feb - June).
Specific Hours: Mondays - Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 pm. 

 

Urban Ventures: Young Life Mentor

Love Jesus, love kids. We present the Gospel to youth in Minneapolis through fostering deep, personal relationships. Serve as a mentor and walk alongside youth in both life and faith, mentoring, supporting, and loving them throughout life's circumstances.

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours/week for 12 months. 
Specific Hours: High school- Monday 6-8 pm, middle school- Thursday 6-8 pm. Weekly meetings with mentees for 1-2 hours, first Wednesday meeting of each month 6-8 pm.

Urban Stars Coach

Urban Stars Athletics is seeking knowledgeable, passionate volunteers who integrate faith with coaching for our soccer or basketball teams. Coaches use leadership, supervisory, and teaching skills to develop players and teams, as well as support each team's head coach.
 

Time Commitment:  Practice twice a week for 1½ hours, games twice a week. Occasional tournaments.
Specific Hours: Weeknights 5-8 pm. Occasional weekends.

 

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Children's Program Teacher

Support Urban Venture's Siempre Padres Latino parenting program by teaching prepared lesson plans to program participants' children, youth ages one to 12. Volunteers encourage learning in an interactive, nurturing, and fun classroom environment. Spanish language skills preferred but not required.

Time Commitment: 2.5 hours/week for 20 weeks (Jan - June; July - Dec). Volunteers accepted on a rolling basis.
Specific Hours: Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm OR Mondays 5:45-7:30 pm