Volunteer Opportunities

Greenbrier Learning Center

Volunteer Coordinator: Jilian Kuntz, volunteer@greenbrierlearning.org, 703.379.6488 x104

Description of Volunteer Opportunities/Responsibilities:
Afterschool Assistant: Volunteers assist 3rd-5th grade students from low-income, immigrant, and refugee families with homework and other academic needs. They also supervise educational activities and field trips.

Child Care Assistant: Volunteers assist in providing enriching and educational activities, as well as play games and read with children ages 2-12, while their parents attend one of Greenbrier Learning Center's workshops in the evening.

Summer Teen Intern: Volunteers assist in leading camp activities, supervise fun and educational field trips, support staff, and act as positive role models throughout the summer.

Office Assistant: Volunteers provide a number of administrative, clerical, or research duties.

Revenue Generation Committee Member: Volunteers assist with revenue generation in support of GLC's programs by planning our annual fundraising event and other activities.

Board Service: Board Members advise, govern, and oversee policy and direction, and assist with the general promotion of Greenbrier Learning Center's mission.

Number of Volunteers: 30

Types of Volunteers Needed: Adult-individual; Adult-group; Teen (13 and up)-individual; Teen (13 and up)-group

Training Requirements: Participants attend a brief orientation and undergo an observation period.

Hours Needed: Weekday; Weekday Evening; After School.

Easily Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

Volunteer Center Affiliations: Arlington City Volunteer Office; Greater DC Cares; ServiceCorps; Volunteer Fairfax

Ideas for a Team or Group Activity: Depending on time of year / type of project
Possibilities are:
- creation of annual report
- integration of SalesForce.com
- periodic painting and refurbishing of facilities
- book drive
- coat drive

Suggestions for a Drive to Benefit this Organization: Book drive, coats/hat/gloves/scarves drive; drive for school supplies


Events seeking volunteers

None currently.