Each new individual who starts volunteering with School on Wheels has some apprehension about being a new tutor. While we know each person will positively impact our students, we also want to reassure our volunteers by answering some of the questions they have about the tutoring session or just working
Each February, we ask our volunteers and supporters to engage their networks in School on Wheels’ Share the Love campaign by supporting our programs through advocacy and monetary donations. This year, we had record donations and an outpouring of support from the Indianapolis community – especially from our volunteer tutors!
Every year, we have over 400 tutors who commit their time and talents to helping our students. The majority of our volunteers commit to tutoring one hour each week. However, did you know just over 100 of those tutors are part of various tutoring teams? Our teams come from local
During the holidays, people are often more inclined to reflect on the aspects of their lives that they are thankful for. In my work life, I am thankful for a lot of things, and our wonderful volunteers are toward the top of that list. Chris Golightly is a long time tutor that
A few words come to mind when thinking of our amazing volunteers… dependable, caring, committed, inspiring. These words and more describe our featured volunteer, Chris Ross. Chris has been a volunteer with School on Wheels for over 5 years. Within that time, he has dedicated over 130 hours to helping our
I am constantly amazed by how civic-minded young members in our community are; giving their time and talents to help others in need. We love to see families helping families, and that is what happened when the Moeller girls decided to take action and help families in Indianapolis who are
While the majority of our volunteers donate their time as tutors, we have a handful of volunteers who dedicate their time and effort in our office or with specific projects. These individuals help us with crucial tasks that keep our organization moving forward, enabling us to serve the over 400
This week is National Volunteer Appreciation week. Every organization around the country is singing the praises of their volunteers, and here at School on Wheels, we are no different. Our volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization. They carry out our mission and make it possible for us