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Meet the Staff: Arielle Hirt

We’ve had some exciting staffing changes this summer! Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to new School on Wheels staff members so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! Today we’re highlighting Arielle Hirt, our Volunteer Coordinator. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m the […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rik

School on Wheels tutors typically tutor one hour a week at one of our sites, but Rik is no typical tutor. Since becoming a volunteer just over a year ago in September 2016, Rik has frequently tutored at two different sites, sometimes volunteering three times a week! Amy Gardner, the Program Coordinator at Cold Spring School where […]

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Week of Thanks

Thanksgiving is just a few short days away, and we at School on Wheels are celebrating how thankful we are for YOU with a Week of Thanks. We have SO much to be thankful for, and we want to kick off the holiday season by sharing what we’re grateful for, as well as ways that […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Elisabeth Reese

School on Wheel is proud to accept volunteers as young as 11-13 to tutor alongside a parent or guardian, while students ages 14+ can tutor on their own with parental permission. Our young tutors have a wonderful way of connecting with our students, whether it’s their love of math and sports or their loathing of homework. Our […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kayla Nymeyer

Our volunteers fulfill many roles for our organization. Tutoring our students is how the majority of our volunteers spend their time, but we also have individuals who help in our office, serve on specific committees, and help with special events. Each volunteer who gives his or her time to support our mission makes a huge impact by using […]

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Why Our Volunteers Share the Love

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! We asked our volunteers why […]

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Tutor Team Spotlight: Ernst & Young

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 companies, organizations, schools, and churches. […]

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Tutor Spotlight: Chris Golightly

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 our staff and students are […]

Tutor Spotlight- Chris Ross

Tutor Spotlight: Chris Ross

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 students at three of our […]