You can be a part of SPOKES, School on Wheels’ community outreach group for young professionals aged 21+. SPOKES works to engage the Indianapolis community in dialogue about the challenges faced by homeless youth. If you’re interested, apply to be a SPOKES member today!
Don’t have time to volunteer each week as a tutor? Sign up to volunteer in the office for projects as needed. We often need help during office hours, Monday – Thursday, stuffing backpacks, organizing supplies or helping stuff and seal mailings. If you would like to volunteer in our office as an individual or with a group, please fill out our volunteer form. If you have any questions, please contact Arielle Hirt, Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School on Wheels works with different organizations to provide unique educational enrichment opportunities to the children we serve. This includes Science Ambassadors from Corteva Agriscience who provided hands-on science lessons to our kids and employees from Salesforce who taught basic coding. Have questions about how your employees can donate their skills? Please contact us.
Our breakfast and lunch time tutors provide focused support to school-aged children experiencing homeless in Indianapolis through our school-based program. These volunteer tutors serve elementary students at Brookside Elementary (#IPS 54), Cold Spring School, Greenbriar Elementary, Nora Elementary, URBAN ACT Academy, Willow Lake, and Matchbook Learning. Tutors support the curriculum-based STAR (Striving Toward Academic Readiness) program at select locations, group tutoring, or as needed to support push in and pull out services for individual students as needed. These opportunities are Monday through Thursday each week. Now accepting tutors for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more about the locations and schedule and apply to tutor today.
Organize a Drive
Do you like motivating and challenging others? You can organize a drive to collect uniforms, school supplies, gift cards for supplies or even monetary gifts that directly support the programs we provide. Please contact the office before you begin to get a list of current supply needs as well as all the marketing materials to make your drive a success! 317.202.9100 or email@example.com.
Our after school tutors provide focused homework assistance to school-aged children experiencing homelessness in Indianapolis. These volunteer tutors serve nine shelter locations in Indianapolis during one hour shifts between the hours of 4:00-7:30pm, Monday – Thursday. Now accepting tutors for the Fall 2019 semester. Learn more about the locations and schedule and apply to tutor today.