Are you interested in volunteering and changing the lives of the next generation? We are looking for Volunteers, Mentors and Academic Buddies for our Discovery sTEAM Mentoring Program and Knowledge is Powerful in Literacy Program in the DeKalb County School district. You will be working with elementary, middle and high school aged school children who could have academic and/or behavior challenges. B.S. or B.A. in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) major or currently employed in technology or entrepreneurial related field would be preferred, but not required. You will need to pass a background check to work with students. Since 2013, we have welcomed and counted on volunteers from all over the world to help us make a difference in the next generation.
As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to work with Antoinette Tuff, a hero, speaker, and school safety expert is the founder and CEO of Kids on the Move on the Move for Success and is still very involved in every facet of the organization. Ms. Tuff used her experiences with challenging life issues to successfully convince an armed gunman who entered the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy to give her his AK-47 on August 20, 2013. This is the only school active shooter situation in the US that ended without death or injury to school students, faculty, parents or shooter himself.
The VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION meetings will be on July 9 and 29, 2019. We will also be partnering with DeKalb County School district to provide onsite orientation for background checks to speed up the process to become a volunteer at our July 29, 2019 session. Light refreshments will be provided. By attending our sessions, you will network and meeting passionate people who want to make a difference in the next generation, have fun and develop positive visions within our youth.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our sessions.