6:30 pm / 3925 Willard Farrow Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215 (Corner of Tipperary and Shamrock)
ourBRIDGE offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your skills, interests and availability. Whether you would like to spend time helping our students improve their English skills, or help us plan a weekend community event, or have the time and expertise to lead an awesome project, we wants to hear from you!
Whether you have some weekend hours to help staff lead a community event or have the time to lead a major project, or help increase literacy with our students, ourBRIDGE has rewarding volunteer opportunities awaiting your talents.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to the center.
Safety is our main concern, for that reason every volunteer and staff person is carefully screened before joining us.
We aim to create a nuturing environment for ourBRIDGE students to thrive, therefore, respecting one another is key.
Interns need to be 17 years or older and have a heart for the kids, families, and communities ourBRIDGE serves.
Commit to our program for four months during our school-year program, and four weeks during our summer programming.
Work directly with ourBRIDGE kids staff during our afterschool and summer programs by providing classroom or reading support. Programmatic Volunteers commit to spending at least two hours a week over the course of 10 weeks.
Are you an artist, dancer, or chef? We’re always looking for individuals who want to share their talents with the BRIDGE kids through facilitating our Club Days during the school year.
From hanging posters around the community, picking up food for a community event, to collecting coats for our Winter Party, there are many ways to support ourBRIDGE outside of our afterschool program.
Would you like ourBRIDGE to participate in your project? Fill out this form and send it to email@example.com.
Partner with us! ourBRIDGE is proud to have over 80 partnerships who support our work. Through our partnerships, we’re able to further the mission of ourBRIDGE and support the wellbeing of ourBRIDGE families. Interested in partnering with us? Please fill out this form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds–from college students, full-time professionals, retirees, and former BRIDGE kids. The requirements to volunteer are: must be 17 years or older to volunteer, 14-16-year-olds can volunteer with a parent or guardian present.
No prior experience is required. All programmatic volunteers must pass a background check, show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, and sign a volunteer acknowledgment form.
Yes, we accept volunteer signs year-round. Our programmatic volunteer opportunities are available from September through July and all of our other opportunities are available all year long.
We have plenty of weekend events, special projects, and collection drives throughout the year that usually takes place during the weekends.
We have internships available for students attending school in the Charlotte area. Please reach out to email@example.com to learn more about available internships.