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Volunteering Opportunities

Join National Youth Council

Jun 17, 2014

If you are a youth in elementary, middle, or high school, you are in the right place!  The National Youth Council has provided many resources for you to start and maintain your Red Cross clubs, as well as show you all the opportunities that the Red Cross has to offer youth!  Any questions you may have can be directed at

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Volunteer at the Red Cross

Jun 17, 2014


You’ve got friends, school, work, family, and a bunch of other responsibilities. So why spend your valuable free time volunteering with the Red Cross?

When you’re a Red Cross volunteer you’re part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization. You can experience the personal and professional benefits of channeling your energy to help improve the lives of people in your community and around the world. We have multiple volunteer...

Be a Mentor/Tutor with Study Buddies

Jun 17, 2014



Study Buddies is a mentoring/tutoring program. Mentors work with one student throughout the school year to help them with homework and other academic related activities. They meet 1.5 hours each week in our on-site Advantage Centers. Study Buddies not only give students much needed assistance with homework but also form a trusting friendship with the student. Students are K-12 grade and live in one of CommonBonds...

Columbia Heights Public Library Accepting Volunteer Applications

Apr 28, 2014

Columbia Heights Public Library is currently accepting applications for summer reading program volunteers. Volunteers must be 13 years or older and be willing to commit to 4 hours per week between June 9 and August 15. Volunteers will be helping with summer reading sign-up in the Children’s Department of the library, setting up for and cleaning up after library events, and doing miscellaneous tasks at the library. The applications are attached or you can see Bethany at the library to sign up...

Summer Academy Looking for Teaching Assistants

Apr 4, 2014

Students - are you:

Responsible, Motivated, Patient, Hard-working & Interested in working with students?  Here is your chance to work with creative teachers and excited students (grades 1-8) as they study fascinating topics like architecture, arts, improv, science, technology and robotics.


Summer Academy is looking for a few excellent students to serve as Teaching Assistants this June 16-July 2.  8AM to 12PM Each Day, Monday through Friday.


Teen Advisory Board Starting at Columbia Heights Public Library

Mar 6, 2014

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who participate in and influence the functioning of the library, especially for teen programming and library materials. TAB is a forum to have your opinions and suggestions heard. It is also an opportunity for additional volunteer hours.

TAB membership is open to anyone in grades 6-12. Homeschooled students are welcome. Members must be willing to commit to attending meetings, a minimum of 1 hour per month for one year. During the meetings...