Playworks – Sunday, April 12th 10:00am – 3:00 pm - Playworks is a national nonprofit that provides safe, healthy playtime at low-income schools to create a positive environment for teaching and learning. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are naturally motivated and possess clear and open communication skills to join our movement for play. To be a volunteer you must take a 1.5 hour long training course. Afterwards, you can choose to volunteer at any position, such as “The Player” and “The Closer”. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities:
Street Outreach – Every Wednesday 6:50-8:00+: Every Wednesday a group of students help to prepare meals from the Haverford College Dining Center to the homeless. After the meal is prepared, students drive a van into Philadelphia and serve the meals and hot apple cider to the homeless at Logan Circle. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information or sign up!
1-on-1 Tutoring – Pair up with nearby young students and tutor them for one hour weekly at Haverford college. A very convenient and rewarding way to tutor local elementary, middle, and high school students. Contact: Michaela Ward ’16 or David Sidibe ’16
Stitch-n-Bitch – Knit warm hats, gloves, etc. with friends and donate them to homeless shelters. Hang out, talk, and bitch while you knit comfy clothes of your choosing. For beginners and experts alike! Contact: Rosa Cohen ’15, Jane Shen ’17, or Sylvia Merantus ’18
Books Through Bars – Sort donated books once monthly to give to inmates. Read their letters, learn their interests, and find them books they will love to read! Tuesday evenings from 7:30-10pm, and every other Saturday morning from 11am-2pm. Contact: Romi Laskin ’15