Remote Volunteering: Tutor Kids Experiencing Housing Insecurity & Homelessness with SchoolOnWheels
In a world where 40 hours a week seems like the minimum it can be hard to find volunteering opportunities that work with your schedule.
Thankfully, there are more and more organizations embracing remote volunteers, such as SchoolOnWheels a Southern Californian nonprofit organization that connects volunteer tutors to children living in shelters, motels, vehicles, group foster homes and on the streets in Southern California.
In addition to training and matching volunteers with students, School On Wheels provides:
One-on-one weekly tutoring
Assistance in entering school
A learning center on Skid Row
You can learn more about the current state of homelessness in America on their website, but here are some of the devastating statistics on how homelessness can have a devastating impact on children’s educational opportunities:
Kids experiencing housing insecurities are 9x more likely to repeat a grade
Kids experiencing housing insecurities are 4x more likely to drop out of school entirely.
A single hour, once per week is the minimum time commitment needed to volunteer with SchoolsOnWheels. Help students succeed, no matter their circumstance! Apply to be an online volunteer tutor at: https://buff.ly/3v6gj1e