KidWorks would not exist today without the expertise, time, and enthusiasm of its volunteers.  Whether you volunteer in a classroom, tutor a student 1:1, coach a sports team, or teach an art project, you’ll have the opportunity to cultivate healthy relationships with our students and have a positive impact on their lives. In turn, you will find that volunteering for KidWorks will transform your life.  


USN Volunteer (University Starts Now) 

Monday – Thursday, 3-4:30pm (K-2nd), 4:30-6pm (3rd-5th), 4-6:30pm (Youth - grade level varies by day)

Help K-12th grade students with their homework, academics, computer-based learning, and character development at one of our three learning centers.

 

Study Hall Volunteer (Each tutoring sessions is 30min-1hr)

Monday – Thursday, 4-5:15 pm

Spend individualized time with one or two students helping them in specific areas such as math, reading, and language development at one of our four learning centers.  

 

Workshop Volunteer 

Fridays, 3-5pm (Each workshop is 45min-1hr)

Share a special talent and passion with our students by leading them in a fun, energetic, hands-on workshop. Workshops can focus on art, science, music, dance, creative writing, etc. 

 

Preschool Volunteer 

Monday – Friday, 8-11am or 12-3pm

Assist the little ones in our licensed preschool facility helping our teachers with the preschool daily activities and lessons. 


Childcare VOlunteer

Dates and times Vary (1-2 hours per month)

Allow parents to attend KidWorks workshops without distraction by providing childcare for kids of all ages. This opportunity is great for both individuals and groups!

Support Volunteer

Times Vary

Share your important skill set with us through administrative, fundraising, graphic design, party planning, marketing, IT, and other types of support. Opportunities to be a Support Volunteer will vary from project to project.

 

Fund Development & Special Events Committee Volunteer

Times vary

Help us raise financial resources and in-kind donations critical to support the life-transforming work that we do. In-kind donations may include professional services such as advertising, design, printing and more. If you are interested in working with a talented group of people who share the common goal of bettering the lives of the children and their families here in the heart of Orange County, we’d love your help. For more information about our events, please call 714.834.9400 Ext. 126 or email lisa.gels@kidworksoc.org.

 

Internships and Field Study 

We offer internships and field study opportunities in each of the programs above as well as AdultWorks and Community Engagement. Please contact contact volunteer@kidworksoc.org for additional information. 

 

Requirements and Next Steps (ONLY for volunteers working directly with children)

  • Fill out Kidworks Volunteer Application.

  • Be high-school age or older

  • Complete orientation/training at KidWorks.

  • Complete KidWorks volunteer interview.

  • Complete live scan background check.

  • Preschool Volunteers only: must get a TB test done or have TB test results current within 1 year and available to show.

  • Commit for a minimum of 3 months (or semester/quarter if you are a college/high school student).


Call 714.834.9400 or email volunteer@kidworksoc.org for more info and to sign up to volunteer!