Eagle Scholar Newsletter Volume 7 | Issue 8
Honors Serves Opportunities
Auburn High School ACT Tutoring
About: Each week we will visit Auburn High School to help lead ACT tutoring. We will help kids with practice problems and give them different test strategies to help them prepare for upcoming test sessions.
Time: Wednesday 3:45-5:00pm
Facilitator contact: Lily Walker firstname.lastname@example.org or text at 334-707-5465
Loachapoka High School ACT Tutoring
About: Volunteers work each week with the students at Loachapoka High School as they prepare to take the upcoming ACT. Preparation activities include general overview of the test, subject specific review, group work, one-on-one tutoring, and games.
Time: Wednesday 2:15, meet in the Comer Parking lot at 1:50
Facilitator contact: Sam Lubor email@example.com
About: Compassus provides hospice care to the Auburn and surrounding areas. Volunteers spend time in the office and visiting patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. There is a one-time training required for this service opportunity. The training sessions are available on Sundays in September and the first week of October and can be found at the following link: https://doodle.com/poll/dyz3unif3ezgmxyi
Volunteers are also required to complete an application, orientation, TB test, and background check. You may attend a training session before all of these are completed.
Time: determined by volunteer after completion of training and required materials
Facilitator contact: Natalie Wire firstname.lastname@example.org
Auburn Day Care Center
About: This is a great place to volunteer if you are interested in working with children. Volunteers spend time helping with homework and spending time with elementary school children. You can volunteer whichever day of the week works best with your schedule.
Time: Monday-Friday 3:30-5:00pm
Facilitator contact: Lindsey Ashorn email@example.com
Little HAPIE Tree Preschool
About: The Little HAPIE Tree Preschool is housed in the Auburn Early Education Center on East University Drive. This program uses a peer model to provide appropriate developmental and educational experiences for children 3-5. Volunteers will be expected Happy Monday everyone!
to help encourage social interactions among peers, engage in educational play using toys and centers in the classroom, help students stay focused and on task, and aid in instilling developmentally appropriate behaviors by using the procedures outlined in the volunteer handbook. This opportunity is great for people looking to gain experience to further their educational or career path in psychology, education and special education, or any helping profession, such as counseling or nursing. Volunteers will need to bring their driver’s license on their first day.
Time: 8:00am-3:00pm Monday-Friday. Volunteers may work one 2 hour shift per week or two 1 hour shifts at whatever day and time is convenient, as long as the day/time is consistent.
Facilitator contact: Jesse Jordan firstname.lastname@example.org.
I Am My Brothers Keeper
About: IAMBK is an afterschool enrichment program that allows disadvantaged youth to develop morals, character, and skills to help them thrive in their homes, communities, and schools.
Time: Monday-Thursday 4:00-5:00pm. If you would like to help set up, you can arrive early at 3:30 pm.
Facilitator contact: Jordan Mills email@example.com
Jean Dean RIF
About: Jean Dean Reading Is Fundamental works to bring books to children in an effort to promote children’s literacy. Volunteers will be working sorting, packaging, loading/unloading books for the organization. Therefore, closed toed shoes are required.
Time: Monday 3:00-5:00 pm
Facilitator contact: Hayleigh Hallman firstname.lastname@example.org
Weekend Service Activity
Event: Annual Cookie Walk
Date: 11/30 (2 – 7pm) and 12/01 (8am – 2pm)
Grace United Methodist Church
915 E. Glenn Ave
The Cookie Walk is a super fun event where people can fill a box of homemade cookies and all proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity! They are looking for volunteers on Friday (Nov. 30th) for set up and then Saturday (Dec. 1st) is the day of the actual cookie walk. The event runs from 8am-1pm so they need volunteers to come an hour early to help set up, to be there during the actual event, and then to stay an extra hour to help clean up. You can come at whatever time/day works best for you but please fill out the doodle so that we will know numbers! The doodle poll is the link below 🙂
Honors Student Driven Publication
Honors Alternative Student Break
Reminder: Honors Student Art Exhibition
Auburn University Housing is looking for enthusiastic undergraduate students seeking a leadership opportunity for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. Resident Assistant applications open November 15 and will close January 11. If you have any questions, contact Emily Scarpa at email@example.com.
Polaris Internship Opportunity
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Opportunity
HudsonAlpha BioTrain Internship Opportunity
Pancake Exam Break
Last modified: December 2, 2018