Volunteer

AchieveKids student and volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

AchieveKids considers volunteers who are 18 years of age or older and available to make a regular commitment for six months or more. Please email gmarans@achievekids.org if you are interested in pursuing volunteer opportunities.

Board of Directors Opportunities

AchieveKids Board of Directors includes professionals and community volunteers who are passionate about supporting special education services for our most complex learners. Please email development@achievekids.org if you are interested in learning more about board membership.

Board Members are able to:

  • Leverage their business and community perspectives to support the AchieveKids mission
  • Participate in a dynamic, diverse, and committed team
  • Build strong relationships with other board and community leaders
  • Make a positive difference in the community

Expectations of AchieveKids Board Members:

  • Provide management oversight responsibility for the operations and financial integrity of the organization
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the agency’s delivery of services
  • Increase community awareness of the agency
  • Provide strategic direction and insight to the leadership team through committee participation and other task force activities as requested
  • Serve a three-year term

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and attend nine board meetings annually, including one board retreat
  • Serve on one committee
  • Share commitment and passion for AchieveKids’ mission, vision, and values
  • Promote AchieveKids in the community, including announcing events and programs to people in one’s personal and professional network
  • Support and participate in fundraising activities for AchieveKids
  • Make a meaningful annual cash donation that shows passion and commitment to AchieveKids
  • Serve as a board officer or committee chair