The Tri-Cities Youth Court is a restorative justice diversion program for first-time middle or high school teens who have been arrested for misdemeanor or lesser crimes. Youth Court will be held on the first Wednesday of the month at the Fremont Courthouse from 5:30 to 8:00pm, and is comprised mainly of young people serving as Defense and Prosecution Advocates who prepare and present the case for the Defendant, and as Jurors who determine the appropriate sanctions for defendants. Volunteers are needed for the positions of Advocates and Jurors. No previous experience is required. Training is provided. For more information, you may visit our website at www.communityyouthcourts.com or call Sharon at (510) 828-6633.
American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop in Fremont needs volunteers to sort, prepare, and display donated merchandise, assist customers, and work as cashiers in the boutique-like shop. Two and four hour shifts are available. Call the Fremont Discovery Shop at 252-1540 for more information.
Newark Library needs volunteers for its Homework Express. Volunteers will act as tutors, helping students in grades K-6 do homework. Call Kathleen Hannon at 795-2627 x18 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up.
City of Fremont's Project Teen is a fee-based program designed to instill teamwork, leadership, and accomplishment into its participants. The program takes place on Saturdays at Lake Elizabeth/Central Park. For information, call 494-4320. To register, go to www.regerec.com and use barcode 113676.
YMCA's science camp, Camp Campbell is looking for students who are responsible, enthusiastic and enjoy working with children. You must begin the application process online. All forms, including teacher approval, must be completed prior to the student leaving for camp. Check out their new website at www.ymcacampcampbell.org.
The Tri-City Free Breakfast Program, serving a nutritious breakfast to the needy and homeless population in the Irvinton District of Fremont, seeks volunteers to work any time from 5:30-9:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday mornings (year-round). Please call Rich (510) 683-8823 for more information.
The Volunteer Center of the East Bay connects volunteers to organizations near them. Below are several opportunities provided through the center. For more opportunities, visit www.helpnow.org or call 925-472-5670. Also, check out the September-October Newsletter filled with opportunities for students throughout the East Bay!
Agency Name & Volunteer Opportunity
Alameda County Library Reading For Life/Jail Tutoring Program