Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

The NCSHP is a non-profit organization driven by our volunteer base. Individuals passionate about their community and giving back are invited to join us and be a part of what we’re doing through volunteering.

Below are some of our current volunteer opportunities. Please review the volunteer opportunities and sign-up to be a part of one of our events!

Events

“Mi Éxito, La Universidad” Hispanic Educational Fair

The Hispanic Education Fair is for parents, students, and children who are interested in how to better their life and their child’s life through education. The fair promotes and disseminates information on the benefits of formal and higher education among the Hispanic youth of our state! The fair is free to families and features presentations on highers education and exhibDSC_6335 - Copy - Copyitors from around the state!

The Fair will be on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM. The  event will be held at NC Central University in Durham at: 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC. Volunteer roles for this event include interacting with families and manning the NCSHP booth.

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Ongoing Activities

Event Volunteer
We are seeking event volunteers to help put on various events throughout the year.Volunteer roles range from interacting with families and manning the NCSHP booth to assisting with AV to event registration to serving as a facilitator.

Mentoring – Grades 5 through 12
We are seeking Hispanic professionals to mentor Hispanic students in grades 5-12. Committed mentors will be matched to students based on compatibility. We request that mentors commit to volunteering 8 to 10 hours per month.

Tutoring  – Grades 9 through 12
We are seeking volunteers to participate as tutors to Hispanic/Latino students high school during the school year. Volunteers in will offer one-to-one tutoring to help Hispanic students in various school subjects, as well as provide guidance and support in general.  We are specifically seeking tutors for our ¡Gradúate! Program.

Inspirational Speakers Group
We are seeking motivated Hispanic professionals to visit local schools and deliver presentations related to varying topics from “My Life” to “How to Stay in School”. Members should have experience working with children or with presenting to large groups. We are specifically seeking inspirational speakers for our ¡Gradúate! Program, but we have additional speaking opportunities available.

Newsletter / Editorial Committee
We are seeking new members to join our newsletter committed to help put our quarterly/semiannual newsletter together. This group participates  meetings related to design and editing of the newsletter. Topics will be provided. Strong communication and writing skills are preferred.

Information Technology
We are seeking volunteers to help with website and IT support. We are specifically seeking individuals to help update the NCSHP website, as well as individuals who are interested in volunteering in audio-visual at various events throughout the year.

Focus Groups
We are seeking volunteers to serve on focus groups to develop innovative ways to help Hispanic students.

Advocacy
We are seeking individuals who are committed to student’s rights to a higher education for visits to the General Assembly, organization of petitions and more.

Fundraising Committee
We are seeking a group of people to help with grant writing and fundraising. This group meets several times a year to update on progress and to brainstorm new fundraising opportunities.