"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."
- Mahatma Gandhi

Volunteer with us

Volunteers are essential to the success of Fannie Battle. Whether time is invested through direct engagement, service days, donation drives, or other creative ventures – the impact on the lives of children and families served is equally important and meaningful to our organization.

We hope that you feel welcomed and part of our community.

Current center needs

  • 4:00p – 5:00p Monday through Friday, one day every other week.
    • Utilize gardening skills to create hands-on experience by planning, planting, harvesting, and maintaining playground garden beds. 
    • Work with school-age program director and teachers to incorporate activities with lesson plans. 

 

  • 3:30p – 5:30p, Monday through Friday, with a minimum of one (1) hour September through May.
    • Help children with homework and reading 
  • College
  • Administrative

Individuals

All the individual opportunities listed require a minimum of one hour, with an on-going commitment of at least two visits per month. We encourage volunteers to dedicate their time to one classroom, however volunteers are able to use their time in other classrooms, if desired. A 30 minute tour and orientation is required prior to volunteering with us. 

  • 9a to 5p with a minimum of 1 hour, Monday through Friday.
  • Interact with children, tummy-time and read.

 

Become a Classroom Helper!

  • Reading, center-play, assist teachers with lessons and more.
  • 9a – 11a or 3:30p – 5:30p, Monday through Friday with a minimum of 1 hour
  • Reading, center-play, assist teachers with lessons and more.
  • 9a – 11a or 3:30p – 5:30p, Monday through Friday with a minimum of 1 hour
  • Reading, center-play, assist teachers with lessons and more.
  • 9a – 11a or 3:30p – 5:30p, Monday through Friday with a minimum of 1 hour
  • Reading, center-play, assist teachers with lessons and more.
  • 9a – 11a or 3:30p – 5:30p, Monday through Friday with a minimum of 1 hour
  • Reading, center-play, assist teachers with lessons and more.

  • 3:30 – 5:30p, Monday through Friday, with a minimum of 1 hour September through May.
  • Help children with homework – ages 5 years to 12 years

 

  • 9a – 5p, Monday through Friday, with a minimum of 1 hour June through August.
  • Center-play, assist teachers with lessons, read, attend enrichment field-trips and more.
  • College
  • Administrative

Corporate Engagement

Corporate involvement opportunities at Fannie Battle vary to allow companies flexibility based on their needs, while having a meaningful contribution to our organization. Activities range from on or off-site team building projects, such as weekend meal kit assembly, or specific on-site assignments like playground beautification or in-classroom projects.

Civic Groups

Whether you belong to a scouting group, service club, or church group, we have opportunities for you.

  • On-site center projects outside maintenance, painting, cleaning, etc.
  • Classroom assistance read and engage with children, assist teachers, etc.
  • Donation drives & fundraisers weekend food bags, home goods baskets, assemble a caroling group, etc.