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Sign up for a Community Schools Volunteer Orientation

Community Schools are a partnership among the City of Philadelphia, the School District of Philadelphia, and school communities to remove barriers to learning and support the success of each student. There are currently 20 Community Schools located throughout the city and include elementary, middle, and high schools.

This orientation is meant for individual volunteers. For questions about programmatic aspects of Community Schools, email OCFcommunications@phila.gov.

The Office of Children and Families oversees several programs that offer volunteer opportunitites. Please review the event description to ensure that you are connecting with the right program.

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Free Grocery Giveaway Volunteer Orientation June 11, 2024 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET Zoom-Virtual Community Schools is a partnership between the Office of Children & Families and the School District of Philadelphia. The long-term goal of Community Schools is to ensure that every student graduates college- and career-ready, and that communities are healthy, safe, hopeful, and supportive. This volunteer orientation will go over clearance requirements and the free grocery giveaway program at our Community Schools. Learn more about Community Schools: https://www.phila.gov/programs/community-schools/

Free Grocery Giveaway Volunteer Orientation July 10, 2024 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET Zoom-Virtual This volunteer orientation will go over clearance requirements and the free grocery giveaway program at our Community Schools. Learn more about Community Schools: https://www.phila.gov/programs/community-schools/

Free Grocery Giveaway Volunteer Orientation July 16, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET Zoom-Virtual This volunteer orientation will go over clearance requirements and the free grocery giveaway program at our Community Schools. Learn more about Community Schools: https://www.phila.gov/programs/community-schools/

Philly Reading Coaches Volunteer Orientation July 17, 2024 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM ET Zoom-Virtual PHILLY READING COACHES (PRC) is a program that combines early reading support, access to books, and community volunteers to boost reading skills for our city’s children. Volunteers are paired with K-3 students. Today's orientation will give volunteers an overview of the program and tips on how to be a reading coach!