VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Samueli Academy. We have many ways to get involved!

MENTOR

Make a huge impact in the life of a foster youth by becoming a friend to rely on, a leader to look up to and a teacher to build self-confidence with. For more information about the Mentor Program, please contact Shane Panther at spanther@orangewoodfoundation.org or (714) 619-0225.

YOUTH/FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Make our events memorable by supporting with registration, organizing, directing guests, manage games/activities, and other duties. All these opportunities are open to volunteers if we need extra support and the Volunteer Manager will contact you directly if interested.

HANSON AUTHENTIC AUDIENCE

Become a member by listening and critiquing student project presentations, with other business professionals and community leaders. Your help will build self-confidence and improve student communication skills.

WORK-BASED LEARNING

Prepare students for the work world by hosting a company tour, leading a workshop, assisting in mock interviews, hosting a summer intern, or become a career coach. Share your experience and passion with students as they take a 4 year career focused program.

PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Be a professional mentor to Samueli Academy alumni. Provide support, knowlege, and insight to former students who are in their first or second year of college.

AFTER SCHOOL ACADEMIC VOLUNTEER

Help students develop healthy study habits, gain confidence and improve academic performance, primarily in English and Math. As an Academic Volunteer you are helping to prepare students for success in high school and beyond. Monday- Thursday from 3:45PM-5:00PM.

CAFETERIA SUPPORT

Help clean, set-up and serve the students during their lunch period. Monday-Thursday from 11:30AM-12:30PM and Friday from 11:55AM-1:00PM

OFFICE SUPPORT

Provide administrative support to our front office team. Assist with greeting guests, checking-in volunteers, light clerical work and support of other special office projects as needed. Weekdays during school hours.

OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT ORANGEWOOD FOUNDATION

KITCHEN

As a volunteer you can provide lunch or dinner for youth utilizing the on-site Resource Center or attending Independent Living Program workshops. This is a great opportunity for individuals, companies and small groups.

JOIN AN AUXILIARY

Two social groups of volunteers that fundraise and “friend” raise to support current and former foster youth – 44 Women for Orangewood and PALS. Make new friends who believe in our youth just like you do!

OFFICE SUPPORT

Get to know the operations of Orangewood Foundation. Provide administrative support - data entry, filing, and organizing donations. A few hours a week can help us accomplish a lot.

For more information:
Please contact Humberto Rojas, Volunteer Program Manager, at (714) 619-0220 or

hrojas@orangewoodfoundation.org

Samueli Academy
1901 N. Fairview St., Santa Ana
CA 92706

Public Charter School for all students - no tuition fees. Take high school and college classes at the same time.