According to Wikipedia, Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial or social gain to benefit another person, group or organization… Volunteering may have positive benefits for the volunteer as well as for the person or community served.
So if you would like to:
Then take a look at the opportunities for volunteering with TWS.
We have two areas where volunteers can help, office administration and workshop instruction.
Teaching Work Skills is looking for individuals who would like to volunteeer in an office or adminstrative role.
At this time we are seeking virtual (meaning you will work out of your own home or office) volunteers for the following positions:
Teaching Work Skills is looking for those with an interest or a passion for teaching in a classroom/workshop setting. We are seeking people (including semi-retired, retired and never will be retired) who have the knowledge and patience to teach what they know to people who have an interest in learning how. Are you that person who is well versed in repair, maintenance, sewing, etc. who can also effectively impart that knowledge onto a small group of students who have little or no exposure to the tools, materials, and terms?
We are not looking for Ph.D.’s, just instructors/volunteers who can take simple tasks and show others how they can be completed. Curriculum guidelines and coaching/teaching instruction are provided for all classes. Which workshop would you be interested in teaching?