Dear Volunteers,

As our community grows from 18 to 30 families, our volunteer opportunities grow as well. Our volunteer newsletter serves as a way to communicate new and existing opportunities, upcoming volunteer events, new updates about the volunteer process, and volunteer highlights. 

Thank you for volunteering with Rainbow Village. We are grateful for your time, talents, and passion to make our community a better place to live. 

Sincerely,
Rainbow Village Inc. 
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Back to school we go runnin', we have our supplies and we're lookin stunnin'....
Back to School Bash Readiness Fair 2017

Rainbow Village celebrated preparation for BACK TO SCHOOL on Saturday, July 29, 2017. 
We teamed up with Cross Pointe Church, Boundless Queenz and a host of supporters and volunteers to prepare our youth for a successful year! There were supplies given away including backpacks, free on-site haircuts, food, face-painting, manicure/nail stations; not to mention the world record breaking dance contest!  
      

Click  HERE  to view the video recap from the event. 
Thanks to all who supported our School Supply Drive! 

We couldn't have supplied all of our youth with school supplies if it wasn't for our amazingly supportive community! 

There is a continual need to keep the afterschool program stocked with learning, enrichment and basic supplies.

If you would like to donate items for After School, 
please click HERE to view our wishlist! 

Our Summer Lunch Program was a SUCCESS!

Thanks to all of our volunteers, our kids had a lunch for summer camp and maintained a nutritious and wholesome diet throughout the summer. 
OUR VOLUNTEERS ROCK! 
Youth Community Garden Project 2017

Our Community Garden Project has gotten off to a great start this summer thanks to our volunteers! We are growing produce including: pole beans, pinto beans, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, and basil. 

The Youth Community Garden Project is designed to meet the needs in the community incorporates the following principles:
  1. Encourage academic learning through hands on activities. (STEM) 
  2. Develop practical, vocational and life skills.
  3. Provide opportunities to serve and interact in our community.
  4. Cultivate a safe and nurturing place for youth to interact.
  5. Promote ecological awareness and responsibility.
Click  HERE  to contact coordinator for more details about VOLUNTEERING!
WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROGRAMS!
Character Education Volunteer

Character education is a learning process that enables students to understand, care and act on core ethical values such as respect, integrity, trust, citizenship, and responsibility for self and others. Volunteers can assist with facilitating the character education classes. The Chick-Fil-A curriculum is utilized, which includes lesson plans, videos, and activities for each grade level. 

Held Every Tuesday from 7:00pm until 8:00pm. 

Learn more about Rainbow Village's  After School Program

Click  HERE  to sign up to volunteer by filling out a volunteer interest form. 
Science Engineering Technology & Mathematics
(STEM) 

Sponsored by the Seimen's Stem Day Program, the Rainbow Village  After School Program leads a curriculum that has real-life situations to help the student learn. These activities provide students with hands-on and mind engaging learning opportunities. Volunteers can facilitate and/or assist with STEM activities. 

Held every Tuesday from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. 

Click  HERE  to sign up to volunteer by filling out a volunteer interest form. 
Financial Literacy 

Financial literacy help students discover the relationships between earning, spending and saving. Students, also begin to understand the value of money. Hands-on activities, worksheets and software take students through the process of identifying value, creating a budget and coming up with ways to earn money. Volunteers can facilitate and/or assist with financial literacy classes. The Wells Fargo curriculum is utilized.

Held every Wednesday from 3:30pm until 6:30pm.

Click  HERE  to sign up to volunteer by filling out a volunteer interest form.  
OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Millennial Advisory Panel (MAP) 

The Millennial Advisory Panel (MAP) is a team of young professionals empowered to offer input, advice, recommendations and feedback on topics brought to them by the MAP Facilitator. 

The main purpose of the MAP is to develop innovative strategies that carve out a path to increasing the engagement of millennials which will aid our team in accomplishing the mission of Rainbow Village. 

Click HERE to request an application to join. 
HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR APPLICATION TO VOLUNTEER?
Volunteer Application Checklist

Please make sure that your Volunteer Application is complete. 
The following items in the Volunteer Checklist must be completed to volunteer.
  • Submit Volunteer Interest Form (If not already completed) 
  • Attend Volunteer Interest Meeting 
  • Submit Volunteer Application 
  • Submit Volunteer Consent 
  • Submit Confidentiality Agreement
  • Complete and submit Criminal Background Check (mandatory for all Children and Youth Programs) 
Jo Tolliver | Rainbow Village Inc. | 770.497.1888 | jtolliver@rainbowvillage.org| rainbowvillage.org
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