Tag: JABA

  • Have some time to help refugee ESL students? Become a FISH volunteer

    Have some time to help refugee ESL students? Become a FISH volunteer

    If you have just one hour a week to have lunch with one of our refugee students, we need you! I am looking forward to my 8th year of volunteering twice a week as a FISH tutor/mentor for ESL students at Jackson-Via Elementary School.  These students (about 60, most of whom are refugees) are very eager, enthusiastic learners who […]

  • Come FISH with us! New TUTOR/MENTORS needed for Friends in School Helping

    Come FISH with us! New TUTOR/MENTORS needed for Friends in School Helping

    Come FISH with us! We are casting our lines for new FISH mentors for our Friends in School Helping program. The upcoming training dates are 8/7 Charlottesville, 8/21 Louisa, 9/3 Charlottesville and 10/10 Charlottesville. More dates may be added if needed. New volunteers may attend any trainings regardless of their county of residence. Please contact FISH@jabacares.org for […]

  • Hope to see ScratchJr in Cville area schools this year!

    Hope to see ScratchJr in Cville area schools this year!

    I have been using the online Scratch programing interface with 3rd and 4th grade students during my volunteer time at Jackson-Via Elementary School, so I was really interested  to learn about the new ScratchJr which has been developed for 5-7 year olds.   Young students learn very quickly how to create and control characters on the […]

  • Have some time to help with refugee ESL students? Read about these kids @cvilletomorrow

    Have some time to help with refugee ESL students? Read about these kids @cvilletomorrow

    If you have just one hour a week to have lunch with one of our refugee students, we need you! I am looking forward to my 8th year of volunteering twice a week as a FISH tutor/mentor for ESL students at Jackson-Via Elementary School.  These students (about 60, most of whom are refugees) are very eager, enthusiastic learners who […]

  • JABA Volunteer Opportunities for July

    JABA Volunteer Opportunities for July

    Volunteer Opportunities Got an hour? Have a Smile? Enjoy driving or chatting on the phone? Experienced in the legal or medical field? Like spending time in boutiques? Feel reenergized working with children or older adults or both? Join JABA’s Volunteer Services program and make a difference in the lives of others. One hour a week […]

  • Have some time to help? JABA needs VOLUNTEERS this summer

    Have some time to help? JABA needs VOLUNTEERS this summer

    Volunteer… FISH-Friends in School Helping, our school based mentoring program needs summer volunteers in the Extended Ed program in Fluvanna and in Club Yancey in Albemarle County. We are currently speaking with interested people for the 2014-2015 school year for Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna and Louisa schools. Twice is Nice Store -sorting, stocking or helping customers, retail […]