Sign up to volunteer with Freedom School

Freedom School is located at One Way Baptist Church at the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Tuckaseegee Rd.

The Family Tree Freedom School Lead Team: Help The Family Tree Freedom School coordinators (Helms and Greg) with recruiting volunteers and collecting donations.  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you would be willing to serve on The Family Tree Freedom School Lead Team.

Harambee Reader:  Harambee is a high-energy pep rally that begins every day of Freedom School with a celebration of reading, learning, and every child’s ability to succeed.  Harambee begins right after breakfast and lasts for 30 minutes.  Come join us for this inpsiring time of songs, dance, cheers & chants, and story time.  If you volunteer to read aloud for Harambee, you will be reading a children’s book of your choosing to our 50 Freedom School scholars.  It’s the best way you could start of your day.  Time requirement:  30 minutes (8:30-9:00 am)  Click here to Sign Up to Read Aloud at Harambee.

On-Site Afternoon Activity Leader: Share a skill, hobby, or interest with scholars in a hands-on way. E.g. art, music, pottery, spoken word, poetry, rap, sports clinic, yoga, craft activity, cooking, etc. Age requirement: Rising 10th grade & older.
Time Requirement: 1-2 hours (1:00-2:45pm) Monday-Friday  Click here to Sign Up as an On-Site Activity Leader.

Field Trip Chaperone: Accompany staff and scholars on field trips to local museums, parks, pools, etc. Volunteer pays for own entrance ticket if applicable and provides own transportation. Age Requirement: Rising 10th grade and older. Time Requirement: 1-2 hours (Typically 1:00-2:45pm) Dates and locations
vary by site.  Click here to Sign Up to be a Field Trip Chaperone.

Supply Shopper: Shop for specific materials for curriculum activities. We provide a new shopping list each week for 6 weeks of summer. Sign up for one or more weeks. Reimbursement available.
Age Requirement: 18+ Time Requirement: 2-3 hours/week Weekly, June 9-July 25.  Click here to Sign Up to be a supply shopper.

Parent Meeting Support: Parents of Freedom School scholars are invited to several informational Parent Meetings during the summer. Help welcome, serve dinner, provide childcare, and clean up. We
appreciate any way that you can support so that interns are free to attend to the parents. Age Requirement: Rising 10th grade & older; middle school students can be accompanied by an adult.
Time Requirement: 2-3 hours/meeting (5:45-8pm) Dates and locations vary by site.  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you are interested in helping with parent meetings.

Site Set-Up – June 16-17: Help Interns as they get their classrooms ready for the scholars to arrive!  Age Requirement: Rising 10th
grade & older; middle school students can be accompanied by an adult.  Time Requirement: As available.   Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you are interested in helping with site set-up.

Jubilee – Thursday, July 13: Celebrate summer learning with ALL our scholars at this special event!  Individuals and groups welcome. Volunteers help set up, guide scholars to their places, serve lunch, and enjoy the fun. Set-up help is also needed on Thursday, July 10. Age Requirement: Rising 10th grade &  older. Time Requirement: 9:15am-2:00pm  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you are interested in helping with Jubilee.

Field Days – July 15-17: Make possible a morning of outdoor games and relays for hundreds of scholars!  Great for individuals or groups. Age Requirement: Rising 10th grade & older; middle school students can  be accompanied by an adult. Time Requirement: 9:00am-2:00pm  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you are interested in helping with field days.

Finales – July 28: Help with the end-of-Freedom School celebration for families. Set up, welcome  families, enjoy the presentation, & clean up. Age Requirement: Rising 10th grade & older; middle school
students can be accompanied by an adult. Time Requirement: 3-4 hours (start ~ 9am).  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you are interested in helping with The Family Tree Finale.

Collect donations- Freedom School requires all sorts of art supplies, snacks, and recycled materials.  Click here to see a list of items to collect.