Volunteer at Pathways

To increase the program's effectiveness and expose our youngsters to a more diverse populace, we are searching for caring, passionate adults to volunteer their time and talents.


Direct service with youth:

  • Job Club Presentations (nurses, lawyers, accountants, etc.)
  • Job Site Visits for students
  • Tutoring Middle/High School students in math, science
  • Reading/Writing groups
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Recreation/Dance
  • Food preparation
  • Yoga
  • Finances
  • Coordinating Community Service Projects
  • Computer Skills

Indirect service:

  • Wrap Christmas presents
  • Assist with Thanksgiving celebration
  • Assist with annual Walk-a-thon

For all potential volunteers, there will be an interview with the Community Education Coordinator. We are flexible about your volunteering schedule (once a week, once every other week, etc.), but volunteers should be willing to make a long-term commitment out of concern for our youngsters.
All volunteers will be required to submit a background check


  • Be timely (volunteer will contact the program if late or absent)
  • Appropriate dress/conduct
  • Minimum commitment of once a month (ideally once a week)
  • Appreciate our kids for who they are
  • Set proper boundaries with students
  • Don't make promises you can't keep
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Focus on youth
  • Be a positive role model
  • Work well independently and work well with staff
  • Most importantly: Have fun and be yourself!

If you are interested in volunteering, call us at 860-229-2776 or email gelterich@snet.net.

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