Opportunities for Volunteering

There are many different positions you can volunteer for with IRCNOCO. Listed below are some descriptions of those positions that will assist you in the volunteer application form further down the page. You can volunteer for whichever day or days fit your schedule on a consistent weekly basis.  Ideally, volunteers for Little Learners will be able to commit to at least one day per week for the semester. Volunteers interested in working in the adult classes as an ESL classroom assistant need to be able to commit to at least one class time per week for the entire semester. If you need a flexible volunteer role check out our Food Truck option below.   

Our current immediate volunteer needs are:

  • Little Learners- Monday or Wednesday 11:00-1:00 pm at IRCNOCO

  • Little Learners- Wednesday 8:30-10:30 am at IRCNOCO

  • Adult ESL class assistants Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 11:00-1:00 pm

  • IT or Tech help, flexible schedule. We need help maintaining our computer lab and technology. Email Joni at joni@ircnoco.org for more details.


Little Learners Classroom Volunteers
Work with our Little Learners Coordinator to help out in our 0-5 years old Little Learners classes located at IRCNOCO: 3001 8th Ave, Suite 170, Evans, CO 80620

Help lead or assist with activities including games, free play, art making, story time, music, and more. 

Summer Semester Schedule-May 28-August 1st, 2019

  • Class One is Tuesday–Thursday from 8:15–10:45 am.

  • Class Two is Monday–Thursday 10:45 am–1:00 pm.

  • Class Three is Monday and Wednesday night 5:15–7:30 pm.

Little Learners at School District 6 Family Center 

Work with our Little Learners Coordinator to help out in our Pre-K and Elementary age Little Learners classes located at the Family Center.  Help lead or assist with activities including games, free play, art making, story time, music, and more. 
Our off-site Little Learners opportunities through our collaboration with school District 6 are listed below.  Classes are located at the D6 Family Center: 1113 10th Ave, Greeley, CO, 80631

Summer Semester Schedule-May 28-August 1st, 2019

  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:45-7:30 pm


ESL Adult Classroom Assistant
Assist our IRCNOCO teachers in the adult ESL classrooms.  We offer classes ranging from English Level 0–5, High school Equivalency Bridge class and Citizenship classes. For adult ESL classroom placements we ask that you commit to at least one consistent class per week for the semester. Volunteer placements are limited in our classrooms, email Joni at joni@ircnoco.org for questions.

Summer Semester Schedule-May 28-August 1st, 2019

  • Morning classes are Tuesday–Thursday from 8:30–10:30 am.

  • Afternoon classes are Monday–Thursday 11:00 am–1:00 pm.

  • Evening classes are Monday and Wednesday night 5:30–7:30 pm.


Tutoring

Work one-on-one or in groups assisting students who are looking for additional help with a range of topics including conversation partners, grammar, reading, writing, computer literacy training, studying for citizenship, etc. Interested tutors work with our Tutor Coordinator to be matched with students based on request, subject, and availability on a case by case basis. Citizenship tutoring requires training with our Tutor coordinator before tutoring.


Food Truck Volunteer — Click to learn more!

 This is a great flexible, low commitment volunteer role. You do not need to sign up or complete a background check or orientation to volunteer at the Food Truck, you can just show up and help out! The general duties of this position include handing out food or goods, and requires lifting, following safety protocol, being outdoors, and standing for a few hours. Additional language skills are helpful too. Volunteers should commit to being there from 9:45–Noon (or until everything is cleaned up). Groups of up to 15 people can come together, but they must sign up beforehand.

  • Meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at the old IRCNOCO site at the First United Methodist Church parking lot: 917 10th Ave, Greeley, CO 80631.


Step 1: Fill out volunteer application

Click on the “Volunteer Application Form” below to fill out a volunteer application

Volunteer Application Form (Click Here)


Step 2: Background Check

We do require a background check on all of our volunteers.  If you know that you want to volunteer you can go ahead and complete the background check now.  However, you are welcome to come to the orientation first and learn more about us to decide whether or not this is a good fit for you before completing your background check.  Once you decide you want to start volunteering then you can complete the background check.  There is a $14 charge for the background check, if this causes any financial hardship please contact Joni Lopez at joni@ircnoco.org for assistance.    


Step 3: Attend a volunteer Orientation

Once you submit a volunteer application you will receive an invitation to attend upcoming volunteer orientations.