You can help our organization with:

  • Make a donation
  • Connect us with potential donors
  • Host a fundraising reception
  • Help with donor and foundation prospect research
  • Food shopping
  • Picking up prescriptions
  • Household projects
  • Database management
  • Weekly book-keeping tasks
  • Tax preparation and filing
  • Space
  • Flatware, glassware, etc.
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Flowers
  • DJ
  • Sound System
  • PR
  • Material Design
  • On-site volunteers for set up, break down, etc.

You can help our kids by providing:

  • GED study prep and registering for the GED
  • ACT test prep
  • SAT test prep
  • College applications
  • Financial aid application 
  • Homework tutoring (college level)
  • Help with study and organization habits
  • Medical care
  • Dental care
  • Counseling care
  • Help acquiring health insurance
  • Help with writing
    • Resumes
    • Letters of recommendations
    • Internship research and applications
  • Providing jobs and internships to our kids
  • Entrepreneurial business planning assistance
  • Arts mentoring and instruction
  • Creative sector career planning assistance
  • Temporary housing
  • Financial literacy coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Help getting IDs: passports, social security cards, driver’s permits and licenses, birth certificates
  • Driver’s education
  • Driving kids to appointments, etc.
  • Flight, train and bus tickets to get our college students back and forth from school
  • Airline miles, hotel points, etc.
  • Computers, printers, peripherals
  • Phones and chargers
  • Phone plans
  • Art supplies
  • Cameras, video cameras, lenses, lights, etc.
  • Video/photo editing, graphic design software
  • Music recording equipment
  • Music mixing software
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Bikes
  • Bike equipment (locks, helmets, lights, etc.)
  • School supplies
  • Dorm room needs
  • Tux rental and other prom expenses
  • Clothes for graduations, job and college interviews, etc.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with AOK. We are excited by your enthusiasm for our organization and hope we can find ways for you to get involved that will both benefit our kids and provide you the sense of community that we all value so deeply.

In order to make the best match of your interests and our needs, we request that you review and fill out the questionnaire below. (Please note: volunteers who work directly with young people will have to undergo a background check.)