Volunteer with us!

 

Volunteers are always welcome! We would love for you to come and help us. Volunteers help us in every aspect of our department. From office work to notetaking to research assistants. Any hours that you can contribute will be appreciated. We will work around your schedule. You can download the volunteer sign-up sheet here.


The Benefits of Volunteering with Us:

  • Satisfaction of helping others
  • Making new friends
  • Learning about different life experiences
  • Improving interpersonal skills
  • Increasing self-esteem
  • Gaining work experience
  • Enhancing your resume
  • Volunteer hours can be recorded on your college transcript.
  • Volunteer hours can be used as service points for campus organizations.
  • Types of Volunteer Jobs Available:

Notetaker:

Takes comprehensive lecture notes for hearing impaired, physical impaired, or learning disabled students.


Proctor:

Oversees administration of exams for students with varying disabilities.


Reader:

Reads textbooks and library research materials on tape for visually impaired and learning disabled students. Can be done in the privacy of your own home, with flexible hours.


Research Assistant:

Assists in the use of library databases and retrieving books, journals, and articles for visually impaired and physically impaired students.


Scribe:

Writes down information dictated by a visually impaired, physically impaired, or learning disabled student.


Sighted Guide:

Provides assistance in navigating the FAU campus for visually impaired students.


Tutor:

Provides one-to-one and small group tutorial assistance in various subjects to students with varying disabilities.

For more information please contact Michelle at:

(561) 297 3880

or by Email at mshaw@fau.edu

Click here to record Volunteer hours at Noble Hour

FAU Campuses: Boca Raton/Davie/Dania Beach/Fort Lauderdale/Jupiter/Treasure Coast Boca Raton Campus Danie Beach Campus Davie Campus Fort Lauderdale Campus Harbor Branch Campus Jupiter Campus Treasure Campus
 Last Modified 9/26/13