Rochester's Community Wishbook

September 2017 Wish of the Month


  Community Wishbook


ROCHESTER'S  CHARITY  GIVING  GUIDE

The following agencies are looking for Mentors and TutorsPlease click on the charity name for details, including additional information on how to contact them.

Mentors 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester  (mentors to be matched with youth 9 to 16) 
Birthright of Rochester, Inc.  
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.  (mentoring assistance with community outings and classroom activities) 
Compeer of Livingston County  (mentoring, companionship to adults receiving mental health care) 
Compeer Rochester, Inc.  (mentors to be matched with youth and adults waiting for friendship) 
Earthworks Institute Inc.  (mentors in training) 
Girl Scouts of Western New York  (mentors, Gold Award mentors) 
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc.  (mentor members in achieving daily goals) 
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.  (tutors/mentors: adult TASC preparation: high school equivalency) 
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center  (tutors, mentors, performers) 
Regional Ctr for Independent Living, Inc.  (assist in youth group, technology, employment for disabled) 
SewGreen @ Rochester  
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter)  (mentors for youth) 
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County 

Education, Tutors, Docents, Facilitators 
(Also see Mentors) 
A Horse's Friend  (trail guides, equestrian teachers, classroom teachers) 
Alzheimer's Association  (support group facilitators, educators to share information with families) 
Braddock Bay Raptor Research  (nature interpretation, lead walks outdoors, public programs) 
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.  (presentations: woodworking, computers, cooking, horticulture, etc.) 
Cameron Community Ministries  (after-school program: help tutor, read, have fun) 
Catholic Family Center (CFC)  (life skills instructors: parenting workshops, computer skills, GED prep: ESLtutoring; enrichment program providers, homework helpers) 
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society  (museum or lighthouse tower guides) 
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities  (teacher's aide for persons with disabilities) 
The Community Place Aging Services  (instructors: basic computer class, exercise classes, arts and crafts) 
CP Rochester  (integrated preschool program, adult basic education) 
East House  (one-on-one tutors for literacy training, GED preparation, adult basic education, basic computer skills; classroom aides) 
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities  (work with seniors on computers) 
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc.  (tutors in math, reading, and English) 
Friends of the Rochester Public Market  (provide Market information Saturdays, tours for youth groups Thursdays) 
Friendship Children's Center, Inc.  (classroom aides: children's play activities & care) 
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc.  (educational seminars) 
Genesee Country Village & Museum  (gallery docents, village interpreter relief, nature center educators) 
Girl Scouts of Western New York  (trainers, outdoor program trainers, panel-discussion leaders, special-interest program leaders) 
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester  (coaches) 
Greece Historical Society  (museum docents Sunday afternoons) 
Greece Little League  (coaching, challenger program: assist physically challenged child to play baseball.) 
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc.  (help with day programs: art, computers, cooking, etc.; facilitator: keep programs member-driven) 
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Inc.  (one-to-one tutors for reading, conversational English, math) 
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester  (educators) 
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach  (teachers for English-language learners) 
Mercy Bridges  (tutors for adults learning English, and for special-needs adults learning to read, write, and navigate in the community.) 
No One Left Behind  (tutors to teach English) 
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.  (tutors/mentors: reading/writing, math) 
NY Bee Wellness, Inc.  (assist with microscopy) 
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center  (substitute teachers, tutors, mentors) 
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum  (museum docents) 
Recovery Houses of Rochester  (facilitators for life skills) 
Refugees Helping Refugees  (ESOL teachers, sewing instructors, art teacher, music teacher, computer instructor) 
Rochester Academy of Medicine  (help run educational programs throughout the year) 
Rochester Family Mission  (help with Common Core tutoring program, arts & crafts instructor) 
Rochester Hearing and Speech Center  (year-round classroom assistance with preschoolers) 
RSVP of Monroe County – A Program of Lifespan  (tutors for school children, conduct health education classes) 
Saint's Place  (tutoring: assist students with homework, help adults learn English) 
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House  (mentors, trades teachers, GED teachers) 
SewGreen @ Rochester  (instructors) 
Sojourner House at PathStone  (Study Buddy program: one-on-one tutoring & mentoring for school-age children) 
Somali Community Outreach & Education Center, Inc.  (teachers for weekends) 
Wilson Commencement Park at PathStone  (Study Buddy program: one-on-one tutoring & mentoring for school-age children) 
Young Women's College Prep, Inc.  (enhance students' learning experiences) 
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter)  
(After-School program: help children with homework, reading, etc.)


Education, Tutors, Docents, Facilitators 
(Also see Mentors) 
A Horse's Friend  (trail guides, equestrian teachers, classroom teachers) 
Alzheimer's Association  (support group facilitators, educators to share information with families) 
Braddock Bay Raptor Research  (nature interpretation, lead walks outdoors, public programs) 
Bridges for Brain Injury, Inc.  (presentations: woodworking, computers, cooking, horticulture, etc.) 
Cameron Community Ministries  (after-school program: help tutor, read, have fun) 
Catholic Family Center (CFC)  (life skills instructors: parenting workshops, computer skills, GED prep: ESLtutoring; enrichment program providers, homework helpers) 
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society  (museum or lighthouse tower guides) 
Cobblestone Arts Center for Persons with Disabilities  (teacher's aide for persons with disabilities) 
The Community Place Aging Services  (instructors: basic computer class, exercise classes, arts and crafts) 
CP Rochester  (integrated preschool program, adult basic education) 
East House  (one-on-one tutors for literacy training, GED preparation, adult basic education, basic computer skills; classroom aides) 
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities  (work with seniors on computers) 
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc.  (tutors in math, reading, and English) 
Friends of the Rochester Public Market  (provide Market information Saturdays, tours for youth groups Thursdays) 
Friendship Children's Center, Inc.  (classroom aides: children's play activities & care) 
Gathering Place of Purpose, Inc.  (educational seminars) 
Genesee Country Village & Museum  (gallery docents, village interpreter relief, nature center educators) 
Girl Scouts of Western New York  (trainers, outdoor program trainers, panel-discussion leaders, special-interest program leaders) 
Girls on the Run of Greater Rochester  (coaches) 
Greece Historical Society  (museum docents Sunday afternoons) 
Greece Little League  (coaching, challenger program: assist physically challenged child to play baseball.) 
The Hickok Center for Brain Injury, Inc.  (help with day programs: art, computers, cooking, etc.; facilitator: keep programs member-driven) 
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Inc.  (one-to-one tutors for reading, conversational English, math) 
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester  (educators) 
Mary's Place Refugee Outreach  (teachers for English-language learners) 
Mercy Bridges  (tutors for adults learning English, and for special-needs adults learning to read, write, and navigate in the community.) 
No One Left Behind  (tutors to teach English) 
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.  (tutors/mentors: reading/writing, math) 
NY Bee Wellness, Inc.  (assist with microscopy) 
Oregon Leopold Child Care Center  (substitute teachers, tutors, mentors) 
Perinton Historical Society & Fairport Museum  (museum docents) 
Recovery Houses of Rochester  (facilitators for life skills) 
Refugees Helping Refugees  (ESOL teachers, sewing instructors, art teacher, music teacher, computer instructor) 
Rochester Academy of Medicine  (help run educational programs throughout the year) 
Rochester Family Mission  (help with Common Core tutoring program, arts & crafts instructor) 
Rochester Hearing and Speech Center  (year-round classroom assistance with preschoolers) 
RSVP of Monroe County – A Program of Lifespan  (tutors for school children, conduct health education classes) 
Saint's Place  (tutoring: assist students with homework, help adults learn English) 
Saving Grace Ministries of Rochester - Grace House  (mentors, trades teachers, GED teachers) 
SewGreen @ Rochester  (instructors) 
Sojourner House at PathStone  (Study Buddy program: one-on-one tutoring & mentoring for school-age children) 
Somali Community Outreach & Education Center, Inc.  (teachers for weekends) 
Wilson Commencement Park at PathStone  (Study Buddy program: one-on-one tutoring & mentoring for school-age children) 
Young Women's College Prep, Inc.  (enhance students' learning experiences) 
Youth for Christ, USA (Rochester Chapter)  
(After-School program: help children with homework, reading, etc.)

Tutors 
Cameron Community Ministries  (after-school program: help tutor, read, have fun) 
Catholic Family Center (CFC)  (various programs) 
East House  (one-on-one tutors)
Episcopal SeniorLife Communities  (work with seniors on computers) 
First Community Interfaith Institute, Inc.  (tutors in math, reading, and English) 
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, Inc.  (one-to-one tutors)  
Mercy Bridges  (tutors for adults learning English)
No One Left Behind  (tutors to teach English) 
Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.  (tutors/mentors: reading/writing, math)
Rochester Family Mission  (help with Common Core tutoring program, arts & crafts instructor) 
RSVP of Monroe County – A Program of Lifespan  (tutors for school children, conduct health education classes) 
Saint's Place  (tutoring: assist students with homework, help adults learn English) 

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