MENTORING AND VOLUNTEERING

Volunteering is the sponsorship of time. Help us to ignite a passion for learning, inspire inquisitive minds, and harness the creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit of our scholars. Become a member of our supporting community to provide opportunities and experiences that resonate for a lifetime.


MENTOR Our schools are always seeking positive role models to mentor our scholars. ECS is committed to building meaningful partnerships to support our scholars on their journey to and through college.

SPECIAL EVENTS GUEST COACH/JUDGE Our Debate teams, Science Fairs, and mock Shark Tank, business plans and stock exchange are great ways to volunteer your expertise.

WORKSHOP HOST Presenting workshops on financial literacy, crafting resumes, technology and software, healthy living, sustainable gardens are welcomed seminars for our upper-level scholars.

LITERACY VOLUNTEER Read to a classroom, be an historical visitor on History Day, join us for Dr. Seuss Day.

ON THE JOB Invite an alum to shadow you for a day, host a field trip to learn more about workforce and professions, or provide a summer internship opportunity

HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT Provide guidance on completing applications and building portfolios, conduct mock interviews

COLLEGE & CAREER WEEK Be a guest speaker to help our scholars learn about your alma mater and profession. You can also invite our alum to shadow you for a day, or provide summer Internship opportunities

PRO-BONO SERVICES Provide pro-bono services to our scholars, our families, and our schools

Do you have a suggestion for another way you can support us? Let us know!

To learn more about opportunities to volunteer in the Bronx, please contact Kristine Rivera, Director of Family & Community Engagement. For Stamford, please contact Quentin Phipps, Director of Advocacy and Policy.

For Administrative Internship opportunities, please contact Melanee Farrah, Director Human Resources.

For inquiries on donations, please contact Aya Wakamatsu, Director of Development.