A-B Tech calls for variety of volunteers

Press Release

From A-B Tech:

A-B Tech Community College’s Volunteer and Intern Services Program is recruiting for the following volunteer roles on the Asheville Campus.

Mentors for Fall 2014 semester for veterans enrolled at A-B Tech. Mentors meet with their mentees at least once a month in person and converse weekly by email or telephone. Orientation and mentor workshops provided. Currently the Mentor Program is a pilot program, serving students who have the skills to succeed but need mentoring support to reach their goals.

Registered/certified therapy dogs are needed to offer emotional support and stress relief to students and staff under the Volunteer Services Office’s Therapy Dog Program. The teams are stationed at several areas on campus, including the library, veterans’ lab/café, student services and arts and sciences. Teams also take part in special activities on campus. Therapy Dogs Teams are in demand.

Financial Aid volunteers are needed to help students file their FAFSA forms online. Volunteers are also needed for office support in Financial Aid.

The College also needs Vet Connections Café volunteer stationed for 2-3 hours a week in the room that caters only to students with veteran’s status. Be there for support for veterans who come to the lab for camaraderie, to study and for tutoring services.

Contact Jeralie Andrews, Coordinator of Volunteer/Intern Services, for an interview and orientation, at 828-398-7761 or jeralieeandrews@abtech.edu

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