Volunteer Opportunity

Homework Help Tutoring Program

OC Community Resources
OC Public Libraries
Garden Grove Regional Library

Adults, college students and high school students interested in making a difference in their community are invited to volunteer their time to tutor children and help them with homework assignments.  The Garden Grove Regional Library is seeking volunteers who can commit to a one- or two-hour weekly shift for several months between the months of September through May.  Homework Help sessions are not scheduled during school holidays.

This is a great opportunity for individual high school students or high school club members to earn community service hours. College students interested in volunteering or interning may also apply.

Homework Help sessions are conducted in the library’s children’s section under the direct supervision of library staff.

Volunteer duties may include one or more of the following activities:

  • Listen to children read
  • Help children with math, spelling and reading assignments
  • Assist children with research for class projects

Minimum age to volunteer:

  • 14 years of age or entering the 9th grade

Skills or Qualifications Needed:

  • High school students must provide proof of a 3.0 GPA
  • Desire to help children succeed academically

Time commitment:

  • Schedule a one- or two-hour weekly shift for several months between the months of September through May. (More than one weekly shift may be scheduled.)
  • Volunteer shifts may be scheduled between 4 – 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Volunteer shifts must be scheduled on the same day throughout the month; however, the day may be changed on a monthly basis, if needed.

Location of Library & How to apply:

Please pick up an application at the children's section of the Garden Grove Regional Library.  The library is located at 11200 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840.


Please contact Deby Eddy at (714) 530-0718 or Debra.Eddy@occr.ocgov.com