Grinnell Middle School

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Mission: The Grinnell-Newburg School District, in partnership with the entire community, will empower every student to become a lifelong learner who is a responsible, productive and engaged citizen within the global community.

Location: Grinnell (1.1 miles from Grinnell College)

Needs: Here are some of the ways that Grinnell College students volunteer with GMS:

  • Connecting Grinnellians – Grinnell College students tutor GMS students on a weekly basis
  • Invisible Closet Support – Grinnell College students organize and maintain the invisible closet at GMS
  • ELL Tutoring – Grinnell College students provide tutoring to support needs of students who are learning English
  • Art Club – Grinnell College students provide a weekly after school art program (check with Tilly Woodward at Grinnell College Museum of Art)
  • LINK Mentoring – Grinnell College students volunteer through LINK Mentoring and mentor GMS students on a weekly basis
  • Other Mentoring – players from the Grinnell College women’s basketball team mentored GMS students on a bi-weekly basis


Volunteers:  needed on an on-going basis

When is service needed:   year-round

Number of hours: Flexible, as much or little as is possible


  • In-person: yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: yes
  • Fully virtual possible: no

 Background check required: Yes, depending on work


How to apply: Please do not contact this organization directly.  Contact Ryan Solomon for information about opportunities.

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