Rays of Sunshine Service Sites

FALL 2017 CALENDAR

What is Rays of Sunshine?
The RAYS OF SUNSHINE SERVICE PROGRAM provides Villanova student volunteers the opportunity to tutor, mentor, and support children in inner-city Philadelphia schools and community centers on a weekly basis.  Classroom training is provided, as well as transportation to all sites. 

Fall Kick-Off Meetings

6:00-8:00 pm, West Lounge, Dougherty Hall

  • Tuesday, September 12th 
  • Thursday, September 14th

Join us for a kick off to service!  Learn more about our service sites and meet our service site representatives, learn more about the process for securing your background checks, and gather with others looking to serve in our local community! Food and refreshments provided!

Weekly Service Opportunities  

September 15th – December 8th
 

Upper Merion Area Middle School

  • Tuesdays, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesdays, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Upper Merion Area Middle School offers a wonderful opportunity for Villanova student volunteers to tutor and mentor middle school students both during the school day, as well as within the after school program. Volunteers will assist with homework tasks and provide valuable mentoring to students interested in attending College after High School.  Upper Merion Middle School in located in King of Prussia, PA. This site is supported by Federal Work Study.

Northern Children’s Services

  • Wednesdays,  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Thursdays,  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Northern Children’s Services is an after school program located in Roxborough, PA. Villanova student volunteers tutor children in mathematics and reading and are encouraged to assist in leading various recreational activities, including volleyball, dodgeball, and basketball.  This site is supported by Federal Work Study.

Overbrook Educational Center

  • Fridays 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Overbrook Educational Center is an after school program located in Philadelphia, PA. Overbook Educational Center provides a unique service opportunity as almost 30 percent of the students are blind or visually impaired. Villanova student volunteers tutor children in mathematics. This site is supported by Federal Work Study.

Contact the RAYS OF SUNSHINE Student Executive Board for information on how to register for these service opportunities! 

Tutor and Student

Rays of Sunshine Tutoring