What makes MasterKey work in our community? It is the fact that the organization was founded and continues to thrive based on committed volunteers that bring their experience, their love of others, and their dedication to excellence to the MasterKey team. Together we have made a great impact on our community and as we grow in numbers, that impact will increase dramatically.
Volunteer commitment of time is under your control. There are things to do for one hour of week up to twelve hours of time. Some opportunities involve zero preparation and others require a small amount. Volunteers enrich the life of the ministry in so many ways. There is something to do for everyone!
No preparation opportunities:
After School Program Assistants
1-2 hours a week up to 12 hours of commitment.
Listen to beginning readers, assist with homework, play a game which provides interaction conversationally, or drill students on math flashcards or spelling words. Attention and love is the key to success here.
One hour/four days a week from 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm., Monday-Thursday.No special license required. Clean driving record.
Food Ministry Assistant
Thursdays from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Saturdays from 9:00am – 1:00pm
On Thursdays, assist the food pantry directors in picking up food at the NTFB drop site in Sherman, unload and separate food at the building.
On Saturdays, assisting with the distribution of food, such as intaking inforamtion from our cients, assisting the clients in picking out a predetermined amount of food, stocking shelves, etc. A full list of food pantry volunteer positions are available here.
Small amount of preparation:
Teacher of English as a Second Language Class
Choice of 2 or 4 hours of teaching/ two nights a week, No Spanish required. Maximum prep time – 30 minutes
Love for Latinos and appreciation of their culture; small stipend provided.
ESL or GED Prep Assistant
Attend class and assist teacher; lots of interaction with students side by side; opportunity to make new friends and break down culture barriers.