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Make a difference in a child's life!

Mentors and tutors are the foundation on which the Nehemiah Center rebuilds the lives of at-risk children and their families. Whether you enjoy reading, math, arts & crafts, sports, science, foreign language, or you just have a compassionate heart for children, the students need you. To volunteer, please click the link below and create an account to get set up in our volunteer database. If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Deidra Motton at


Summer Program

The Kiwanis Foundation of Houston Summer Program is an all day program in June for prekindergarten through 5th grade.  To volunteer during June 2018 Summer Program, mandatory training sessions will be held at the end of May 2018. Dates to be announced. For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Deidra Motton.

Pre-Kindergarten (3 and 4 year olds)

The three and four year old students focus on learning all Kindergarten readiness skills before entering Kindergarten. There are many ways you can help. Reading with them, helping with craft projects, or helping with their English. Volunteer times are from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

1. Reading and helping an individual student with English.
2. Working on beginning letter sounds and reading sight words.
3. Working on puzzles, “moon sand”, play house, books and letters.
4. Helping the Pre-K Teacher with daily activities.

There are also opportunities available with flexible hours to help the teachers with preparing materials for class.

Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle School, High School

Volunteers have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a student, establishing a unique & rewarding mentoring relationship in either the AEP (After School Enrichment Program) which serves children in grades K-5 or the CPP (College Prep Program) which serves students in grades 6-12.