The volunteer-apprentice relationship is the cornerstone of our Apprentice Program and is one of The Seaport Foundation’s greatest assets. Volunteers work one-on-one and in small groups to guide apprentices through the Apprentice Program curriculum; honing their skills, building their confidence, and developing resilience. This work takes time and patience, and our mentors find it highly rewarding.
Volunteers begin their time at ASF by learning about the many aspects of the Apprentice Program in order to identify the areas where their talents can be most helpful:
Volunteers select the topics in which they feel they can help apprentices the most and the methods they are most comfortable using:
Orientation for mentoring, tutoring, and maintenance volunteers is held periodically on Tuesdays. The Seaport Center is open between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, with the lunch hour beginning at noon.
If you are interested in learning more, just stop by or email Jimmy Gottfried at firstname.lastname@example.org.