Volunteering on Your Own

community_serviceBelow is a link to local nonprofit agencies that you can contact for possible volunteer opportunities:

Community Service Agency_Contact_Info


Awards & Ice Cream – Thur June 5

200179052-001All AOMS Kids Korps / Teen Korps members are invited to attend our Awards and Ice Cream Party to Celebrate your Volunteerism in the 2013-2014 School Year!

In addition to ice cream & awards, we will do one last quick campus clean up as our final service project of the year.

Date: Thursday, June, 2014*
*Rescheduled due to the original May date being canceled by the wildfires.

Time: 1:15-2:00 PM

Location: AOMS Commons/Lunch Area

RSVP: Email Liz at KidsKorpsAOMS@gmail.com by June 2 so we know how much ice cream to get!

Day of the Teacher – Wed May 14

2014 Kids Korps Flower Pens 020Thanks to all our great Teen Korps volunteers who helped make Teacher’s Flower Pens for our AOMS Staff and Teachers.  We will be delivering these pens to teachers and staff on the morning of Wednesday, May 14, which is CUSD’s Day of the Teacher.

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On Campus KK Mtg: Thurs Mar 20

Date: Thurs, March 20

Time: 1:10-2:00 PM

Location: AOMS Lunch Tables

Details: Our youth volunteers will be helping make life-saving paracord bracelets to donate to our military servicemen.

RSVP: Please let us know if you will be there by emailing KidsKorpsAOMS@gmail.com

paracord survival bracelet

We will be sending the bracelets that we make through Operation Gratitude:

Operation Gratitude annually sends 100,000+ care packages to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in harm’s way, to their Children left behind, and to veterans, First Responders, Wounded Warriors and their Care Givers.  Click here to read how these paracord bracelets are used by our military.

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AOMS 7th Grader’s Essay Wins Award

Sophie Zane AOMS Kids Korps MemberSophie Zane, AOMS Kids Korps Member

In her Feb 2014 Essay Submitted to the Kids Korps USA 2014 “Biggest Little Hearts Essay Contest,” AOMS 7th grade Kids Korps Member, Sophie Zane, shared what Kids Korps has meant to her:

Philanthropy: A word that had embedded itself into my life at an early age and has developed my sense of compassion and understanding towards others. By our affiliation with Kids Korps USA, some projects amaze me by showing me how much of an impact a family of four can have on a whole spectrum of our community…. Click here to read Sophie Zane’s complete Kids Korps Essay