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Raising Expectations educates, engages and empowers our youth with a unique mentoring and tutoring
program designed to bring out the very best the have to offer academically, socially and culturally.

  • Raising Expectations Programs
    • Our Model
    • Educate
    • Engage
    • Empower

Prior to attendance at a Raising Expectations volunteer training, we want all of our volunteers to have an introduction to our organization and the work we do. We believe that volunteers need to know our expectations for them upfront so that they truly understand what it means to commit to our organization and the youth we serve. As you watch the video, please complete the short questionnaire below.

Raising Expectations Volunteer Orientation

Orientation Questionnaire

  1. Our belief is that children will live up to the that are set for them.

  2. Raising Expectations mission is to support youth by providing which of the following?

    Recreational Activities Mentoring Support
    Healthy Eating Academic Support

  3. Raising Expectations has been serving children and youth in Atlanta for .

  4. Ideally, we would like you to serve with us for

  5. Raising Expectations specifically serves students within Atlanta Public Schools' cluster schools and serves which two Atlanta neighborhoods?

    Ashview Heights AU Center Bankhead
    English Avenue Hunter Hills Vine City
    Washington Park

  6. Our organization goals are to provide youth with the opportunity to do which of the following:

    Higher Academic Gains
    Graduation from High School
    Post Secondary Education Plans
    Armed Services Enrollment
    Obtaining a job after high school
    Increasing standardized test scores (ACT/SAT)
    Increase End of Course Exam Scores

  7. is the key characteristic in affecting change in the lives of our children.

  8. RE volunteers should have an understanding that the challenges our students content with before they walk through the doors of our site and that they should not take any of those and personally.

  9. The and behaviors of our youth is an outward reflection on their outward experiences but, despite this, they continue to each year because they want a better life.

  10. While volunteering with RE, you will work with the same family. Which of the following comprise a family? (Select all that apply)

    Volunteers Parents Teachers
    RE Participants STEM Academic Leaders
    Community Members

  11. are the learning blocks that comprise Raising Expectations' Academic Tutorial Academy.

  12. One of RE's fundamental beliefs is that effective tutoring stems from .

  13. After watching the video, in what ways do you see yourself being able to impact our youth?

  14. There are two ways to volunteer with Raising Expectations. They are:

    Volunteer day(s) per week AND Saturday per month
    -- OR --
    Volunteer day(s) per week AND Saturday per month

Raising Expectations' programs take place Monday through Thursday as follows:
  • Middle School: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday (4:00 - 6:30PM)
  • High School: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (5:00 - 7:00PM)

Please indicate which day(s) you would like to volunteer and with which grade level.

Monday (Middle School Only) Tuesday (High School Only) Wednesday Thursday

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th - 12th Grades No Preference

In order to begin volunteering with us, attendance at ONE volunteer training session is MANDATORY.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
4:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Raising Expectations Program Space
225 James P Brawley DR NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(.5 miles north past WalMart)


Thursday, February 4, 2016
4:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Raising Expectations Program Space
225 James P Brawley DR NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(.5 miles north past WalMart)

Please make a selection below.
  • I will attend volunteer training on Wednesday, February 3 from 4:15pm - 6:45pm.
  • I will attend volunteer training on Thursday, February 4 from 4:15pm - 6:45pm.
  • I am unable to attend either training. I understand that additional trainings have not and may not be scheduled for this semester. I will email to inquire about other options.

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