Project 1: Voluntutors

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” - Elizabeth Andrew
Project Overview
The Voluntutors website aims to support k-12 teachers and students by matching them with tutor and volunteer organizations from colleges across the country. They provide free resources to educators, tutors, and volunteers as well as help connect teachers with organizations who are eager to help their students. Their overall goal is to provide resources and opportunities that can help k-12 students learn, stay on track, and stay engaged amidst the current crises.
My Contributions
- Assisted in designing the UI/UX & color/typography.
- Worked with exec board regarding management and leadership
- Produced consulting reports regarding ways to shrink operating costs, increase efficiency of development.
- Recommended "Lean Startup Structure," where teams are formed around the founders of the company with flexible and direct goals.
- Brainstormed potential avenues to develop partnerships and connections with other non-profit organizations, school systems.
Voluntutors
Web Design, Outreach and Operations
Jun 2020 - Oct 2020
Voluntutors is a organization dedicated to match college-level academic tutors one on one with K-12 students. It was created with the intention of helping those who have faced difficulties with online and hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Voluntutors website aims to support k-12 teachers and students by matching them with tutor and volunteer organizations from colleges across the country. We provide free resources to educators, tutors, and volunteers as well as help connect teachers with organizations who are eager to help their students. Our overall goal is to provide resources and opportunities that can help k-12 students learn, stay on track, and stay engaged amidst the current crises.

The website is currently under construction. It allows teachers to create a profile for their classroom. This is essentially a posting. Organizations create accounts and can then look through the classroom profiles using our search page to search by subject, grade, and category. An organization can then contact the teacher using the contact button on the profile. Our website also features educator and tutor resources free and available to the public.