Educational Resources

JLM volunteers understand the importance of outside education enrichment opportunities to a young person’s development and place a priority on providing these experiences to students across the Gulf Coast area.

Many JLM resources are available for educators. If you are interested in any of the listed programs, please click the contact button for the program, which will enable you to email the volunteer chair of the individual program to express your interest in attending or request additional information.

 

Preschool Age Children

Exploreum Wharf of Wonder – Organizes and provides opportunities to organizations that cater to preschool and school age children to attend the Exploreum Hands On Science Museum.

Kids in the Kitchen – Provides hands on cooking classes and exercise seminars for parents and children to encourage healthy eating and lifestyles.

Reading is Fundamental – Provides literacy programs for area preschool program working with the RIF grants program.

 

Elementary Age Children

Downtown Walking Tour (4th graders only) – JLM’s popular historical downtown walking tour. Goal is to teach Mobile County fourth graders about the history of Mobile.

Exploreum Wharf of Wonder – Organizes and provides opportunities to organizations that cater to preschool and school age children to attend the Exploreum Hands On Science Museum.

Kids in the Kitchen – Provides hands on cooking classes and exercise seminars for parents and children to encourage healthy eating and lifestyles.

 

Middle School and High School Age Youth

YADA House (Young Ambitions Discovering Art) – JLM Signature Project
To provide opportunities to high school students to experience the magic of art while saving money to attend college.

 

Teachers

Community Assistance Fund – Allows JLM to respond financially to needs and opportunities without the required volunteer component or project involvement. Review this site if you are interesting in getting CAF specifications, timeframes, and applications.

Community Collaboration Meetings – JLM reaches out to our community by offering opportunities to work together with other nonprofit agencies and schools to discover ways that we can collaborate to improve the effectiveness of agencies, services, and programs in our community. Meetings are no charge and held at the Junior League of Mobile on a semi-annual basis. Scheduled meetings are always posted on the JLM’s main public page of our website. Review this site for more information regarding these exciting opportunities.

Community Action Team – JLM “Community Action Team” projects focus on short, intensive projects/events that can be done in a single day or weekend. Once identified, JLM provides trained volunteers and funding to accomplish the project. On this site, review past projects, current projects and get applications to apply to be on JLM’s Community Action Team.
Since program participation is limited in some cases, schools with limited resource options are prioritized. Check with the chair of the program for program availability prior to making any plans to attend. Please understand during your budgeting process, JLM can not transport or pay for transportation for students.