Volunteer Opportunities:

Since 2003, Mika has partnered with our volunteers in building whole relationships with hundreds of students and adults in Costa Mesa.  Mika volunteers are role models, mentors, and friends.  People just like you.

Submit Your Volunteer Interest Form:


Summer Programs

K-3rd grade Summer Reading Program

(Maple Learning Center & Mika Office)

Connects volunteers with K-3rd grade students through activities and learning that boost summer reading retention.

Program Times: Monday - Thursday  10:30am - 12:30pm

Volunteer Commitment: 1 - 4 days a week, July 9 -  August 16

 

4-6th Grade summer Learning labs

(Maple Learning Center & Mika Office)

Connects volunteers with 4-6th grade students through activities and learning workshops that highlight art, science, skills, and fun hobbies.

Program Times: Monday - Thursday  1:00 - 3:00pm 

Volunteer Commitment: 1 - 4 days a week, July 9 -  August 16

 

Mika Christian Surf Club

(click here for Beach Map and more info!)

Connects people from all walks of life together through some common interests: a love of surfing and Jesus!

Surf Club 2018 Dates:  May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11  (8:30am - 2:00pm)

Volunteer Commitment:  Volunteer in the surf, Supply lunch and refreshments, Serve as a beach patroller




Kids

After School Programs

(Maple Learning Center & Mika Office)

Connects volunteers with K-6th grade students through homework help, small group tutoring, recreational activities, and mentoring.

Program Times: Monday - Thursday  3:30 - 4:45 PM (K-3rd grades), 5:00-6:15 (4th-6th grades)

Volunteer Commitment: One day a week for fall or spring academic semester.


Youth

Homework & Hangout

(Mika Office & other locations)

Hangout with youth, help with homework, and mentor youth in the small things of life

Program Times: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday  5:30 - 7:00 PM 

Volunteer Commitment: One day a week for fall or spring academic semester.

 

Youth Group

(Mika Office)

Connects volunteers with Jr. high and high school students in our Mika Youth Group. Help lead Bible studies or worship, provide food, or run group games.

Program Times: Wednesday 6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Volunteer Commitment: Once a week or once a month


Adults

Language Learning Night

(FLDWRK Costa Mesa)

An easy (and fun!) intro for you, your family and friends to engage with neighbors, learn about Mika, and learn Spanish or English! At Language Learning Night, you can be teacher and student while exchanging language with a native Spanish speaker.

Program Times: Every 4th Monday of the Month, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Volunteer Commitment: Attend once a month gatherings

 

Share Your English

(Maple Learning Center, Shalimar Teen Center, Mika Office)

Interested in sharing your English with those desiring to learn? Mika hosts classes for neighbors to come learn and practice their English in 10-week courses throughout the year.

Program Times: 

Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM   (Shalimar Neighborhood)

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM   (Mika Office)

Wednesdays 7:30 - 8:30 PM   (Maple Neighborhood)  

Volunteer Commitment: One night a week for a 10-week course in one of our Mika neighborhoods

 

Mika Leadership Institute (MLI)

(Mika Office & other locations)

Connects volunteers with Mika Leadership Institute students through leadership-focused workshops and trainings. 

Workshop Times: Generally 2 sessions. Each session is about 2 hours and takes place during the Mika Leadership Institute (MLI), which takes place on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

Workshop Ideas: Leadership skills, public speaking, physical fitness, health, spiritual development, career growth, photography, etc


 

Submit Your Volunteer Interest Form:

Have more questions?

Contact our Volunteer & Partnerships Coordinator, Daniel Avila, at daniel@mikacdc.org (949-645-0075) for more information.


Mika CDC Program Locations

 
 
 

Mika CDC Office, 1718 Monrovia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA

Shalimar Teen Center, ThinkTogether, 779 Shalimar Dr # 12, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Maple Learning Center, 1981 Maple Ave, Costa Mesa, CA