How do I Get Involved?

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ASPIRE is appreciative of any donations whether monetary, goods, or services. Please contact us at 562-904-8145 if you are interested in donating.

Are you in High School or an adult and would like to give back to the community? Volunteer your time by helping the ASPIRE elementary and middle school students complete their homework. Please fill out an ASPIRE Interest Form and submit to the ASPIRE office. If interested in volunteering for other departments in the city please visit the volunteer page.

Job Opportunities:
"ASPIRE Program Leader" staff must be a high school graduate and have at least 2 years of experience with youth. The experience can be paid or volunteer. In addition, candidates must pass the ability to assist test as well as reading, writing, and math tests. Staff also go through a background check and drug screening. Please visit the City of Downey's employment opportunities webpage to see if ASPIRE is currently recruiting for ASPIRE Program Leader positions. If the recruitment is closed, you may fill out an Interest Card and you will receive an email notification when the position is open for recruitment.


Help out the school sites by donating school supplies and materials. Please ask your Site Director what supplies are needed.

Support Your Program Site:
Show your support by attending your child’s ASPIRE Open House, ASPIRE Family Night, other special events, as well as participating in fundraisers.

We utilize a few parent volunteers when we go on field trips. Let your Site Director know if you are interested.

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