When schools and families work together to support learning, everyone benefits.
- Students do better in school and in life.
- Parents become empowered.
- Teacher morale improves.
- Schools get better.
- Communities grow stronger.
Volunteers help schools deliver services to students and schools that go above and beyond what can be provided through district resources. Have you considered volunteering in your child's school or classroom?
- Would you like to work directly with students?
- What kinds of volunteer opportunities would you enjoy?
- What days and time work for you?
- Do you feel prepared for the volunteer experience?
- What are you looking for in your volunteer experience?
What You Need to Be a Volunteer
- A genuine interest in helping children
- A commitment to volunteering
- A positive attitude
- School volunteer training
- Regular attendance
What School Volunteers Do
- Reinforce skills taught by teachers
- Give students individual attention
- Provide enrichment to the curriculum
- Assist teachers with classroom duties
- Provide services that support schools and programs
Support for School Volunteers
- Teachers can organize tutoring/mentoring opportunities in the classroom
- Schools can help volunteers find opportunities within programs, the office or the library.
- Parent-teacher organizations need volunteers for special PTO events, parent leadership roles and committee involvement.