Become a Volunteer

Volunteers can…

  • Work with students at and away from school
  • Become tutors or mentors
  • Serve as readers, listeners or speakers
  • Help in all areas of a school building, particularly in the lunchroom and library
  • Be “Principal for a Day”
  • Help a specific student, teacher, administrator, or the school in general
  • Sponsor events, activities or programs
  • Serve as advisory committee members

Volunteers can…

  • Chaperone a field trip
  • Create a telephone network to communicate with parents
  • Design displays and bulletin boards
  • Prepare refreshments for students and teachers
  • Donate materials, supplies, in-kind services, or motivational incentives for teachers and students
  • Serve as advocates for students, teachers and public education
  • Share professional development sessions with teachers and administrators
  • Facilitate information dissemination where they work or within organizations that they belong to

Volunteers can…

  • Help build students’ self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Give students extra chances for success
  • Inspire enthusiasm for and encourage academic pursuits
  • Give students instant feedback
  • Add another adult friend to a student’s experience
  • Increase a student’s knowledge about the world
  • Introduce volunteerism to our youth
  • Establish school/community/business links for quality education