Volunteers

Volunteers play a vital and meaningful role in:

● Increasing students’ motivation for learning
● Supporting students academically and socially
● Strengthening school/community relations through positive participation
● Enhancing school programs and activities

Volunteer Expectations

● Be appropriately dressed (no clothing implicating drug/alcohol use or inappropriate language)
● Have a positive, professional attitude
● Be on time with regular attendance
● Use appropriate language
● Enjoy working with staff, students and other volunteers
● Give appropriate notice when canceling your commitment

Volunteer Procedures

● Always sign in at the front desk and obtain a name-tag
● Always wear a name-tag while volunteering
● Arrive at the school at least 5 minutes before your assignment to give yourself time to sign in and get to your destination
● If you are having problems with a student, ask the nearest staff member for assistance
● If you are having problems with a staff member, talk to the office.
● Make outside arrangements for childcare of non-school age children
● Please ask for help if you have questions
● Make appointments to confer with your child’s teacher outside of classroom time, not during your volunteer time

Safety and Liability

● Always work in a public area on site with a student
● Never go off site with a student, or give them a ride in your car
● Teachers and staff are responsible for communication with parents, not volunteers
● Respect confidentiality regarding students, staff and school information. Do not give out personal information
● Respect student privacy (including your own child) by not discussing their classroom performance, behavior, or home life with the student or others
● Should any type of drill or incident happen (fire drill, lockdown, etc) please follow staff member directions for proper procedures

Rights of Volunteers

Volunteers have the right to:
1. Know as much about the school as possible, including its policies, people and programs
2. Be heard, show their perspective and feel free to make suggestions
3. Receive sound guidance from the staff and volunteer coordinator
4. Say ‘no’ to any assignment with which they feel uncomfortable

Volunteer in one of our schools

Family Center

Recurring Volunteer opportunities
  • Volunteer to teach a community ed class
  • Volunteer on our Community Education Advisory Council
  • Reading Corp. Community Member
  • Community Education or Early Childhood Advisory Council
  • Volunteer in a classroom
  • Volunteer as a grandma in our ECFE classrooms
  • Scholastic book ordering
One Time Volunteer Opportunities
  • Wreath or flower fundraiser delivery volunteer
  • Field trip parent participant

Primary School

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Reading Buddies
  • Literacy Boost
  • Art Room
  • Book Fair
  • Vision/Hearing Screenings
  • Popcorn Fridays
  • Lunchroom
  • Homecoming Activities
  • End of Year Carnival
  • Cutting/Assembling/Stapling Projects
  • Walk-A-Thon
  • Fundraiser Prep Work
  • Picture Day
  • Grandparents Day
  • Misc. projects for staff
  • Classroom Help

SIGN UP HERE

Volunteer Contact

Lisa Bekius

Lisa Bekius

Intermediate School

Recurring Volunteer Opportunities
  • AR Store
  • AR Points
  • Mileage Club
  • School Store
  • STEM Station Monitor
  • WATCH DOGS
One Time Volunteer Opportunities
  • Book Fair
  • Tiger BINGO
  • Popcorn Helper
  • Picture Day
  • Hearing & Vision Screening
  • Dress as the TIGER Mascot
  • Walk A Thon & Other Fundraisers
  • Fundraiser Prep
  • Silent Auction
  • Staff Appreciation Lunch
  • Grandparents Lunch
  • Field Day
  • Carnival
  • Science Fair Judge
  • Various Tasks/Projects for Teachers
  • Various Tasks/Projects for School-wide event

Volunteer Contact

Danielle Opay

Danielle Opay

Middle School

Middle School
  • Selling ice cream (weekly on Fridays)
  • Classroom helper
  • Fundraiser prep and distribution
  • Activity night chaperones (3 times per year)
  • Prestige Card program- connecting with local businesses
  • Lunchroom
  • Classroom Tutoring
  • Field trip volunteer chaperone
  • Band and Choir concert volunteers

High School

  • Collaborate with our schools as a local business partner.
  • Volunteer to join our local Learning and Living committee.

Learning & Living

Directions for Background Checks

STEP 1
Review the overview of background check process.

STEP 2
You will need to provide the following information:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Address

STEP 3
Click to complete the application.

Please note: Volunteer Background Checks are valid for 3 years.