District 622 VolunteersWelcome and thank you for offering to share your time, knowledge and abilities with our students. Community volunteers in our schools make a difference and help our students succeed. There are many ways to get involved. Please help us place you by reviewing the following information and then completing the appropriate application and forms.What can I do?There are many ways to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities that match your goals and interests are the most successful for you and our students. To help us match you with a meaningful opportunity, please complete the Volunteer Forms as thoroughly as possible. (Age of student, subject, time commitment)District volunteers help in areas ranging from mentoring to providing office help to serving on committees. Others help teachers create bulletin boards, help staff coordinate special events and fundraisers, chaperone field trips or read books to elementary students.Examples of opportunities:Tutor: Students
Daytime; one hour a week for a minimum of three months. (Math, reading or science. One-to-one or in a small group. All grade levels.)
Tutor adults learning basic literacy skills or working toward their high school diploma. An understanding of the subject area is necessary. Evenings, once a week, for a minimum of six months.
Work in a classroom under the teacher's direction. Daytime, one to three hours; once or twice a week for a minimum of three months.
Test vision and hearing for Early Childhood Screening; Thursday or Friday mornings during the school year. Flexible commitment. Required training available in October or January.
Assist children and adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities during sports and recreation activities, enrichment classes or parties. One evening a week, 6-8:15 p.m.; seven-week commitment.
Meals on Wheels Delivery
Deliver Meals on Wheels, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Regular commitment needed; must be licensed driver.
Parent, curriculum, leadership and advisory committees seek volunteers to serve one to two years. Help determine focus and direction of district curriculum and education goals. Evening meetings.Getting Started
If you are a parent of a student in District 622 and you want to volunteer at your child's school, you may work directly with the school. Click here for more information.