In Schools at Reid Park Academy is in need of the following volunteer
positions for our student and family Fall programming:
Coach/Tutors/Homework Helpers (30 requested): Will provide
one-on-one or small group support from one hour to up to two hours after school
for elementary and/or middle school children. Volunteers are asked to commit to
at least once a week on an ongoing basis. There is a particular need for math
tutors for middle school (pre-algebra, beginning algebra).
Buddies (25 requested)- Will provide one-on-one support to
individual students as a role model, motivator and personal advocate. Will
strive to reach the goal of build self-esteem and confidence in the student and
supplement the work of CMS and CIS program staff. Volunteers will be trained
ahead of time by CIS Site Coordinator as to developmentally appropriate topics
of discussion and receive continued support. Mentors/Meal Buddies are needed for
all grades, but especially middle school. Volunteers are asked to commit to at
least once a week on an ongoing basis.
Girls' Nutrition &
Fitness Program Assistant (1-4 requested): Will assist
female CIS Site Coordinator and/or School Nurse on Wednesdays after school
during the months of September and October in setting up programming, passing
out snacks/meals, lesson planning, photo-copying and monitoring students. If a
volunteer has a special interest in healthy eating and nutrition, she may
also serve as a guest speaker.
Pro Dads Program Assistant (1-4 requested): Will assist male CIS
Site Coordinator during programmed dates (TBD) in setting up programming,
passing out snacks/meals, lesson planning, photo-copying and monitoring
students. If a volunteer has a special interest in male-specific issues, he may
also be considered for the role of a guest speaker or Career Coach.
Moms' Support Group
Assistant (1-4 requested): Will assist female CIS Site
Coordinator in monthly (3rd Thursday evening of each month) meetings in
September, October, November and December. Will assist in confirming attendance
by phone, establishing programming, passing out snacks/meals, lesson planning,
photo-copying and collection of materials. If a volunteer has a special interest
in positive female parenting issues, she may also be considered for the role of
a guest speaker.
Specialist (1-4 requested): Will make phone calls to confirm
attendance and arrangements for CIS-sponsored events periodically throughout the
school year (examples may include contacting families regarding home visit
appointments, college visits, Parent Support Groups, Student Groups, Open
Houses, and family-focused social events). Times and dates TBD.
Student Support Group
Assistant (1-4 requested): Will assist CIS Site Coordinator in
biweekly student support group meetings during the school day (times and dates
TBD) in regard to lesson planning, photocopying, setting up materials and
snacks, cleaning up and engaging students. Volunteers who have a special
interest in teaching, anger management, career development, and
fitness/nutrition are especially encouraged to apply.
support from our wonderful volunteers is truly appreciated and our goal is to
match volunteers to students and programs based on his/her individual and unique
volunteers must be registered and cleared through the CMS online form. Further
questions about these CIS-specific roles can be directed to: Ambrosia Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org/ 980-343-5035.