My volunteers are a vital component to the success of the students, the flow of the classroom and my sanity. Listed below are the numerous tasks which I need volunteers. Please read through them and hopefully something will jump out to you and can fit in our schedules.
#1- Basic Needs (copying, cutting, sorting, filing, etc) weekly or bimonthly
#2- Fluency Passages (1 min reads with students) Weekly-same time each week (budget 45 minutes)
#3- Best Work/Portfolio Filing (take down old Best Work, put various papers in portfolio) Weekly
#4- Science Helper (fall/winter) collect and bring supplies in for science projects, will act as mad scientist assistant, aid students
#5- Ag Helper (winter /spring) collects supplies, lead small groups in planting and plant observations. Weekly or bimonthly depending on person (same time each week/bimonthly)
#6- Field Trip Chaperones
#7- Celebration Volunteers – lead small groups in projects, crafts, games, and cooking during our in class celebrations
#8- Scholastic Parent- Manages, tracks, and sorts all scholastic book orders for the class. Must have easy access to internet (I have a great resource person who knows all the ins and outs)
#9- Take home projects (cutting, sorting, measuring, etc- random things for future projects)
#10- Returned Work Sorter- Sort graded and returned work by student put into each student’s returned work folder and returns them to school so I can pass them out.
#11- Library Parent- checks out books from public library to enhance classroom learning.