Weekly volunteers: Volunteers
work with children one-on-one or in small groups, helping
them with reading, math or other classroom activities.We provide
an orientation for all new volunteers, as well as Literacy
Training and Math Training for volunteers who choose to help
in these subjects.
Music and Physical Education Volunteers: Art, music
and drama volunteers in classrooms enrich the education
who do not have much exposure to the arts. This can be a
one time visit, or a series of visits. Classrooms
also need volunteers to lead Physical Education classes.
Bureau: Teachers request speakers to talk
to their classrooms on special topics relating to their curriculum.
For example, a doctor has talked about anatomy, a historian
talked about the Civil War, and someone from the garden club
talked about plants. Call us for a list of topics and come
share your expertise
Aloud Volunteers: In
celebration of books and literacy, we hold Read Aloud Days
in which community members visit classrooms and share
story or book with children. Volunteers are needed
to participate in Read Aloud Days, which are held in March
two schools in Pacifica.
High School Senior Exhibition
In collaboration with the Pacifica Chamber of Commerce,
we recruit volunteers to assist in evaluating senior high
school projects.This project involves reading the studentís
research paper, attending their oral presentation and assisting
the teacher in evaluating the project.
Summer School Volunteers: Volunteers
are needed in June and July to help in Summer School. These
volunteers are especially critical, as the children in summer
school are performing below grade level and struggling in
make the experience as rewarding as possible, we make every
effort to accommodate preferences
you have, such as the age of the children you will be helping,
or subject areas you prefer. If you have other ideas for
weíll be happy to discuss them.
Call (650) 355-9432 for more information.
We look forward to hearing you!