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Requirements for Volunteers

9 months ago


Any person who volunteers in a school must complete a Laurens County School District 55 Volunteer Application and a Background Authorization Form.   All volunteers must receive training from the district volunteer specialist or a school volunteer coordinator prior to serving.  

 

The training will address bloodborne pathogens, sexual harassment, and procedures that volunteers are to follow in each school.  The application and the Background Authorization Form are available in each school office. 

The completed application may be returned to any school or mailed to:

Lynne Todd, Parenting and Volunteer Specialist
LCSD 55 Administrative Office 
301 Hillcrest Drive 
Laurens, SC  29360




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Volunteer Opportunities

9 months ago

The capacities in which volunteers may assist are too numerous to list.  However, the following  examples illustrate how volunteers can assist in schools. 

· Laminate

· Photocopy

· Fold/prepare newsletters, brochures, etc.

· Help during Book Fairs

· Read with students

· Assist during lunch (open milk cartons, etc.)

· Assist in media center

· Tutor

· Check homework assignments

· Check student materials

· File student work and lesson activities

· Organize materials

· Assist in computer lab

· Take classes to lunch or recess

· Assist in preparation for special events

· Assist with bus duty

· Serve as guest speaker for career awareness

· Help in office (answer telephone, make copies, file)

· Maintain science and math kits

· Chaperone field trips

· Translate/interpret Spanish or other languages

· Help with Field Day

  

              Volunteers will supplement and enrich programs and services in Laurens District 55.

All volunteers must receive training from the district volunteer specialist or a school volunteer coordinator prior to serving.