Modesto City Schools hopes to empower the community in making a difference at their schools. A volunteer opportunity allows adult volunteers to assist teachers and staff with supporting the educational needs of our students. It’s a chance to make a difference that will resonate throughout the school. Please contact the school where you are interested in volunteering.
Serve as a positive role model.
Strive for mutual respect and trust.
Assist teachers and staff where they need help.
Support students in their learning.
Be interested in working with young people.
Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures, specifically confidentiality and volunteer policies.
Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments.
Communicate with students during designated school time only, (no social media, email or phone contact), unless specific arrangements have been made with the principal.
Be willing to communicate regularly with school staff and take constructive feedback.
No use of illicit drugs.
No use of alcohol or controlled substances in an inappropriate manner.
Not currently in treatment for substance abuse.
Not currently in treatment for an uncontrolled mental disorder or hospitalized for such in the past three years.
Use only materials provided by or approved by the schools, no political or religious materials may be brought to the school, no proselytizing in any way.
Reliable and consistent.
Encouraging and supportive.
Patient and flexible.
Tolerant and respectful of individual differences.