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Classroom Speakers 

Discuss personal areas of expertise in a classroom setting. Topics might include careers, hobbies and travel.  Time Commitment: During the school day, amount of time will vary.  Schools: Elementary, Middle and High. 

Classroom Volunteers

Work regularly with a classroom teacher. They help students and assist with projects and field trips. Time Commitment: During the school day, average of one hour per week, regularly scheduled.  Schools: Elementary and Middle. 

Clerical Volunteers

Help with typing, photo copying, and clerical duties in schools and offices.  Time Commitment:  During the school day, average of one hour per week.  Schools: Elementary, Middle and High. 

Special Needs Volunteers 

Work with students with special learning needs at schools.  Time Commitment:
During the school day, average of one hour per week. Schools: Elementary, Middle and High. 

Health Room Volunteers

Help with the management of a school's health room. They provide comfort to students and help with student health screenings.  Time Commitment:  During the school day, average of one or two hours per week.  Schools: Elementary. 

Listener Volunteers

Act as supportive adult friends to students identified by guidance counselors.  Parents or grandparents cannot be listeners in their own child’s school.  Time Commitment:  Weekly, during the school day.  Schools:  Elementary and Middle. 

Media Center/Library Volunteers 

Help students select books, work at the circulation desk and help shelve books.  Time Commitment:  During the school day, average of one or two hours per week.  Schools: Elementary, Middle and High. 

Read Aloud Volunteers

Inspire students to be readers by helping them learn to appreciate stories and books.  Time Commitment:  During the school day, average of one hour per week, on regular basis.  Schools:  Elementary. 

Special Activity Volunteers 

Help with a specific project at a school or at a district office. Projects include; school supply drives and giveaways; Clothing Bank Drives; book fairs; curriculum fairs, student competitions.  Time Commitment:  Depends on the activity, usually short-term and intensive.  Schools:  Elementary, Middle and High. 

Volunteer Tutors

Give students extra help with academic subjects, especially at the middle and high school levels.  This opportunity requires special training.  Time Commitment:  During the school day, average of one hour per week.  Schools:  Elementary, Middle and High. 

Youth Mentors 

Serve as positive role models for students who need motivation to stay in school.  Mentors offer a listening ear and encouragement.  Time Commitment: On a consistent basis, depends on Mentoring agency.  Schools: Elementary, Middle, and High. 

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