Your time and talent is essential in creating a strong, supportive school community. Please consider ways in which you can become involved. No matter how or when you are able to volunteer, every individual who volunteers contributes to the same goal...enhancing the educational experience for the children of North Kingstown!
You MUST also provide a BCI in order to volunteer in any school for any reason.
Academic Reading and Math Guide: (Placement is for at least one hour/one time per week with more available.) Guides assist in subjects such as math, reading and writing during class time. Need is primarily at the Elementary level.
Mentor (during school hours): (Placement is for one hour/one time per week during school hours.)
Minimum one-year commitment required. Meet with a child who would benefit from a one-to-one friendship with an adult. Meetings take place on school grounds, during school hours only. Individuals complete an extensive screening process that includes application, interview, reference checks, and National Background check. Training required and provided.
Child Outreach Screener: (Placement time commitment varies based on volunteer’s schedule.)
LINKS recruits child outreach screeners for the Office of Family Learning (OFL) run Child Outreach Services Program. Volunteers visit area preschools and work directly with children in a screening process that identifies needs for additional services. Time commitment is two to four hours per week several times a month as screener’s schedule permits. Training required and provided.