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 outside of your own child’s classroom or possibly even school. Guides assist in subjects such as math, reading, and handwriting. Need is primarily at the Elementary level. September - June
Mentor (during school hours): Minimum one year commitment required.
Meet for approximately 25 minutes to 1 hour weekly on school grounds with a child who would benefit from a one-to-one friendship with an adult. Individuals complete an extensive screening process that includes application, interview, reference checks, and National Background check. Training provided.
Child Outreach Screener: LINKS recruits child outreach screeners for the COZ run Child Outreach Services Program. Volunteers visit area preschools and work directly with children in a screening process that identifies needs for additional services. Training provided. Generally consists of a two to four hour commitment several times per year. Pool of volunteers exists so that individuals can participate at time that meet their schedules.