General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: DC Bilingual offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Below are only a few suggestions:

    -- Listening to or reading stories to groups of students
    -- Helping in our classroom or school library
    -- Putting up displays or bulletin boards in classrooms or hallways
    -- Typing stories or other student work
    -- Participate in fundraising and community outreach programs
    -- Helping teachers make various teaching tools for students (flashcards, minibooks, etc.)
    -- Working with students on teacher-planned activities (centers, practicing math facts, etc.)
    -- Volunteering to share a talent (cooking, sewing, construction, music, art, gardening, keyboarding skills, languages other than English, reading, etc.)
    -- Volunteering to present to a class or the school about your profession
    -- Contacting community members to share or present at our school
    -- Organizing classroom materials, cupboards, files, storage areas etc.
    -- Work on school beautification projects (plant flowers, hang signs and banners, decorate the teacher’s lounge or visitor waiting areas, create bulletin boards)
    -- Help plan after school enrichment opportunities/clubs for students
    -- Participate in school renovation workshop meetings
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; adult groups of less than 5; families with children; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams; adult groups of 6 or more, including corporate teams
  • Hours Needed: business hours during the week; evenings during the week; daytime on the weekend