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Volunteers & Partners

Thousands of individuals serve as volunteers in our school each year. In fact, during the 2016-2017 school year, more than 23,000 volunteers and partners in education donated approximately 334,000 hours of service in VBCPS. The value of this service is estimated at more than $8 million*.

Volunteer opportunities may include:

Serving as tutors, mentors, or guest speakers
Providing assistance in classrooms, cafeteria, library, or main office
Organizing student enrichment and recognition activities
Supporting special events, athletics, school planning councils, and advisory boards
Visit vbschools.com/getconnected to browse volunteer opportunities by school or level and find an opportunity that fits your interests and talents. In addition:

Parents can contact the PTA/PTSA at your child’s school to inquire about volunteer opportunities.
Community members may complete a Request to Volunteer form to obtain assistance with placement at a school and return the completed form to the Office of Community Engagement.
Grandparents, seniors, and retirees are encouraged to review information regarding the Golden Circle Program, which recognizes volunteers age 55 and older for their service in our schools.
*Calculations based on the Independent Sector Organization's estimated hourly value of volunteer time for 2016 which is $24.14 per hour.