The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.

/ Oscar Wilde

WHY VOLUNTEER

  • School volunteers enable teachers to provide students with individualized instruction and enrichment activities by offering them volunteers to assist in classrooms, thereby allowing teachers to give special attention to students needing more help.

  • To free other school personnel to meet the needs of students more effectively by providing volunteer assistance.

  • To strengthen school-community relations by providing a menu of opportunities for interested parents and community members to participate effectively in school programs.

  • To help parents and community members learn more about District and school objectives/programs by providing volunteer orientations and training.

  • To introduce school volunteerism to corporations holding a personal stake in the success of our students and the future workforce.

  • To broaden students' experiences through interaction with volunteers by providing adult role models to assist the students with tutoring and mentor opportunities.

  • To provide enriching intergenerational experiences for students and senior citizens who help educate students about the lifelong process of growing up.

Contact us

Interested in increasing employee satisfaction? Contact our Partnerships team:

Development Office

The Joshua School

2303 E Dartmouth Avenue

Englewood, CO 80113

Tel: (303) 758-7171

development@joshuaschool.org

Who can volunteer?
  • Parents, students, individuals from our personal and business community. People of all ages, from all walks of life who share an interest in helping children.​

  • People who feel the need to support and help the schools in their effort to educate each child to meet his or her full potential.​

  • Those individuals who recognize that well-educated children are our greatest natural resource.​

  • Anyone who has a skill or talent that can enrich the school program.​

  • Someone who wants to learn about their own community and help to create better conditions.​

  • People who want to experience the rich satisfaction of helping children.