“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”  Helen Keller

Volunteers are an important part of the team of people that make Glenridge Elementary a strong and effective learning environment for our children. Volunteers make differences in small ways that add up to big results; every day schools are asked to do more with less and family involvement is needed more than ever to fill in the gaps. Research shows that when parents get involved in school, children do better. They perform better on tests, get better grades and have fewer discipline problems.

Anyone can be a volunteer including moms, dads, grandparents, aunts and uncles. Start the online application process now and you could be involved before you know it!

In order to volunteer at Glenridge, you will need to apply online.
VIPS is for parents, families, and community members who are looking to assist in school learning, activities, competitions, or events. However, it is not for the fulfillment of court-required community service or other obligations imposed for violations of the law. Volunteer categories include:
  • Field trip volunteer driver
  • General volunteer
  • Interpreters
Those wishing to volunteer can select one or many schools to support and will be required to reauthorize and update the application and background check before beginning volunteer service each school year.
Volunteers can make a difference in the lives of students every day, and a robust volunteer program is important to our schools, staff, and students in successfully preparing them for their futures.

Teachers can always use extra help! Contact your child’s teacher or the office to find out what you can do.

In cooperation with The Interurban Center for the Arts (sponsored by the Green River Community College Foundation), Glenridge PTO volunteers provide monthly art lessons to all of our students. The Art Docent program at Glenridge gives our students an opportunity to learn about different artists and works of art from different cultures.  We have a wonderful set of art to share this year; volunteer to help with this amazing program!  Training classes start in September, contact us today!

Volunteering at Glenridge is a great way to show your kids that you take an interest in their education, and it sends a positive message that you consider school a worthwhile cause.

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