Adult Volunteers

Integrated School Support Program

What will you do?

The Integrated School Support Program (ISSP) provides children with opportunities to learn and thrive in a fun and friendly environment. This program is offered in partnership with other community organizations.

Program Length: 2.5 to three hours weekly, after-school program offered throughout the year.

What’s in it for you?

  • Help children to reach their full potential
  • Meet new people and explore new opportunities
  • Have fun and contribute to your community
  • Develop interpersonal, leadership, problem solving, communication, and time management skills

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Friendly, committed, and reliable
  • Ability to interact with students of diverse backgrounds and ages
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Interest and/or experience in supporting the student’s learning endeavors
  • Interest and basic skills in making learning fun for students
  • Positive attitude, good literacy skills, and enjoys working with elementary age children
  • Good role model
  • Experience with special needs children is an asset

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Support staff with program delivery, activities, games, and snacks as directed
  • Contact Program Coordinator if you are unable to attend a scheduled session
  • Follow Volunteer Resources standards of conduct
  • Ensure a positive, comfortable, and productive learning environment
  • Be a good role model
  • Ensure that the participants have an enjoyable learning experience and stay on task
  • Follow the guidelines set out by the program coordinators

We're currently looking for volunteers for this program!

Volunteer positions are available at a Forest Lawn area school on weekday afternoons. If you're interested in volunteering, please complete an application and we will contact you as soon as possible.