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 Forest Lawn Library. If you're interested in volunteering, please complete an application and we will contact you as soon as possible.