Fewer volunteers are used in secondary schools than at the elementary level.
However, there are many ways in which they can help in middle and high schools.
Below is a list of ways that secondary level schools can utilize volunteers:
- Sign-up as a special speaker about careers related topics and experiences, etc.
- Help students in the guidance office find answers to questions about careers and universities
- Help students on special projects
- Help students with resource materials in the library
- Assist in the school clinic
- Read textbooks to students with reading programs
- Assist students with various special needs
- Assist in science labs
- Assist in vocational classes
- Accompany students on choral, band, club or athletic trips
- Assist talented students in art, music, acting, etc.
- Help arrange field trips
- Sponsor school clubs
- Assist in developing school publications
- Assist in putting on student performances
- Help students who were absent make up assignments
- Help non-English speaking students with vocabulary and conversational skills
- Assist in organizing a college fair
- Assist teachers in gathering resources for units of study
- Serve as math tutors
- Serve on a “homework hotline” team
- Assist athletic coaches
- Serve as a listener for students
- Perform clerical duties
- Assist in arranging and supervising special school events