Volunteer Guidelines

  • Do complete the required Background Check to be eligible to volunteer for anything at Jacob Wismer.

  • Do sign in on the volunteer computer in the front office when you come in to volunteer, and wear your volunteer name tag.

  • Do arrive on time for your volunteer activities, and please call ahead if you are unable to volunteer on your assigned day and time.

  • Do become familiar with classroom policies and practices.

  • Do be respectful of staff planning and teaching time.

  • Do be respectful of teachers’ personal work spaces and the confidentiality of the materials in their classrooms.

  • Do be discreet and trustworthy with confidential matters relating to the classroom and individual students.

  • Do refer any disciplinary concerns to the classroom teacher.

  • Do be sensitive to each student’s individual needs.

  • Do remember to turn off or silence your cell phone.

  • Do refrain from socializing during your volunteer time in the classroom or pod.

  • Do remember you are an important member of the Jacob Wismer community. All of us are working together to give our children the best education possible.