Volunteer in a Elementary School Essay

600 Words Feb 13th, 2011 3 Pages
Mildred Rivas
Social Justice
Volunteering in an elementary school
Volunteering is a fulfilling experience. Many people do not take the opportunity to
volunteer in their children’s school for a variety of reasons. In fact, volunteering at your child
school give you a lot of opportunity and experiences. Personally, I began my volunteer
experience this year at Irving Elementary School, ever since that first volunteering opportunity
available to me. From helping young students with homework and teacher with grading a few
paper to preparing assignments for the next , and making photo copy, collating, packet
preparation. So why should we volunteer? We should volunteer to support our communities and
world. Let me
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Also, volunteering is a huge
resource and support for the school community while its showing the kids the importance of
participating in the community. Meanwhile volunteering in my daughter school will gain a first-
hand of my daughter daily activities and some insight into trends and fads of school life that will
help me communicate with my daughter as she grows and changes. Beside, volunteering at my
daughter school gave me the opportunity to go on a field trip, which this gave me the chance to
get to know all of the kids in her class.

This proved to be a blessing to carrying on meaningful conversation with my daughter about her
peer interactions. As well, volunteering at my daughter school gave me a basic idea of what my
child should be learning and mastering. It also, exposes me to children of different backgrounds
and incomes. In addition, your learn more about your child school district and will be able to
knowledge it when it comes to school board decisions. Not only, will you gain the trust of
children you help, you will gain the respect of the teacher who so desperately need all the help
they can get. You will see the needs of each classroom and know invariably what they are
lacking in tools and resources to be the best place for the children to learn. Field trips and
excursions outside their school can also enable you to give the children a better grasp or…