INNOVATIVE, RELEVANT AND PERSONALIZED

Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer at Springs Studio

#10: It's good for you.
  • Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards.
  • Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.
  • Makes you healthier: You are more positive; strengthening the immune system.
#9: It saves resources.
  • Volunteering provides valuable community services so more money can be spent on local improvements
  • The estimated value of a volunteer's time is $15.39 per hour.
#8: Volunteers gain professional experience.
  • You can test out a career.
#7: It brings people together.
  • Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal
  • Building camaraderie and teamwork
#6: It promotes personal growth and self esteem.
  • Understanding community needs helps foster empathy and self-efficacy.
#5: Volunteering strengthens your community.
  • Support families (additional support)
  • Improve schools (tutoring, literacy)
  • Support youth (mentoring and after-school programs)
  • Beautify the community (cleanups)
#4: You learn a lot.
  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.
  • Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs.
#3: You get a chance to give back.
  • People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about.
#2: Volunteering encourages civic responsibility.
  • Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community and the people who live in it.
#1: You make a difference.

Volunteer Opportunities in District 49

WatchDOGS As we work through innovation to improve our opportunities, we are also striving to build stronger relationships in our community. There are many ways you can get involved in your schools.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, complete the online application, and then visit the human resources department located at 10850 E. Woodmen Road in Peyton. Please include a personal email address in your application, so we can inform you immediately after your application is approved.

At our human resources department, you'll complete a fingerprint-based background check, submit a valid identification and pay the $20 processing fee. All personal data and background check information remains confidential. As part of standard school safety practices, all volunteers and visitors to District 49 schools must provide a photo ID each time they visit any district facility.

If you'd like a visual representation of this process, download the District 49 volunteer induction workflow document (PDF, 72KB).

 Start Volunteer Application


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