Volunteering

 

Volunteers are crucial to meet all of the needs of our students. Before volunteering, each volunteer is required complete this application and background check. There is no fee for the background check. Please print and complete the application and drop off at the front office.

 

Bromley East Charter School no longer requests 40 volunteer hours per year, per family. We all know how valuable our children's education is and we just ask that you support that in any way possible. If you can donate time, supplies, gifts, books or whatever is needed, please do! 

Please consider joining the PTO - we have lots of opportunities for people to help make Bromley East Charter School even better!

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Fall Festival in October

  • Teacher meals during conferences 

  • Donate items during the Thanksgiving food drive

  • Holiday Shop in December

  • Participate in the Holiday Toy Drive

  • Chaperone dances

  • Parent Gala

  • Teacher appreciation events throughout the month of May

  • Color Run in the spring

 

10 Reasons to Volunteer 

Thinking about why you should volunteer? See a list of reasons that will help you make up your mind.

 

#10: It’s good for you.

Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It:

  • Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns.

  • Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one’s fate, strengthen 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.

As a volunteer you assist in:

  • 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.

As a volunteer you help:

  • Support families (daycare and eldercare)

  • Improve schools (tutoring, literacy)

  • Support youth (mentoring and after-school programs)

  • Beautify the community (beach and park cleanups)

 

#4: You learn a lot.

Volunteers learn things like these:

  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.

  • Government: Through working with local non-profit agencies, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of our government.

  • 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.

Every person counts!

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