Benefits to the school
As a volunteer you are in a position to positively influence Immanuel Christian School:
- you serve as an ambassador of the school due to your experience and added knowledge of the school and programs;
- you supplement the school’s resources through the skills you supply;
- you give teachers more time for specific tasks such as instruction;
- you allow for additional services or programs to be offered;
Benefits to the volunteer
As a volunteer it is hoped that you will benefit from your time at Immanuel Christian School:
- in developing or refining your own skills;
- in receiving the appreciation and respect of students and staff;
- in achieving the satisfaction of making an important contribution to the Immanuel Christian School community in the sharing of skills, interests and experiences;
Matching the person to the job
It is important that your skills are properly matched so that your time is valued and used effectively. This develops a greater sense of self-worth on your part and a greater sense of appreciation on the part of the teacher for the work done.
Volunteering Positions Available
Harvest Bazaar & Auction
We encourage all families to volunteer for the bazaar or auction. It is the most significant fundraiser for the school. The school hosts this all day event on the last Saturday in November. The day begins with the bazaar and silent auction and is followed by the live auction. It is a very labour intensive event.
*Easy to accumulate volunteer hours with this event!
Hot lunch program is offered twice a week. Volunteers are required the day of to assist with the setup and serving of meals
Driving and supervising students on class trips.
Coaches required for extra-curricular sports.
Supervising students during lunch recess.
Assisting the librarian with various library tasks.
Assisting the primary students with games and snacks. Assist with event supervision, timing and encouragement.
Organize and/or assist with the hot lunch provided for the event.
SAM (Special Activity Month)
A special activity is held on four consecutive Friday afternoons in Jan / Feb (i.e. swimming, skating, curling). Driving and/or assisting with the activity.
The school welcomes grandparents or senior friend to the school. The day includes visiting classrooms, book fair and lunch. Volunteers are required to assist with the setup, preparation and serving of meals and cleanup.
This is annual event is organized and run by a committee of volunteers from the school. It takes place late May /early June.
Many times throughout the year baking and fresh food items are requested for various functions.
Can you decorate , play the piano, lead a choir, assist with costumes and props? We could use your help!
We are always in need of help to maintain the building and grounds.
This is a monthly fundraiser. It involves ordering, sorting and distributing cheese to our school families and supporting community.
Magazine Subscriptions / Cookie Dough Sales / Chocolate Bar Sales
These fundraisers are launched in Sept / Nov / Mar and volunteers co-ordinate the program.
The fundraising committee’s challenge is to raise funds during the school year to help offset costs.
If you’re interested in helping any one of these programs please let us know, new talent is always welcome.
Please consider your support in these areas.