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DPSCD Volunteer Today!

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Detroit Public Schools Community District Volunteer Today! Volunteering is a great way for parents, community members, businesses, and other stakeholders to assist with the district's continued rebuilding and recovery efforts. Below is a summary list of what you can do to help! 'LET'S READ!' Time Commitment - 1 hour Weekly Let's Read is a community-based tutoring and reading enrichment program to support students and teachers in the classroom. Volunteer are trained and placed at local schools to read with children during the school day. Contact for more information. 5000 Role Models of Excellence Time Commitment - 1-hour Weekly - 5000 Role Models is designed to develop a leadership pipeline for young men utilizing school-based and community mentors and role models engaged through themed weekly meetings, a monthly speaker series, community service projects and college access support. Contact for more information. Lunch Duty/ Arrival and Dismissal Time Commitment - up to 5-hours per week - Lunch duty / Arrival and dismissal assists during the busiest times of school giving you an opportunity to connect and converse with many students while helping maintain a positive culture and safety in and outside the school free of altercations which can occur without more adult support. Contact for more information. Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Time Commitment-2-hour Monthly Meeting-Join your school PTA comprised of parents and teachers working together organizing fundraisers, events, and coordination of student support. Contact School Advisory Council (SAC) Time Commitment-2-hour Monthly Meeting - SACs are constructed of 19 stakeholder groups all vested in the success of the school supporting the principal's vision for student success. SAC members focus on chronic absenteeism and other student resources to eliminate student barriers. Contact for more information. Alumni Council Time Commitment-2-hour Monthly Meeting - The alumni council is composed of alumni members of all current and former DPS and DPSCD high schools focused on the continued connection between our alumnus and the current activity of students in our high schools. Contact for more information. Gardening and School Beautification Projects Time Commitment - Project Based - Work with your local school staff to identify, organize, and implement a beautification project through the farm to school program. Build school pride engaging students and the entire community. Contact for more information. Family Resource Distribution Center Time Commitment 2-hours Weekly - Organize, deliver, and supply parent visitors with basic needs resources through the districts partnership with Amazon and Feed the Children donors. for more information. Go to to complete your volunteer application. Need support? Call 313-873-7490. DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY DISTRICT Students Rise. We All Rise.

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