Edina Public Schools Volunteer Program
Volunteer Program Update:
We will be launching summer volunteer opportunities in the coming months! Priority will start with volunteers who are already in our system having completed the application/orientation process before COVID-19 closures. If you would like to be added to the volunteer waitlist or learn more when information becomes available, please contact Cheryl Gunness by email or phone: Cheryl.Gunness@edinaschools.org or (952) 848-3944.
Our CommitmentEdina Public Schools is committed to using volunteers to promote and strengthen partnerships between the school and the community as well as to help personalize instruction and enrich curriculum for all learners.
The volunteer program will:
We are committed to working with you to ensure volunteering is a rewarding experience for everyone. Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Edina Public Schools!
- Enrich the curriculum;
- Enhance students’ learning opportunities;
- Offer individual attention to students;
- Increase students’ self-esteem and motivation to learn;
- Provide satisfying opportunities for community members;
- Strengthen community partnerships;
- Provide a multigenerational learning experience; and
- Support efforts to achieve district academic standards.
- Personal satisfaction
- Improved self-esteem and sense of accomplishment
- Opportunities to learn
- Greater knowledge/understanding of school system
- Work Experience
Volunteer Opportunity Examples
The Edina Volunteer program strives to create a schedule that meets your needs. You can volunteer in the morning, afternoon or after school as well as on a weekly, monthly or one-time basis.
- Classroom support (i.e. reading, math, art)
- Before or after school academic support
- One-On-One student mentorship
- Non-academic support
- Media Center support
- Special event support
- And more!