About Our Volunteers

Volunteers are welcomed at all Unit 4 schools. Each year over 1,000 volunteers donate over 15,000 hours of time to our schools: tutoring, mentoring, or assisting in our classrooms. Public school districts cannot success in their mission without the dedication and support of the many volunteers who work in our classrooms. We are grateful for the caring and commitment of our volunteers and can honestly say we cannot do it without you.

What Must I Do?

All regular volunteers (one hour a week or more) will be required to:

  • Download and fill out a volunteer application
  • Pass a background check
  • Sign in and wear a nametag when you're in the school building
  • Attend an orientation/training session at the school site. 

Where Can I Volunteer?

Please contact the volunteer coordinator at the school where you would like to volunteer. The school coordinator will explain opportunities available at the school.


Who Can I Contact at Franklin?

For volunteering opportunities in our school, or for more information, please contact Kathy Tomas-Stagg at the email address listed below.

Kathy Thomas-Stagg - thomaska@u4sd.org (link sends e-mail)

217-351-2819

Who should I contact with further questions?

Contact Community Outreach Coordinator Lauren Smith by phone at 217-351-3722 or by email at smithla@u4sd.org (link sends e-mail)

Want to Volunteer?