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Parent Involvement

​Whether their kids are just starting kindergarten or entering the final year of high school, there are many good reasons for parents to volunteer at school. It's a great way to show your kids that you take an interest in their education, and it sends a positive message that you consider school a worthwhile cause.


Many schools now have to raise their own funds for activities and supplies that once were considered basic necessities, and parent volunteers are essential to organizing and chaperoning these fundraising events and other school activities.

Reasons to Get Involved

Parent volunteers offer a huge resource and support base for the school community while showing their kids the importance of participating in the larger community.


Not only will the school reap the benefits of your involvement — you will, too. By interacting with teachers, administrators, and other parents on a regular basis, you'll gain a firsthand understanding of your child's daily activities. You'll also tap into trends and fads of school life that can help you communicate with your kids as they grow and change (all without intruding on their privacy or personal space).


Even if you haven't been involved in the past, it's never too late to start. In fact, it may be more important than ever to get involved when kids reach secondary school. Some parents may experience "volunteer burnout" by the time their kids enter high school or decide that the schools don't need them as much then. Many parents who volunteered a lot of time during their kids' elementary years return to full-time careers by the time their kids are teens, so there's often a shortage in the secondary schools.  

Our Three Pillars


Academic Assistance

  1. Assist parents in building relationships with school, teachers, and administrators

    • Communication tools

    • Policy navigation

    • Parent/family involvement

  2. Connect students with academic resources

    • Tutors/Mentors

    • Enrichment

    • College readiness


Youth Empowerment

  1. Advisory team

  2. Outreach/community service/volunteer

  3. Enhance self-worth and decision making



Community Connections

After School
Think Tank (ASTT)

For more information on our After School Enrichment 

Sign-up to volunteer and assist with our After School enrichment. 

Resources for
At-Home Learning

Become an R3 Participant

Looking to participate in R3 Inc. events and activities? Sign-up now to be added to our list of wonderful youth participants.

  1. Community Events


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