Are you looking for a place to plug in at Brown? Wanting to do something positive for lots of students and have fun at the same time? Then Recess Rangers may be the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.
Rangers volunteer on the playground during recess at lunch (approximately 12:10-1:25) with 1st-5th graders to be a positive presence on the playground and to engage students in physical activity. Some of the goals for the the Recess Ranger Program:
- RECHARGE- increase student participation in physical activity so that they recharge their brains and are ready to focus when class resumes
- REFRESH- introduce new organized games or activities to increase students’ interest in active play
- RECONNECT- Increase the presence of positive adults to whom students can communicate needs or problems.
We will provide a brief training the week of September 15th during the lunch recess. Your younger children may attend training and the volunteer time, if that assists you in participating in this volunteer opportunity.
I volunteered last year and each time I had so much fun and felt that I had positively connected with at least one student. I am thrilled to be organizing Recess Rangers this year and look forward to working with some great parents. If you are interested or want more info you can email or call me firstname.lastname@example.org or303-949-9539. Look for me on the playground with a Recess Ranger sign too!
Thanks- Betsy Clark (Ellen 5th and Hugh 3rd)