Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved in the College & Career Academies of Rockford!

Academy Expo: October 16, 2024

Join us for our career exploration event for all 9th graders in RPS. This event demonstrates regional careers through hands-on activities.

Site Visits or Job Shadows

Host students from one to four hours at your business to demonstrate careers in your industry.

Volunteer in Classrooms

Volunteer to guest speak in a classroom to discuss your career or participate in a mock interview to help prepare students for real interviews.

Volunteer at Events

There are several events for students throughout the year, and we need your help! Join us for the Medical Terminology Quiz Bowl, Cardboard Canoe Races, Engineering Showcase, Business Competition, Job Fairs, and more!

Questions about Academy volunteer opportunities or want to get involved?

Contact Jessica Hayes at 779-770-5036 or Email Jessica Hayes

Academy volunteers must also complete the required RPS 205 volunteer form on this page.

Volunteer Questions?

Ask the Family and Community Engagement Department
Email FACE Department

Community Partners

Our students, schools and community benefit from engaged, supportive partners. We see that generosity in our schools every day.

Whether you spend an hour once a year or once a week supporting our students, staff and families, we appreciate you. Thank you for supporting Rockford Public Schools!

RPS 205 community partners are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on an organization’s name for more information.

Have a question or an addition?

Send questions and requests for organizations to be added to this list to the Family and Community Engagement department: Email FACE Department.