Due to new Bright From the Start licensing regulations taking place on October 1, 2018, Sisu is requesting that any potential volunteers, interns, therapy-shadow interns, work-learners, nursing instructors, and nursing students please follow the instructions included in the attached fingerprint registration application and complete the process at least 2 weeks before your site work begins.
Classroom Volunteers, Interns, Therapy-Shadowing, & Work-Based Learners:
To become a classroom or facility volunteer you must complete an application packet and attend a volunteer orientation. Classroom volunteers will need to complete a background check, be fingerprinted, and have a TB test. You must by 16 years old to volunteer in a classroom. Please download this form and follow the instructions for fingerprinting. Once finished, please turn in (via email or mail below) the filled out applications and fingerprint registration number to Sisu so we can complete your application process on our side!
Nursing Instructors & Students:
Please download this form and follow the instructions for fingerprinting. Once finished, please turn in (via email or mail below) the filled out applications and fingerprint registration number to Sisu so we can complete your application process on our side!
**Please write your designated school in the top right corner of your form (for example: if you attend Clemson University as a nursing student, please write “Clemson Nursing Student” in the top right corner of the form. If you are an instructor at Clemson, please write “Clemson Nursing Instructor”).
For mailing, please send to:
Sisu, Integrated Early Learning
Attn: Katie Zottnick
2360 Murphy Blvd. / PO Box 5758
Gainesville, GA 30504
If you have any questions about the forms or volunteering with Sisu, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Katie Zottnick, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of current Volunteer Opportunities, please see below.
2019-2020 School Year
Back to School Bash – at Sisu – September 7th
Volunteers needed to help with stations.
Community Outreach Day – at Sisu – October 4th
Volunteers needed to help with interaction of trucks.
Sisu Costume Parade – at Sisu – October 31st
Volunteers needed to help with trick-or-treating!
Festival of Trees – Ramsey Ctr. @ Lanier Tech – December 6th
Volunteers needed to help set up with Qtego, Auction items, Coat Rack, etc.
John Berry Concert @ Brenau Pearce Auditorium -December 17th
Volunteers needed to set up equipment (morning) and break down equipment (evening-midnight).
Art with Emily – at Sisu – February
Volunteers needed to assist with art class.
Prom – at the Civic Center – February 22nd
Volunteers to help set up our prom and serve snacks
Supplying Lunches for Alternative Spring Break – March 2-6th , 9-13th
Volunteers needed to provide lunches for alternative spring breakers serving Sisu from University of Michigan & University of Vermont! Contact Sisu for more information.
Sisu Easter Egg Hunt – at Sisu – April 3rd
Volunteers needed to help hide eggs for our kiddos to find!
Rock in the Spring – Left Nut Brewery – April 25th
Volunteers needed to help set up tents and tables, then break them down after the event is finished.
Staff Appreciation Week – at Sisu – May 4th – 8th
Help us show love to our amazing staff members!
Family Fun Day – at Sisu – May 15th
Volunteers needed to man game stations and accompany the children to each station.
Volunteers needed to help supply and plant school-acceptable (non-poisonous) flowers and bulbs along Sisu’s drive.
Assorted Facility Projects
Volunteers needed to help with assorted facility projects, including installing playground equipment, cleaning, and painting.
Other Opportunities Available
Morning & Afternoon Support in Classrooms
- Scan Documents
- Research Grant Opportunties
- Address Invitations