Volunteer

Everybody can play a part in school life: give an hour, a week, a month, a year or just a smile!

At FIS there are many opportunities for parents to play a role at their children’s school.

- Elected Parent Representatives and Board members. Elections take place at the end of the school year and elected parents commit to serve for a minimum of one year.

- Volunteer either as a class parent or to help with community events. 

Elected Parents

  1. Parent Representatives are elected for one year at the Annual General Meeting and their role is to:
    • Foster communication between parents and FIS staff
    • Take part in pedagogical councils:
      • Primary Council
      • Secondary Council
      • Victor Segalen Council
    • Sit on at least one Committee:
      • Cantine Committee
      • Bus Committee
      • Uniform Committee
      • Community Events Committee
      • Sustainable Development Committee
  2. Board members, elected for 3 years at the Annual General Meeting, undertake to:
  • Define the school’s strategy
  • Provide a solid financial and legal environment
  • Define the lines of management for Human Resources, Development and Marketing and Communications

More details on the Governance page.

Volunteers

1. Class parents sign up for a school year to:

  • Be in touch with teachers and other parents in their class
  • Attend parent meetings for Secondary

2. Volunteer parents commit​ to different times depending on their availability and preference: 2 hours, 2 months or the school year.

  • Join a team to organise a community event such as:
    • TKO School Fair in November/December
    • CW School Fair in February
    • Swimathon in March
    • Gala Dinner in March
    • JL School Fair in June
  • Participate in talks and panel discussions: share your expertise, host a coffee-meeting, recommend resources. 
  • Commit for a year and join one or more committees:
    • Canteen Committee
    • Bus Committee
    • Uniform Committee
    • Community Events Committee
    • Sustainable Development Committee

To volunteer, fill out the online form and let us know your availability and preferences or contact the Events Committee at community@lfis.edu.hk

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