Brooklyn Guernsey Malcom Schools


Mission: BGM schools represents the public school district for students living in the communities of Brooklyn, Guernsey, and Malcolm in east-Central Iowa. The district serves about 550 students and works with students from Pre-K to 12th grade.

Location: Brooklyn (14.6 miles from Grinnell College)

Needs: Tutoring, reading with students, cultural awareness activities



  • One-time events: yes
  • Ongoing: yes


When is service needed: Summers months we are off; December and May are too busy.

Number of hours: Flexible hours, as much or little as is possible for the volunteer


  • In-person: yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: no
  • Fully virtual possible: no


Background check required: yes


How to apply: Contact Elementary Schools Principal Mary Sherwood by email:

Contact: Mary Sherwood, Elementary Principal, District office: 641-522-7058; Elementary 641-522-9268  Secondary 641-522-7058,


Address: 1090 Jackson St  Brooklyn, IA, Brooklyn

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