Volunteer opportunities for pta 2018-19
Classroom Volunteer – Help plan and coordinate classroom or grade level parties with other parents. See Classroom Volunteer page for more information. Most volunteer time is a few weeks before the party and during the party date. Classroom Volunteers are also involved in Teacher Appreciation Week.
Classroom/Grade Level Parties – Assist classroom volunteers with details executing parties for the classroom or grade level. Assistance needed in planning and on the day of the party. Parties are held on:
Winter Parties- December 21
Valentine's Parties- February 14
End of Year Parties- May 30
Library Helpers – Assist with re-shelving books and other miscellaneous jobs to assist the Librarian. Will be 1-2 hours of volunteering on set days.
Guided Reading Library Helpers- Assist with re-shelving books and checking in the Guided Reading Books used by the teachers and students. This role is during the school day throughout the school year. Will be 1-2 hours of volunteering on set days. Prefer Volunteers are the same each week or on a rotation of a few parents to learn the check in system.
Thursday Folders- Help file and sort information sheets for Thursday folders. Opportunity is on Thursdays between 9:30 am-1:45 pm and takes approximately 15-30 minutes. Each classroom needs a parent or parent team to commit to this opportunity consistently each week.
Health Screens – Help the school nurse complete health screens of students. This role will be one or two days during the school day in the Fall.
WATCH D.O.G.S- Volunteer opportunity for Fathers, Stepfathers, Grandfathers, Uncles, and other Father figure role models in a student's life. Male volunteers assist with school activities (such as carpool, GMT, PE classes, recess, helping in the cafeteria, etc.) on campus during the school day. They also serve as another set of eyes to increase security in the school.
Fall Book Fair – Assist during Book Fair by volunteering to help with setup, previews, operate the register, re-shelf books and other duties. Shifts will be during the weeks of October 17-19 and October 22-26.
Teacher Time Off- Assist the Librarian in scheduled activities with the students in the Library while classroom teacher finishes up final grading and projects. Teacher Time Off occurs twice a year, a couple weeks before Winter Break and a few weeks before the End of the School Year. This is daytime volunteer opportunity.
Science Night- Come learn all about different forms of science, chemistry, engineering, and physics during this Family fun event. Teachers create cool science themed hands on centers for the students to explore and learn all things science. Help at the event by assisting students with activities and making sure tables are supplied with materials. Held in correlation with the Science Fair in January.
Walk-A-Thon – Assist PTA with executing our largest fundraiser. Roles include water station, cheering stations, counting laps, set-up and clean-up along with volunteer roles to help plan the event. Walk-A-Thon is Friday, November 2nd.
Teacher Treats – Provide cookies, brownies, and sweet treats for the teachers and staff on December 19th.
Val-o-grams- this PTA fundraiser takes place the week of February 11-13 during lunch for each grade level. Parent volunteers are needed to man the sales table, assist students in purchasing and filling out the actual Val-o-gram to send to friends and teachers in celebration of Valentine's Day.
Spring Book Fair – Assist during the Book Fair by volunteering to help with setup, student previews, man the register, re-shelf books and other duties. Shifts will be during the weeks of February 20-22, with actual sale days February 26-March 1.
Spring Raffle – Held in conjunction with Spring Book Fair. This role will man tables during lunch times to collect funds from the students and help students make selections for the raffle. Opportunities during the week of February 27-March 1.
Spring Family Reading Night – Held during the Spring Book Fair. This night has various volunteer opportunities including setup, assisting with games, manning the raffle ticket table, and working at the Book Fair. Event is Friday, March 1st from 5:30-7:30 PM.
Field Day – This is a fun event for the kids to celebrate the nearing of the end of school. Assistance needed manning stations, games, and other needs. This event is scheduled for May 10th.
If you have questions, please contact
Allison England, Volunteer Chair at email@example.com
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