Volunteer opportunities for pta 2017-18
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 15
Valentine's Parties- February 16
End of Year Parties- June 1
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. WATCH DOGS Pizza Party with your Taylor student is September 14 6:00-7:00p.
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 19-27 and October 23-27.
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 November.
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 3rd.
Teacher Cookie Exchange – Provide cookies, brownies, and sweet treats for the teachers and staff at the exchange on December 7th.
Val-o-grams- this PTA fundraiser takes place the week of February 13-15 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 16-23, with actual sale days February 21-23.
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 20-23.
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, February 23 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 18.
If you have questions, please contact
Allison England, Volunteer Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
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