Volunteer!

We welcome volunteers who help our teachers and staff elevate opportunities for students. Please review the following processes.



Volunteering is the key to your child’s success - make it happen!

More than ever, our greatest need is for classroom volunteers, especially in the lower grades.  Just listening to a child read and helping with a word here and there can make all the difference for an emerging reader.  The library also needs lots of help with shelving. Grandparents? Retired neighbors?  We would love their help!  Imagine the possibilities if every family donated 15-20 hours per year to our school.  Get creative – share shifts with other parents, arrange a baby-sitting co-op or send a relative to volunteer.  Don’t be shy about discussing with your child’s teacher that you would like to help. 

IF YOU HAVE:

1-2 hours per week
Classroom helper
Library helper
Friday Ice Cream Sales (1.5 hours every other week) 2 - 4 volunteers needed to sell ice cream at lunchtime on Fridays. The shift would be from 11:45 - 1:00 or so.

2-4 hours per year
Assist with classroom parties
Assist with eScrip sign ups
Gardening/School Beautification
Grant Writing
Work a shift at a bake sale
Work a shift at a Fall Festival booth
Work a shift at the Book Faire
Solicit an item or two for our silent auction
Solicit a WAT sponsor ($350 gets company logo on WAT shirt)
Be a chaperone on your child’s field trip
Supply baked goods for our bake sales
Friday Ice Cream Sales substitute

1-2 hours per month
Cornerstone Parent
Art Vista Parent
Junior Achievement Parent
Help shelve books at the library or sign up as a sub
Attend Schallenberger Home and School Association meetings (every other month)

For adventurous folks
Join a Schallenberger Home and School Association committee (WAT/FF in the Fall or Auction Dinner/Parent Gala in the Spring)

Be a grade level rep (coordinate FF game booth and grade level basket for Auction Dinner - great exposure to teachers in your grade level)

Join Schallenberger Home and School Association Board

Join School Site Council


Art Vista is our parent-based art program. Commitment includes (6) 1-hour art lessons in your child’s classroom+ 30-60 min prep for each lesson, plus an additional 2 hours in the Spring to prep for annual Art Show. All of the supplies/presentations are supplied– no experience necessary. Best to share this job with 1-2 other parents in your classroom (one to present lesson, others to help assist with activity).

Project Cornerstone is another parent-based project at our school. Commitment includes (8) 1-hour sessions in your child’s classroom. You will read a book that teaches life skills (anti-bullying, honesty, empathy, etc), followed by a brief activity/discussion.

Schallenberger Home and School Association Committee Work
Our Walkathon/Festival Committee is our largest committee. We start planning 6 weeks out, beginning late August. Commitment includes (2) 1-hour planning meetings, plus add’l 2-6 hours, depending on job assignment.  Walkathon will be held on Tuesday, Oct 6th from 9-11:45am, Fall Festival Friday Oct 9th from 5-8pm

Schallenberger Home and School Association Parent Gala/Auction Dinner Committee: Same as above. Date of event tbd, usually early March

 


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