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Room Parents (10+ hours)
Each grade will have a parent representative, who helps oversee auction basket coordination, classroom parties and other classroom needs
Classroom Activity Assistant (1 hour per activity) Helping with a class party or activity
Auction Basket Coordinator (5+ hours)
Develop, organize and create a classroom donation of a themed basket for the Auction & Gala
Field Trip Chaperones (varies per trip)
Chaperone classroom field trips as requested by teachers
Spring Plant Sale (6+ hours)Help students plant seeds in April/May, water seedlings for about 4 weeks, and sell plants in May
Science Fair – Elementary classroom projects (6+ hours)
Help in classrooms at various times during the school day during the month of January
Daily Kitchen Help (2 hours per shift)
Assist Chef Gina with lunch prep, service, and clean-up (Shifts available 10:30am – 12:30pm everyday)
Thanksgiving Dinner Preparations (2 hours per shift)
Assist Chef Gina with turkey dinner prep, Nov. 13-16, 2-hr shifts, times will vary
Thanksgiving Dinner Service (2 hours) Serve our community dinner Nov. 16, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Book Fair (1 hour per shift) Set up Nov. 10 and/or clean-up Nov. 17. Work shifts before and after school the week of Nov. 13-17
Lost & Found Coordinators (approx. 10 hours)
Organize lost and found items monthly, helping return items to owners. Twice a year take unclaimed items to the thrift store.
Box Tops Submission (approx. 10 hours) Prepare ‘Box Tops’ 2-3 times during the school year for submission to the national fundraiser.
Office Coverage during Children’s Mass (hours vary) Cover the office on certain Thursday mornings so Ms. Heidi can attend the school Mass. Other times as needed.
Maintenance Help (hours vary per job) Assist Dan MacVeigh in caring for our school campus. Varied seasonal work with flexible scheduling includes mowing, leaf raking, touch-up painting, snow removal, safety inspections, etc.
Uniforms (5+ hours) Organize uniform swap in the summer.
Catholic Schools Week Celebration
Carnival Games (2 hours) Jan. 27, 6 – 8pm, run various carnival games
Carnival Food & Bar Service (2 hours) Assist with food prep prior to event and/or set-up, serve and clean-up kitchen & bar Jan. 27, 6 – 8pm
Science Fair/History Day Judging
Review, interview and judge Middle School projects, ranking awards on a date TBD in Feb. (8 – 11am) (3 hours)
Family Fun Run
Help with the organization of this fun event, or volunteer the day of. (Hours vary)
Auction & Gala
Some spots have already been filled for this year’s Gala on October 21, but much more help is still needed!
Contact Elesha Kinn, our Auction & Gala Coordinator, to learn more. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Silent Auction Donation Solicitors (10 hours +/- depending on number of calls) Assist silent auction coordinator with calling on 10 or more businesses and collect items for our silent auction (Aug. – Oct.)
Live Auction Team Leader – Assist in procuring Live Auction donations (20+ hours)
Decorations Helpers (5+ hours) Attend a work day, or work from home on décor items for the event
Bid Sheet Coordinator – create and organize approx. 200 bid sheets (20+ hours)
Thank You Note Coordinator – Write and send approx. 200 thank you notes for items donated (10+ hours)
Auction Booklet & Advertising Sales (20+ hours) Sell advertising for the event booklet
Service Coordinator Helpers - Help out the Service Coordinator with selection of food – dinner/appetizers, music, beverages, bar items, party rental equipment (chairs, flatware, plates, etc) (20+ hours)
After Party Helpers (10+ hours) Assist with selection of food, beverage, music, decorations, and set-up for the after party
Art Project Helpers - Assist with classroom art projects, based on expertise (hours vary, depending on project)
Set-up Evening – Thursday, Oct. 19, 3 – 9pm, help execute the heavy and/or big Auction set-up (up to 6 hours)
Set-up Day – all hands on deck!
Friday, Oct. 20, help set-up the Auction & Gala (all day, as much time as you have available) Set-up includes decorations, tables, silent auction items & live auction items
Set-up Day Childcare Supervision (4 hours per shift) Friday, Oct. 20, supervise middle school students who watch children while set-up occurs Two shifts: 8am –12pm and 12pm – 4pm
– What goes up, must come down! Assist with clean-up of the entire school including Parish Center from the after party. Sunday, Oct. 22, 11am – 3pm (4 hours)
This list of service opportunities is not exhaustive. Be creative!
If you have another way of serving our school community, please talk to Mr. Chick or Ms. Heidi!
*Service opportunities with substantial contact with children require a background check and completion of
Shield the Vulnerable, an online child safety training program required by our Diocese