Your involvement can be as large or small as your time allows. All volunteers are needed and appreciated!How can I volunteer?
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In meantime, you will find info below about various groups you can be part of within PTO. You are welcome to reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator and let her know you want to get involved.Have questions? Contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Janessa Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. View our Handbook: LTISD Volunteer Handbook.
SHE Volunteer Opportunities 2018-2019
SHE Fun Run – We need a strong team to get the most out of our greatest fundraiser, help will mainly be needed on the day of the Fun Run doing various tasks to ensure success.
Carnival Committee – Assist the PTO with various tasks from collecting donations from local businesses, volunteering time during the event, setting up event, cleaning up after event, helping with swag bags, etc.
Parent Night Out Party Event – assist the Chair of this committee with planning, collection donations, decorating and set up, volunteering time during the event, and cleaning up after event.
Spirit Nights – volunteer to be present at each Spirit Night event to greet families and let them know what to do with receipt, etc. Help coordinate with the restaurants on these nights. Help promote the night the week before event.
School Store – volunteering to help run the store during lunch (10:30-1:30) the first Friday of each month and during key school events (Meet the Teacher, Curriculum Night, Back to School Picnic), ensuring the store is stocked during open hours, help with set up and take down.
Box Top Collection – We are looking for someone to be the School Coordinator and handle all promotions, collections, counting and submission. Submission dates are Nov 1 and Feb 20th. This is a GREAT position for someone who wants to volunteer outside of school hours.
Serene Harbor Garden– Here is a great chance to galvanize the students to work on the schools garden. There are great creative opportunities here for each grade to take pride in an aspect of this space as well as incorporate some daily lessons into the mix.
Track and Field Day – This is such a fun day for all the students at SHE and it takes a lot of planning and coordination with Coach Z to pull it off.
All Pro Dads –a great way for Dad’s to become more involved as SHE and have more male presence at the school. More info will come after school gets started.
Science Fair – Assist in coordinating this event with teachers and PTO from set up, execution and clean up.
Literacy Partners – A community outreach program to help students be more successful with reading, reading with students for 30 minutes each week. This is run by an outside program but PTO helps to recruit volunteers.
Mentor Me – Mentors who commit to working with one student throughout the course of the school year for 30 – 45 minutes at least twice a month (once a week is preferred) during lunch hour or after school.
Mother/Son Event – A fun new event with Mother and Son’s to help encourage community at SHE. More details to come.
Father/Daughter Event – A fun new event with Father and Daughter’s to help encourage community at SHE. More details to come.
Front Office Help – Helps with answering phones, running class room errands – needed especially the first few weeks of school in the afternoon 1-3pm.
Lunch Room Volunteers – Assist Cafeteria staff and SHE staff in the lunchroom by helping with students needs during the lunch time.
STAAR Hallway Monitor Volunteers – Attend a short training session in early spring on how to be a STAAR Testing Volunteer and then partake in the days of testing.
Staff Appreciation Committee – Assist the PTO with monthly staff appreciation gifts/events.
Back to School Picnic – assist the PTO in the set up and tear down of event. Help throughout the event with many needs.
Health Related Opportunities
Vision and Hearing Screening Testers – This requires taking a course to certify you as a screener for the day in order to help Nurse Bobbi get through all the students in a timely manner.
Vision and Hearing Screening Volunteers – Assisting with the annual vision and hearing screening process, help escort and monitor students during testing time, this is not an all-day commitment.
Flu Vaccine Day – Assisting with escorting and monitoring students during the day, being a calming presence for the students who are not thrilled about getting a shot!
General / Educational Support
5th Grade Special Events – Get involved in the planning and coordination of the exciting 5th grade events (Holiday Party, Sock Hop, and Promotion, etc.). If you are a 4th grade parent this is perfect opportunity to get a head start on what to expect in the coming year. Work closely with 5th Grade Teachers and Home Room Parents for these events.
Library Volunteer – Assisting our Librarian as needed for specific tasks throughout the year.
Book Fair – Assisting our librarian with the Fall and/or Spring Book Fairs.
Photographers for Yearbook – Be part of a team to help capture SHE students during the year at school and at special SHE sponsored events to be used for yearbook photos.
Talent Show – Assist SHE teachers who host the show with coordination of event, help facilitate try outs, help set up, and clean up
Career Day – This was a great success this year and so we want to ensure speakers and the event are cared for equally well. Help secure speakers, help coordinate the day and volunteer during the event.