VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteers are valuable both inside and outside of the classroom. Listed below are brief descriptions of some of the needs for your school. Please take a look and contact us at volunteer@greenhillspta.org if you have any questions. Thank you!

RECURRING OPPORTUNITIES

Newsletter Coordinator​

Great work at home on your own time opportunity! Work with the President to coordinate information to go out in the twice a month newsletter. Template already created on mailchimp. No experience necessary, will train!

Talent Show Coordinator​

Help coordinate the acts, rehearsals, and the event. We have a great template for how everything should run. Do this with a friend or two! Talent Show tentatively scheduled for 3/27/20.

Field Trips Coordinator​

Help our teachers out by working closely with the teacher representatives coordinating their field trips. This includes making inquiries with places teachers are interested in going and scheduling field trip dates. This is a great opportunity to ensure that field trips happen in every grade and get to know what teachers do for field trips.

Assembly Coordinator​

Work with teacher reps and Principal Fong to coordinate assemblies. This includes making inquiries to and schedule potential groups that would come out to do assemblies, communicate to teacher reps and Principal Fong the details and ensure that the scheduling is done in a timely manner. Coordinate 3-5 assemblies next year for all grades.

Fiesta Fridays

Come eat tacos for dinner and hang out with your school friends! Help pick up food, hand out food, set up and clean up.

Kinder Welcome Committee

Welcome new families to Green Hills. (for 2020-21)

Spirit Week

Show your school spirit! Help with themes, advertise around school, classrooms flyers, prizes.

Kids Night Out, PTA Meeting

During general PTA Meetings, a kid's event or a kid's movie will be available. Help pick up food, hand out food, keep an eye on kids during movie night, or help with event (while your partner attends the meeting).

Lost and Found

Help return forgotten items to kids (and their parents). Flexible and open to new solutions. Can be done on your own time. Currently: Roll out and return the bin during drop off/pick up.

PTA Bulletin Board

Update the PTA Bulletin board with the Monthly Calendar. Check with office calendar for upcoming monthly events, add to large monthly calendar to put on bulletin board.

Marquee Monitor

This is a monthly opportunity on your own time. Update the main marquee in front of the office and the small board at the lower parking lot with the upcoming events.

Emergency Kit Updating​

Help review, replace, and restock items in all of the emergency bags in each classroom. Work with Ms. Woodall to coordinate ordering of supplies.

Classroom volunteers*

Please speak with your teacher about their needs.

Field trip chaperone*

Please speak with your teacher about their needs.

Lunchroom or Recess supervision*

These opportunities are continuously looking for help. If you have half an hour to spare or one day per week or one day per month, these could be just for you!

    • Lunch Monitor Help: help keep the MUR running smoothly during lunch
    • Recess Monitor Help: help make sure everyone is playing safely during recess

Rainy Day supervision*

Needs a coordinator. Supervising students indoors during lunch time on rainy days. This opportunity is on-call. If it turns out to be a rainy day and everyone needs to be indoors, a coordinator will send a request text out.

* indicates opportunities which require fingerprinting clearance before participation.

SINGLE DAY OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome Back Day

Welcoming everyone back to school, help new families feel comfortable on campus, help families update important paperwork. Sign up to help with set-up, clean-up, and/or planning for next year. (Planning will occur during the summer.)

Book Fairs (Fall and Spring)

Help bring the book fair to Green Hills and spark our kids' excitement for reading! Currently in search of a Co-coordinator. Help set-up, take down, advertise, and cashier.

Winter Dance + Silent Auction

Get dressed up for a night of dancing, food, and fun for the entire family. Set up, clean up, registration, photo booth, serve food, possible auction help, planning.

Thankful Grams

Send a special gram to your friends and teachers! Help make buttons, sell, class distribution, tags, etc.

Block Party

It’s a Green Hills block party! Come share in delicious potluck foods and check out the amazing talent at your school. Set-up, clean-up, help organize incoming potluck dishes, help gather talent show participants, prep stage for acts.

5th Grade Promotion

Help plan activities for 5th graders to make this a memorable final year at Green Hills. Activities include 5th grade t-shirts, swim party, and promotion ceremony.