2018-2019 Volunteer Opportunities

 

Listed below are the various volunteer opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year. Please log in to your account and fill out the Volunteer Interests Form to indicate your preferred interests!

 

Hospitality Volunteer Sign Up

 

Event Volunteer Opportunities
 Opportunities to assist with special events throughout the year.
 
  Bike Rodeo Volunteer

Our kids love their bikes! Assist with Bike Rodeo event in September. Bike Rodeo is open to 3rd-5th grade students.

 

 
  Book Fair Volunteer

Plans and organizes annual/semiannual book fair. Works with vendor and librarian to coordinate set up, operation, tear down. This is a fun opportunity to be creative and throw a "big book party" that the entire school enjoys! One to two hour shifts are available, including family night opportunities.

 

 
  Pajama Read-A-Rama Volunteer

Let's get reading at this event in September!! Activities may include: Assisting the event coordinator with event set-up/tear down, securing community  involvement , and food donations.

 

 
  Fun Run Volunteer

Assist with the Color Fun Run Fall Fundraiser in October. Various volunteer opportunities that may include helping to procure corporate sponsors, set up and tear down for the event, event promotion and financial reconciliation.

 

 
  Family Night Programs Volunteer

Help with set up/ tear down and event coordination for family nights throughout the year. Family nights might include Science Night, Movie Night, Game Night, Math Night

 

 

 

  Popcorn Fundraiser Volunteer

For our delicious Spring fundraiser , we will be selling Mom and Popcorn. Activities may include: setting up website, distributing marketing materials, encouraging friendly competition, sorting orders and awarding prizes.

 

 
  Culture Fair Volunteer

Always a school favorite! Come help coordinate or participate in our international evening in February. Activities will consist of ethnic food sampling and cultural performances. Participants can host a country table to showcase your culture or a culture you love or just assist during the event.

 

 
  Field Day Volunteer

The kids LOVE this annual event. Volunteer for a morning and/or afternoon shift at our Field Day event in the spring.

 

 
  Teacher Appreciation Week Volunteer

This volunteer opportunity is a chance to assist in planning a fun week to celebrate our teachers. Assists in coordinating teacher appreciation week events and meals. Secures teacher appreciation gifts and donations. Works with the Hospitality Chair, Lauren Echols.

 

 
  Spring Fling Volunteer Our family picnic in the spring!! Activities may include :Planning and organizing, set up and tear down, attracting local businesses, entertainment and ticket sales  
 
 
Year Round Volunteer Opportunities

Various opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. 

 

  Communications Volunteer

We need your help getting the word out! Activities include: bi-weekly newsletter, social media posts, weekly highlights and PTA marketing!

 

 
  Hospitality Volunteer

Assist with restaurant and parent food donations, and/or set-up and tear down for various PTA events and teacher appreciation celebrations throughout the school year. Work with Hospitality Chair.

 

 
  PawMart Volunteer

Volunteer to work at PawMart, our school store where students can purchase items using the Husky bucks they have earned. PawMart is open to all students during lunch once a month, typically the 2nd week of the month. Pawmart will be held during lunchtime for 3rd-5th grade on Thursday and for K-2nd grades will be on Friday.

 

 
  Box Tops Volunteer

Let's get the school some money! Collect, count and submit Box Tops throughout the year and help encourage friendly competition between the grade levels! Award the trophy to some VERY excited students during Spirit Assemblies.

 

 
  Mission Possible Kids Volunteer

Come help lead a small grade level student group working on service projects AKA "missions". MPK will be held after school on 2 Fridays per month.

 

 
  Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) Volunteer

Open to all dads, step-dads, grandfathers or other father figures to Harrington students. Volunteer one day at any time during the year. Watch DOGS help to provide a positive male role model for the students and help provide an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

 

 
  Spirit Wear Volunteer

Activities may include: Designing, ordering, managing inventory, sales and distribution of school spirit wear such as t-shirts.

 

 
  After School Program Volunteer

Keep the kids busy! Activities include: assisting with or setting up after school programs such as Art club, Chess, Cooking, and Math/STEM

 

 
  Library Volunteer

Assist in the school library. Scheduling to be coordinated by the Librarian.

 

 
  Healthy Lifestyles Volunteer

Let's get movin'! Work with Coach Thompson on health initiatives for the school. Help schedule activities for Healthy Husky Week in September.

 

 
  Safety and Youth Protection Volunteer

Promotes programs for securing the protection and safety of the children at school and at home. Works with staff to coordinate annual Friendship Week and Red Ribbon Week events.

 

 
  SAGE Volunteer

Works with SAGE coordinator to promote the goals and objectives of Special and Gifted Education

 

 
  Parent Education Volunteer

Works closely with school counselor and helps coordinate parent education events and communications.

 

 
  Arts in Education Volunteer

Promotes the arts on campus, coordinates National PTA’s Reflections arts program in the fall through event communication, procuring judges, recognizing winners and advancing entries. Works with the Arts in Education chair, Amber Lee.

 

 
  Beautification Volunteer

Assist with maintainence of seasonal plantings throughout the school year.

 

 
  Yearbook Assistant

Take photos of school and grade level events for submission to the Yearbook Coordinator. Also, assistant will help with page set up in creating the yearbook and other aspects of creating a final yearbook.

 

 
  PTA Office Volunteer Often, various documents need to be sorted and counted for distribution to students. Volunteers will help on an as needed basis to help with the clerical aspects of the PTA.  
 
 
Grade Level Volunteer Opportunities
      Assist in your student's grade level throughout the year.
 
  Kindergarten Volunteer

Assist the Kindergarten team with workroom and/or reading to students, other duties as needed.

 

 
  Kindergarten Yearbook Photographer

Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.

 

 
  Kindergarten Lunch Room Volunteer

Come help our kindergarten friends in the cafeteria during lunch time. It is guaranteed to be a fun time!

 

 
  1st Grade Volunteer

Assist the first grade team with workroom, lunch duty and/or reading to students, other duties as needed.

 

 
  1st Yearbook Photographer

Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.

 

 
  2nd Grade Volunteer

Assist the second grade team with workroom and/or lunch duty, other duties as needed.

 

 
  2nd Yearbook Photographer

Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.

 

 
  3rd Grade Volunteer

Assist the third grade team with workroom and/or lunch duty, other duties as needed.

 

 
  3rd Yearbook Photographer

Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.

 

 
  4th Grade Volunteer

Assist the fourth grade team with workroom and/or lunch duty, other duties as needed.

 

 
  4th Yearbook Photographer

Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.

 

 

 

 

  5th Grade Volunteer

Assist the fifth grade team with workroom and/or lunch duty, other duties as needed.

 

 
  5th Yearbook Photographer Volunteer will photograph and document all the various events (class parties, field trips, etc.) and be the contact for anyone who may need to use the photos for the yearbook.  

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Background Checks

To volunteer at Harrington Elementary at any time (class parties, field trips, field day, etc) you must complete a background check.

This has to be done every year, so do it now for the 2018-2019 school year.

Click here for the volunteer application. It can take up to 2 weeks to get cleared, so fill it out now!

Contact Us!

Questions or concerns? Let us know! Email us at contact@harringtonpta.net.