Volunteer

We Love Our Volunteers!

Volunteer opportunities throughout the year (see below for a full list), click on the following link to sign up: http://eepurl.com/cGqvXv

If you have any questions or any problems signing up please contact us at: mesptavp@gmail.com.

 


Adventure Fest

Our annual fall festival is our largest fundraising event and is fun for the family!

  • Auction – Help in gathering auction items from local businesses, help set up auction tables and close out the auction boards the day of event
  • Baskets – Help in putting the class baskets together the weeks leading up to Adventure Fest
  • Food – Help coordinate vendors, supplies, menu and/or cook and serve
  • Games & Prizes – Help gather supplies needed, organize, set-up and/or assist the chairpersons with misc. tasks associated
  • Race – Help the race chairperson set up the course and get water for runners

Art in the Classroom

Coordinate the Art in the Classroom Projects within your child’s class. Mount and hang art for gallery night. Create a special project for gallery night auction.  Attend training meeting.


Room Parent

Coordinate homeroom activities and volunteers with your child’s teacher and attend orientation meeting.


Website

Maintain and Update the PTA Website to keep parents informed.


Newsletter

Provide story leads and/or write stories, take/provide photos, sell sponsor ads, and/or assist with distribution.


School Directory

Assist in creating the directory and/or distribution.


Publicity / Photography

Help capture lasting memories by taking photos during regular class & school activities which may be published in the newspaper, yearbook or newsletter. Digital camera provided by school if needed.


Membership

Manage PTA memberships, distribute membership cards, assist at Grandparents day with membership and compile the PTA membership reports twice per school year.


Yearbook

Volunteers are needed at all grade levels to take photos, assist in downloading, submit for yearbook, counting submissions and distribution.


Grant Writing

Assist and/or write and find grant opportunities.


Fall Fundraiser

Assist with distributing, collecting and organizing order forms and distribute the orders on pick-up day.


Box Tops, Labels for Education, & Recycling

Help collect, sort and submit the items to earn funds for MES.


Book Fair

Assist the Librarian in planning, setting up and/or working at the book fair (fall and spring).


Boo Hoo / Yahoo Breakfast

Breakfast for Pre-K & Kindergarten parents after dropping off the children on the first day. Available to help with set-up and greeting/welcoming the new parents.


Gallery Night

Help organize and set up gallery night in April.


Grandparents' Day

Planning, assisting the day of with serving refreshments and/or taking pictures.


Sock Hop

Help organize and set-up the Sock Hop in January.


Family Dining Nights

Help organize family dinner nights at local restaurants and/or help with sign in and guessing jars.


Holiday Gift Shop

Help set-up, organize and decorate the gift shop. Volunteers also needed to work the gift shop.


Cultural Arts Day

Help organize, plan and set-up for Cultural Arts Day in February.


Field Day

Day of event volunteers needed to help at each activity and with set-up in March.


PBS Celebrations

Volunteer at the PBS celebrations at the end of each semester.


Safety & Reflections Contests

Assist in gathering student submissions, securing judges, and submitting the final projects to the district.


Staff Appreciation Week

Assist in planning special events to honor our amazing teachers and staff throughout their special week.


Year-round Hospitality Staff

Assist in planning monthly and holiday treats for our super staff.


Front Office Volunteer

Assist the office staff with greeting and directing visitors, answering phones and other light office duties.


Library Volunteer

Assist the librarian by checking out/in books, shelving books, helping students locate books and other duties as needed.


Class Sitter

Class sit while the teacher attends meetings or functions.


Hearing / Vision Screenings

Assist in walking students to/from the screenings.


Picture Days

Assist teachers and photographers in getting students organized in lined up for fall & spring pictures.