Volunteer Spanish.

Volunteer at school! There are many ways to get involved! If you would like to volunteer in the classroom or go in Field Trips, please print and fill out this form and bring it to school.

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For the year 2016-17

We need volunteers for:

Windom Volunteer Opportunities

            *opportunities listed in order of time of year with ongoing opportunities listed below*

 

EVENTS

time of year

Type

description

time

number of volunteers

Contact

current need

Meet and Greet

August

-occurs week before school starts

community building

•      Coordinate gathering including possible additional activities at Meet and Greet

5-6 hours

1-2 leads

Thadeaus Lesiak

(thaddeuslesiak@ yahoo.com)

lead

Coffee and Tissue

First day of Kindergarten

community building

•      Coordinate gathering for kindergarten parents on first day of school

 

generally done by PTO Board

Morgan Jensen

(morgan.a.jensen@gmail.com)

 

Directory

Summer/Fall

Communi

cation/

community building

•      Update directory (delete 5th grade and add incoming kindergarten)

•      Coordinate distribution

20 hours

1-2 leads

Liz Johnston @hotmail.com

co-lead

Uniform Swap

August and December

community support

•      Coordinate uniform swaps held periodically throughout the year

•      Maintain clothing supply including using donated money to purchase second hand items

10 hours/event

1 lead + volunteers to help at swaps

Annalisa Hultberg

(annalisahultberg@yahoo.com)

volunteers

Taste of Windom

September

 

community building

•      Send out online sign up for this school wide potluck

•      Coordinate event volunteers

•      Incorporate welcome for TAs

16-20 hours

1 lead + volunteers to help at event

Katie Anthony (kanthony27@yahoo.com)

volunteers

BRAVO

Fall/ Ongoing

enrichment

•      Recruit volunteers in the fall

•      Volunteers attend training and teach classroom lessons throughout school year

varies

1 lead +classroom volunteers

Allison Valencia (AllisonVal@gmail.com)

Lead +

volunteers

Room Reps

Fall/ Ongoing

 

community building

•      Support teachers

•      Act as teacher-family liaison

varies

1 lead + classroom volunteers

Allison Valencia (allisonval@gmail.com)

volunteers

Mileage Club

Fall

 

enrichment

•      Set up, facilitate and take down of ‘course’ during recess times

•      Track kids’ distances

•      Coordinate volunteers

recess times 1-2x/week for 4 weeks +tallying distances

1 lead  +4-5 volunteers

Rachel Belina

(rachelbrown_belina@hotmail.com)

volunteers

co-lead

Noche de Fiesta

Fall

 

fundraisingcommunity building

•      Plan and coordinate event including advertisement, volunteer coordination (auction, great gatherings, music, food, etc.)

varies

3 leads + volunteers to help with specific

aspects

Stacy McGrath (sbmcgrath@gmail.com)

Cassidy Titcomb (cassidy.titcomb@ymcatwincities.org)

Allison Valencia (allisonval@gmail.com)

volunteers

School Staff Appreciation

Lunches

Fall and Spring

community building

•      Coordinate shared dishes

•      Communication regarding event, solicit donations via online sign up

•      Staff lunches

6-8hours/event

1-2 leads

Veeti Tandon (veetitandon@yahoo.com)

lead

Coffee and Chocolate Sale

October- December

fundraising

•      Coordinate with vendor, advertising, and organizing orders

15-20hours

1 lead +volunteers to help with order / organization

Kerry Young (kerry814@yahoo.com)

volunteers

 

Read-a-thon

Winter

fundraising

•      Promote, organize and coordinate school wide event

•      Distribute prizes and awards

•      Tabulate student reading totals

varies

1-2 leads +volunteers to help with specific aspects

Nicole Falk 

erdm0030@ yahoo.com

 

volunteers

Scholastic Book Fair

February

enrichment

•      Coordinate with vendor, advertising and organizing incoming orders.

•      Coordination of school wide sale

15-20 hours

1 lead+ volunteers to work school wide sale

Sarah Sillers (sarahsillers@ gmail.com)

volunteers

Plant Sale

February-May

fundraising

•      Coordinate with vendor, advertising, and organizing incoming orders.

15-20 hours

1 lead+volunteers to help with order organization

Cassidy Titcomb (cassidy.titcomb@ymcatwincities.org)

volunteers

School Carnival

Spring

community building/ fundraising

•      Plan and coordinate carnival including food, volunteer coordination, games, advertising and performances

varies

2 coordinators +many volunteers to staff the actual carnival

Jane Tierney

(jane.tierney@edinaschools.org)

Keidy Lora (keidylora@yahoo.com)

volunteers

PTO Board

Ongoing

leadership

1-2 Chair(s): attend monthly meeting with principal, participate on site council, act as primarily PTO contact, facilitate meetings, delegate and verify PTO sponsored events and activities

 

Treasurer: maintain budget, complete PTO taxes, pay PTO bills and distribute reimbursements and awards

 

2 At Large Members: support chairs

 

Secretary: complete meeting notes, send out meeting announcements

 

chairs: 4 monthly meetings+ responding to emails (~15hours/month)

 

treasurer: 2 monthly meetings (~10hours/month)

 

Members at large: 2 monthly meetings (~4-5 hours/

month)

 

secretary:

 2 monthly meetings (~5hours/

month)

6 specific roles

Morgan Jensen

(morgan.a.jensen@gmail.com)

 

School Newsletter

Ongoing

Communi

Cation

•      Collect newsletter articles

•      Format articles

•      Translation of articles

•      Ensure print and electronic distribution

2-3 hours every other week + translation time

1-2 leads + 1-2 translators

bick0042@umn.edu

Keidy Lora-(keidylora@yahoo.com)

Lead +

translator

 

Box Tops

Ongoing

fundraising

•      Gather, count and submit box tops

1 hour/quarter

1 lead+volunteers to help with counting

Emily Odegaard

(emilyodegaard@hotmail.com)

Emily Vrieze

(emvrez@hotmail. com)

 

Teaching Assistants

Ongoing

enrichment

•      Coordinate host families

•      Plan and facilitate support for TAs

•      Support school in application and visa processing with Cultural Vistas

varies throughout the year

1-2 leads +host families

Anne DiFore

(anne@terramarinegredients.com)

Jen Nelsen

(jennifer@ryland. org)

 

Families All Matter

Ongoing

enrichment

•      Facilitate anti-bullying book program

•      Classroom volunteers read curriculum to classes

10 hours total

1 lead + a volunteer for each classroom

Joshua Lang, Windom school social worker

(joshua.Lang@mpls.k12.mn.us)

volunteers

Lost and Found

Ongoing

community support

•      organize and maintain lost and found

1 hour/ month

1 volunteer

Leticia Stabrino (leticiastabrino@

gmail.com)

 

 

 

 

 

Multicultural Day

March

Enrichment

•      Helping out in the classrooms

3 hours one day

20-30 volunteers

Jenedee.Canino@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

Picture Day

October & November

 

•      Helping students get ready for the picture

1.5 hours

7-8 Volunteers

Jendee.Canino@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

Classroom Help

August-July

 

•      Help teachers, read, field trips etc..

 

Everyone is welcome!

Jenedee.canino@mpls.k12.mn.us

 

 

 

 

Please, call 612-668-3370 and talk to Jenedee Canino

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