Are there days when you can go to work a little late? Then consider these easy and fun volunteer jobs:

  • We are looking for a parent volunteer to be our IT overseer. If you have those skills and a desire to help, please send an e-mail to volunteer@sloatparents.org as soon as possible.
  • Stuff Wednesday envelopes – Wednesday mornings from about 8:45-9:15 or so. Just show up in the cafeteria after morning assembly any Wednesday. No RSVP required. Volunteers bring the Wednesday envelope boxes from the classrooms. As they arrive, you can grab one, stuff it, and return it to the classroom. 15-20 minutes at most.
  • Lead a School Tour – Remember touring schools when you were trying to pick a kindergarten? At Sloat, the tours are led by parent volunteers. Tour leaders should be somewhat experienced with the school and should be prepared to study a bit to make sure they know their facts. Tours run from 9-10 a.m. on Tuesdays from the middle of October until the enrollment deadline in January. Send an e-mail to volunteer@sloatparents.org if you’re interested.

 

  • Cultural Assemblies
    We have 4 main cultural assemblies during the year,
    and we need volunteers to help plan and organize them.
    October ‘17 – Indigenous Peoples
    January ‘18 – Lunar New Year
    February ‘18 – African American Heritage
    May ‘18 – Cinco De Mayo
    Responsibilities and Time Commitment: Some evening hours to help plan the assembly in the weeks leading up to the event. We also need people to spend a few hours setting up and decorating for the assemblies.
    Volunteers Needed: 2-4 for each assembly
    If interested, please email volunteers@sloatparents.org

 

  • Picture Day
    Tuesday, September 26
    Come and help things run smoothly on Sloat’s picture day.
    Responsibilities and Time Commitment: Early shift is from 8:15am – 11:15am. Late shift is from 11:15am – 2:15pm. You are also welcome to work all day. Assist production company with setting up for the photos, ensuring kids look their best, checking names and students, and keeping an orderly process to ensure expediency of photos.
    Volunteers Needed: The more the merrier!
    If interested, please email volunteers@sloatparents.org

 

  • Pumpkin Patch
    Friday, October 27
    This is a fun fall event that the students really enjoy. Parent volunteers turn the upper yard into a pumpkin patch for one day. Students visit the patch during school hours, take a class photo, and pick a pumpkin to take home.
    Chairpersons: Allyson Rupp and Rachel Fasten
    Responsibilities and Time Commitment: We need at least one person to take class photos – this could be an all-day job, or can be split among volunteers. Volunteers are also needed to set up and decorate the yard from 8-9am. Come for a 1-hour shift and help students find and label their pumpkins. Then help pose the class for their photos.
    Volunteers Needed: 10
    If interested, please email volunteers@sloatparents.org

 

  • Sloat Stride
    Friday, October 13
    This is our annual walk or jog-a-thon, and one of our biggest fundraisers.
    Chairpersons: Haydee Campos and Jean Wheeler
    Responsibilities and Time Commitment: Sloat Stride is from 9am – 12pm. You can help out during the event for a few hours, or you can help with the organization of the event. We need volunteers to provide water and popsicles for runners, to help students track their completed laps, to collect pledge money and organize prizes.
    Volunteers: The more the merrier!
    If interested, please email volunteers@sloatparents.org

 

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