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Volunteer Openings for 2019-2020

We NEED Volunteers! It takes an army of volunteers to make this school amazing and we need your help! We have lots of different volunteer opportunities available for this coming school year with varying levels of time commitment. Many can be done from home or wherever you have a computer. If you are interested in helping with any of these positions or have any additional questions, please email us at volunteer@arcoirisschool.org. Many of these great programs and events will not continue unless we get enough volunteers to support them.

 

PTO Officer of Fundraising- We are looking for a PTO Officer over Fundraising. They would help coordinate raising enough funds for our school, offer support at our major fundraisers (Jogathon and Auction), and help manage the website Greater Giving. Fundraising Lead must be able to attend monthly PTO board meetings and fundraising events. This position is for the whole school year.

PTO Co-Volunteer Coordinator-We are looking for a 4th PTO Jr Volunteer Coordinator to help support all the volunteer efforts at our school. Responsibilities include helping parents receive clearance to volunteer, tracking all cleared volunteers and their hours, posting volunteer opportunities on Parentbooker, organizing and supporting staff appreciation events (teacher appreciation week/ Parent teacher conference meals/stock the break room), and recruiting and supporting room parents. These responsibilities will be shared with the other 3 returning Volunteer Coordinators. This volunteer position can be done almost entirely from home (or wherever you have a computer). We are looking for a 4th as JR on the team who will ideally train over the year and be a SR volunteer coordinator the following year (2-year commitment).

Los Jaguares Lectores Lead (Jaguar Student Reading Program)- We are looking for TWO more LEADS to help with our amazing Los Jaguares Lectores program. There is already one experienced LEAD who is in need of help. Responsibilities include tallying up student minutes submitted every month and helping to distribute prizes. This is a 1-year commitment.

 After School Enrichment Lead-We need someone to coordinate our after school enrichment activities. Responsibilities include contacting potential programs about offering classes at our school, scheduling days and rooms, and organizing student sign up for activities. This is an all year commitment. Most of the organizing can be done from home.

Spirit Wear Lead- We are looking for someone to help with our Spirit Wear orders twice a year (Fall/Spring). The Lead would be responsible for gathering requests and money from students, submitting the final order and distributing the spirit wear to the students when it arrives. This commitment requires time 1-2 weeks in the Fall and 1-2 weeks in the Spring.

 Yearbook Lead- We are looking for a Yearbook Lead or TWO Co-Leads to help put out our fantastic Yearbook. Responsibilities include organizing a committee to gather photos, design pages, and organize the yearbook for print. This is a one-year commitment with much of the work being done from home.

 Yearbook Helpers-We are looking for creative people who are willing to help take/gather pictures of school events and design pages for our Yearbook. This is a one-year commitment but with lots of time flexibility.

 Carpool Coordinator- We are in need of someone who would be willing to help connect people who live in close proximity to each other and are interested in carpooling to and from school. This is a 1-year commitment position but with the heaviest demand at the beginning of the year. This can be done from home.

Jogathon Committee- We are in need of several people to help put on our Jogathon. This usually happens in September/October and is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. We are in need of people to help with planning the event and reaching out to local businesses for donations. This position requires you to be able to attend meetings and the event.

Art Literacy Coordinator- We are looking for an additional person to help with the Art Literacy Program at our school for grades K-5. There are already 2 experienced Coordinators returning from this past year. Responsibilities include attending monthly trainings provided by Beaverton School district, gathering supplies for projects, recruiting and organizing volunteers to help with classroom projects. This is a one-year commitment and much of the organizing work can be done from home.

Middle School Art Literacy Coordinators-We are looking for TWO Co-Coordinators to help with the Art Literacy Program for our Middle School Students. This will be a different curriculum than grades K-5. Responsibilities include attending monthly trainings provided by Beaverton School district, gathering supplies for projects, recruiting and organizing volunteers to help with classroom projects. This is a one-year commitment and much of the organizing work can be done at home.

 Oregon Battle of the Books Middle School Coordinator-We are looking for someone to organize OBOB for our middle school students. Responsibilities include organizing teams and coaches and setting up battles (scheduling battles and recruiting volunteers). OBOB is a January-March commitment.

 Career Day Coordinator-We are looking for someone to organize our Career Day Fair. Responsibilities include recruiting parents to come share details about their jobs with students, and organizing the event. This is typically a 3-4-week commitment around May, if you choose to schedule the career fair in May. Most of the work can be done from home except for day of the event.

Book Fair Coordinator- We are looking for a Book Fair Coordinator to help coordinate our book fairs held twice a year. Responsibilities include scheduling the book fairs, helping with set-up/take-down, recruiting volunteers to help staff the book fair. This is a one-year commitment with the heaviest demand the week of each book fair.

Lost and Found/Uniform Exchange Coordinator- We are looking for someone to manage our Lost and Found and Uniform Exchange areas. Responsibilities include checking in regularly to organize Lost and Found, periodically cleaning out Lost and Found and donating left items, organizing our Uniform Exchange program. This is an all year commitment but is very flexible on when you have available time.