OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEERING AT ST. PAUL PARISH SCHOOL
Head Room Parent: The room parents serve as a bridge between teachers, staff, and other parents. They coordinate parties, the auction class project and special class events or activities—often by enlisting other class parents to assist. Room parents also serve as active members of the Parent Teacher Committee (20-hour FPP allocation for a full year commitment).
Classroom Assistants: Assist Head Room Parent and Teachers as requested with class projects, parties, fieldtrips, classroom help, and special events.
Fieldtrip Drivers/Chaperones: Drive and/or chaperone for class fieldtrips, including carpooling for school offsite sponsored functions and middle school away sporting events.
Front Office Assistant: Receives and routes incoming calls and visitors and assists with other administrative duties in the school office. (40-hour FPP allocation for a full year commitment of one morning or afternoon per week).
Librarian Assistant: Aids in the school library.
Voyager Production: Assists with copying, collating and distributing the weekly letter to parents. The typical requirement is two hours on Thursday afternoons.
Christmas and Spring Musicals: Assists with props, costumes, sets, painting, backstage coordination, setup, or takedown.
Morning Gym Supervision: Monitors students before school, 7:55 am - 8:15 am daily in the School Gymnasium (10-hour FPP allocation for a full year commitment of one morning per week)
Lunch/Recess Supervision: Monitor students 11:20 am-12:45 pm daily. (40-hour FPP allocation for full year commitment of one lunch period per week upon completion).
Cans and Bottles: Pick up cans and bottles in front of the school and deliver to Parish Center (approximately one morning per month; pick-up truck is useful).
Parish Food Booth at Lane County Fair: Volunteers support this church fundraiser by assisting with preparing and serving food and beverages (including the famous corn on the cob!) during the Lane County Fair in August.
Volunteer opportunities are certainly not limited to these lists. Often, the need arises for help with special projects around the school and we are constantly looking for individuals willing to donate their time, talent, or trade (carpentry, electrical, construction, landscaping, custodial, etc). Watch the Voyager for requests, or simply call the School (344-1401) to tell us your specialty!