Sheila Swift, Events/Volunteer/Fundraising Coordinator
Hello! My name is Sheila Swift and I am the Events/Volunteer/Fundraising Coordinator at St. Joseph School. I have met and worked with hundreds of volunteers who are extremely generous with their time and talents. St. Joseph School is rich with the spirit of volunteerism......but our programs won't work without YOU! It's a fantastic way to meet other school families and a living example for your children. If you wish to volunteer, or for more information on volunteer opportunities, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In School Volunteer Opportunites
Playground (Lunch Hour - Approx 11:20-12:20)
Volunteers are needed each school day for the noon recess period for grades K-4. Volunteers help the assigned staff person supervise the playground. Your schedule is determined by the preferences you indicate on the fall sign up form and through contact with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Cafeteria Duty (Lunch Hour - Approx 10:45-12:50)
Volunteers are scheduled to help serve condiments during the noon meal. Volunteers also help with clean up such as wiping tables after students leave the cafeteria. Your schedule is determined by the preferences you indicate on the fall sign up form and through contact with the Volunteer Coordinator.
A parent from each Kindergarten and First Grade family is given an opportunity to read to students during their library period. Parents are contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator through email or phone to arrange a reading time.
When scheduled, field trips are arranged by teachers and the school office. Parent chaperones are contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator through email or by phone. Chaperones are chosen by lottery.
Volunteers assist the Physical Education teacher with fitness testing which might include timing, counting laps or general monitoring of the students. Contact is usually made by a parent volunteer.
Other Gifts and Talents
Any talent or service that you can offer the school Call and we'll see what we can work out!
Home and School Volunteer Opportunities
There are many opportunities for families to volunteer for Home and School events throughout the year. Please contact the Home and School Association or go to the Activities page for further information.
Many events use Sign Up Genius to schedule volunteers. Curious about how to use Sign Up Genius? Click on this link!