Graham Road PTA

Every child, one voice.

Volunteer

Join the PTA!  Your kids need you! We need you!  Supporting the school and our kids takes a lot of work and we can’t do it without your help.  Can you or a member of your family spare some time?  There are a whole host of ways you can volunteer and provide meaningful support.  Email us gresroadrunnerparents@gmail.com

Below are some of the ways you can volunteer, the time commitment and what is involved.

  • Recording Secretary:
    • Take notes at PTA Meetings, and type them up to be posted (2-3 hrs / month)
  • Copying Flyers:
    • Copy event flyers at GRES once they are ready, (45 minutes, 2-3 times a month)
  • Restaurant Night Coordinator (1 or more people)
    • Coordinate with select local restaurants
    • Update existing fliers (or make new)
    • Fill out / provide appropriate tax paperwork (we have a checklist)
  • Volunteer Outreach (2-3 people)
    • Use your network:
      • To spread the word about events
      • To help find and fill volunteer slots about events
      • Communicate with our community
  • Event Lead (10-15 hours across several weeks)
    • Follow an existing checklist to run a PTA event:
      • Bingo Night
      • Fall Festival
      • Teacher Breakfast
      • Election Bake Sale
      • Walk to School
      • Teacher Appreciation
      • and more…
    • We will support the lead as needed.
  • Run an Extended Learning Time (ELT) elective
    • These typically occur on Wednesdays from 4-5 pm and run for 6-8 weeks.
    • Advanced skill or subject knowledge is usually not needed.
    • Kid groups range from 8-15 depending on the topic.
    • Many topic options are available.
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