Meiklejohn PTA

2018-19 Meiklejohn PTA Volunteer Sign-Up

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with our PTA! We have a variety of positions open, ranging from very minimal time commitments (Hospitality Team) to larger time commitments (Auction), and everything in-between. Regardless of your time available, WE NEED YOU! Any amount of time you have helps our PTA be the best we can be for our kids! Speaking of kids, most positions allow for the work to be done at home or with your younger children tagging along. The more, the merrier! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected] We can't wait to get to know you!

 

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Volunteer Positions

Advocacy Liaison - Chair*

PTA Board Member - Determine advocacy projects needing attention in the school community. Inform school community of important education- related issues of Colorado PTA. Attend Colo PTA Legislative meetings. TIME COMMITMENT: Year-round, 1-2 hrs/month.

 
Kennetha Julien

Advocacy Liaison - Co-Chair

Assist in duties assigned by the Advocacy Liaison Chair. Attend the meetings of the Colorado PTA Legislative Committee. TIME COMMITMENT: Year-round, 1-2 hrs/month.

 

Auction - Co- Chair - Administrative

Assist with securing auction items. Manage ticket sales, auction item list, auction website. Assist with set-up & clean-up the day of the auction. Write thank you notes to key donors, sponsors, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: Oct-Jan 10hr/month, Feb-Mar 10hr/week

 

Auction - Co- Chair - Creative

Assist with securing auction items. Create displays, sponsor displays & promotional materials. Assist with set-up & clean-up. Write thank you notes to key donors, sponsors, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: Oct-Jan 10hr/month, Feb-Mar 10hr/week

 

Auction - Co- Chair - Event Coordinator

Secure venue, DJ,etc. Manage venue coordination, menu, scheduling, A/V, etc. Assist with set-up/take-down the night of the event. Write thank you notes to venue, staff, DJ, key donors, sponsors, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: Oct-Jan 10hr/month, Feb-Mar 10hr/week

 

Auction Basket Coordinator

Organize and manage basket collection, pick-up, assembly of class baskets for the auction. Coordinate posting basket descriptions and pictures for bidding. TIME COMMITMENT: 5 hr/wk 2 months prior to auction & 10 hr/wk 2 wks leading up to auction.

 
Laura Wear

Auction Committee (15)

Assist Co-Chairs with auction items, venue, basket donations and assembly, set up and clean up day of event and any other assistance that the co-chairs may need. TIME COMMITMENT: Varies 2-10 hours/week depending on role you choose Jan.- April

 
2 of 15 slots filled
Carola Yamasaki
Vanessa Thorsten

Business Membership - Volunteer Recruitment (3)

Help chairs call or visit local businesses to recruit to be a Meiklejohn Sponsor. TIME COMMITMENT: 2-4 hours per week, May-July.

 

Box Tops

Publicize Box Tops fundraiser throughout the year, Collect Box Tops from classrooms and office, put in bundles of 50 and submit to Box Tops for Education for funding. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours/month

 
Karrie Bacon

Business Membership Chair

Coordinate Business Membership with other co-chair(s) & committee members. Manage, recruit & provide businesses the opportunity to be involved with the school through time & advertising. TIME COMMITMENT: 4-5 hrs/week May-July, 1 hr/week Aug-May

 

Business Membership Committee Member (3)

Support Business Membership chair and co-chairs with duties assigned. Coordinate and ensure sponsorship commitments are fulfilled. TIME COMMITMENT: 1 hour weekly year round.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
Laura Holman
Mimi Stevinson

Carnival - Chair

This role is a year-round time commitment. Organize games 5 hrs/week Jan- Feb. Recruit volunteers 5 hrs/week June-Sept. Sell/distribute tickets 10 hrs/week late Aug-early Sept. Recruit food trucks throughout year.

 
Melissa Brilino

Carnival - Co-Chair

This role is a year round time commitment. Assist the Chair to organize games 5 hrs/week Jan- Feb. Recruit volunteers 5 hrs/week June-Sept. Sell/distribute tickets 10 hrs/week late Aug-early Sept. Recruit food trucks throughout year.

 
Grace Wilcox

Carnival - Committee (3)

Assist with planning and organizing Carnival. Will meet twice during Summer Break.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
Meghan Lyden
Liz McCarty

Enrichment Program - Chair

Contact enrichment companies and schedule Fall and Spring Enrichment classes. Coordinate building availability, set up on-line registation, program communications to parents, and create student rosters. TIME COMMITMENT: Early Aug-May, 2 hours bi-weekly

 
Amy Arendt

Enrichment Program - Co- Chair

Support Enrichment Chair duties. TIME COMMITMENT: Early Aug-May, 2 hours bi- weekly

 

Family Membership Chair

Encourage the Meiklejohn community to become a member of the PTA during school events as well as provide communication throughout the year. Submit bi-annual reports. Process spreadsheet data. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours weekly throughout Aug-May.

 

Family Membership Committee Member (3)

Assist with duties assigned by Family & Individual Membership Co-Chairs. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours bi-weekly.

 

Hospitality Team

Do you have an interest in volunteering, but limited time available? The MJ Hospitality Team will be responsible for picking up snacks for teachers, assisting the Staff Appreciation team, running errands, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: Varies, but minimal

 
6 slots filled - more available
Laura Andrews
Nicole Bordwine
Kristen Cellini
Amy Burke
Jennifer Sapp
Rachel Bartels

King Soopers Cards

Purchase King Soopers cards and distribute them to parents as orders come in. Promote the King Soopers cards via email blast. TIME COMMITMENT: Time Commitment: 2 hrs/month

 
Mandee Dwyer

Lost & Found Coordinator (5)

Maintain a clean and organized Lost & Found space. Regularly remind school community to check for lost items. Set deadlines for when items will be donated to local charity. TIME COMMITMENT: 1hr/week August-May

 
3 of 5 slots filled
Vanessa Thorsten
Rachel Roon
Charlotte Hilton Anderson

Maker's Space Liaison

Coordinate the need for parent volunteers to help build out the space with Mrs. Sale. Communicate with PTA board regarding progress and other needs. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hrs/month July-May.

 
Catherine Nowak Nowak

Membership Chair*

Support Family/Individual Membership, Business Membership and Membership Directory chairs with events and tasks throughout the year. TIME COMMITMENT: 2- 3 hours weekly in August, 1-2 hours monthly Sept. - May

 
Lea Barry

Membership Directory

Manage the digital directory through My School Anywhere. TIME COMMITMENT: 2-3 hours monthly July-Sept.

 
Carolee Whitcomb

Mileage Club - Chair

Organize Mileage Club Volunteer Signup Genius. Collect cards, tally and input data. TIME COMMITMENT: 1x per week collect cards and input data, 1-2 hours. 1x at end of month tally and input data, 2-3 hours. Sept- Nov and March-May

 
Sarah Goddard

Membership Co-Chair

Support Family/Individual Membership, Business Membership and Membership Directory chairs with events and tasks throughout the year. TIME COMMITMENT: 2- 3 hours weekly in August, 1-2 hours monthly Sept. - May

 

Mileage Club - Field Volunteers (10)

On Mileage Club days set up, organize students, punch cards, run the activity during lunch hours. TIME COMMITMENT: Rotate with other field volunteers 1-2x per month, 2.5 hours on Mileage Club days

 
All slots filled
Catherine Nowak
Emily Garrison
Laura Dean
Nichole Pott
Wendi Archambault
Jen Johnson
Sara Smutz
Amy Burke
Angie McCaslin
Angie
Megan Buyrn

Milk Caps

Publicize Milk Caps fundraiser, collect milk caps, submit caps into Longmont Dairy, coordinate with treasurer of the funds raised from caps. TIME COMMITMENT: 1 hour monthly Sept- May

 
Vanessa Thorsten

Nominations

Recruit volunteers for open board positions for the following school year. Head up nominations committee (if needed). TIME COMMITMENT: Recruiting time commitment from March-May 1 hour monthly.

 
Kennetha Julien

Parent Socials (5)

Organize events such as parent social events, membership events, back to school breakfasts, etc. Set up and clean up events. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours as needed for an event.

 
All slots filled
Laura Dean
Leah Hutcheson
Nichole Pott
Micah Roehr
Jamie Caruso

President*

Refer to Officer Responsibilities on PTA website. TIME COMMITMENT: July-June time commitment for a 2 year term. Voted on even years. (2018)

 
Melissa Brilino

PTA Email Blast

Gather the news that is submitted via PTA email and then create the weekly news blast that is sent to PTA members and also coordinate with the website chair to update the news posted on the PTA website. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours weekly.

 
Elizabeth Corbitt

PTA Facebook Page Management

Maintain Meiklejohn PTA Facebook page. Update with important events and announcements from the PTA. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours weekly.

 
Elizabeth Corbitt

PTA Website Master

Keep the PTA website up to date with news, events, general info, programs, fundraising. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours weekly.

 
Elizabeth Corbitt

Reflections - Chair

Follow Reflection guidelines by CO PTA and encourage students to submit original works of art on common theme. Submit email blasts to communicate Reflection Theme and rules. Display submitted student work. TIME COMMITMENT: 2-3 hours monthly Sept- Oct

 
Reina Chavez (Harmon)

Reflections Committee Member

Assist Reflections Chair including collecting art work, displaying art work, reflections events, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours monthly Sept.- Oct.

 

Restaurant Night - Chair (2)

Organizing 1-2 Restaurant Night Events per month. Preparing paperwork, coordinating with school calendar, advertising events through online communications, flyers, and signs. TIME COMMITMENT: 2- 3 hours per week.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Carmela Buschy

Restaurant Night - Committee Members (2)

Assist with duties assigned by Chair. Assist with scheduling, advertising, etc. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours per month

 
All slots filled
Laura Dean
Liz McCarty

Science Fair - Chair

Updates to the Science Fair Handbook, creating, copying and distribution of announcements to students, recruitment of judges, coordination of judging times with teachers. TIME COMMITMENT: 5 hours the month before & 40-60 hours the month of the fair.

 
Jaime Ayala

Science Fair - Committee Members (3)

Help with setup and take down of the tables and presentations, walking students to and from judging, assist with ribbon distribution. TIME COMMITMENT: 5 hours during the week of the fair.

 
2 of 3 slots filled
Kathy Trombly
happy to help wherever needed
Vanessa Thorsten

Secretary*

Refer to Officer Responsibilities on PTA website. TIME COMMITMENT: July-June time commitment for a 2 year term. Voted on even years. (2018)

 
Cindy Scheich

Spirit Wear - Co-Chair (2)

Secure spirit wear vendor, determine styles, send home flyers for order, and set up display at school. Also responsible for submitting and delivering spirit wear orders. TIME COMMITMENT: 2-3 hours bi-weekly June-May

 
All slots filled
Diane Haviland
Amy Arendt

Staff Appreciation - Chair

Organize staff appreciation events including staff dinners during fall and spring conferences, staff appreciation events in May. Set up and clean up events. TIME COMMITMENT: 10 hrs/yr

 
Cindy Scheich

Staff Appreciation - Co-Chair

Assist the Chair in carrying out the staff appreciation events. TIME COMMITMENT: 10 hrs/yr

 
12 slots filled - more available
Ashly McDaniel
Kenzie Johnston
Rachel Roon
Sasha Lowry
Catherine Nowak
Emily Garrison
Sabrina Garbarino
April Hollmann
Amy Burke
Jennifer Sapp
Abby Fulton
Rachel Bartels

Talent Show - Co- Chair (2)

Assist with duties of 1 Talent Show Chair. TIME COMMITMENT: 1-2 hours weekly Feb-March

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Amy Arendt

Teacher Sweepstakes (5)

Coordinate teacher events, produce & distribute flyers for Thursday folders, sort & distribute tickets, create SignUp Genius for volunteers to help during lunch the week of the event, set up & clean up. TIME COMMITMENT: 2 hr/week from January -mid April

 
1 of 5 slots filled
Catherine Nowak

Treasurer*

Refer to Officer Responsibilities on PTA website. TIME COMMITMENT: July-June time commitment for a 2 year term. Voted on odd years. (2019)

 
Mandee Dwyer

Vice President 1*

Refer to Officer Responsibilities on PTA website. TIME COMMITMENT: July-June time commitment for a 2 year term. Voted on even years. (2018)