5th Grade Yearbook Chair

What is it?

The end of Lower School culminates in a beautiful keepsake yearbook. The Yearbook Chair works with faculty to collect yearbook questionnaires from students, faculty, and staff, takes photos as needed, and lays out the yearbook in Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop.

How many volunteers?

1 person

This is perfect for you if:

You want to take ownership of creating an exceptional keepsake.  You like to work independently, and you have a reasonable facility with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Time commitment & requirements

This is a multi-year commitment; ideally you have more than one child moving through Lower School. The first year you would learn the ropes from the existing chair, with the intent of taking over next year. Time commitment: 35-40 hours in total, concentrated in February, March and April.

Contact person

Cathy R. Lee 

 

BoxTops Coordinator (Lower School)

What is it?

Lead collecting BoxTops from classrooms and help design a community service initiative from the funds. BoxTops are funds available to school organizations collected via commonly purchased household goods.

How many volunteers?

1 person

This is perfect for you if:

You work independently and enjoy designing fun campaigns to encourage competition between classrooms.  You’d like to brainstorm with the PA on how to best use the funds to stimulate innovation and community service.

Time commitment & requirements:

Campaigns run once a quarter at Blaine Hall; 1-2 hours needed during the campaign to collect BoxTops and display results.

Contact person:

Tina Louie

Lost and Found (LS)

What is it?

Earn the undying gratitude of your principal and help keep Lost and Found tidy for the Lower School.

How many volunteers?

2 people

This is perfect for you if:

You get a secret thrill out of reuniting lost items with their owners. Also, you are a saint.

Time commitment & requirements

A little time (30 minutes) every two weeks at Blaine Hall to straighten Lost and Found, pairing boots and gloves, and occasionally taking photos to post on the PA website. One year commitment.

Contact person

Cathy R. Lee 

 

PA Data Coordinator

What is it?

The PA is looking to create a database of volunteers and conduct surveys throughout the year

How many volunteers?

1 person

This is perfect for you if:

You’re curious about how to improve volunteer engagement at the school. Data, surveys, and spreadsheets make you happy, and you don't mind data entry if it means generating strategic insights to improve the effectiveness of the PA.

Time commitment & requirements

This is a new position that could be a one-year or multi-year commitment for a person who enjoys working independently but wants to actively work with the Parents’ Association. 1-2 hours per month.

Contact person

Audris Wong

 

Photographers

What is it?

The PA always needs photos of its events, and we are looking to create a photographer corps to take photos throughout the year.

How many volunteers?

2 people per division

This is perfect for you if:

You love photography and you are often at school with your camera at the ready.

Time commitment & requirements

Marginal additional time commitment taking candids at school events (day and evening) that you are probably already attending, and then uploading them to a Dropbox folder.  Annual time commitment.

Contact person

Frank Baldassare