Volunteer Your Time at St.C

List of 7 items.

  • Parents Association (PA) Board Positions

    • President
    • Vice President
    • Secretary - for each PA Board meeting, records all remarks and reports, tracks meeting attendance, distributes minutes and prepares meeting announcements.
    • Treasurer – tracks budget, prepares monthly statements, and disburses payments and reimbursements once approved.
    • Assistant Treasurer
    • Communications Chair – creates and coordinate distribution of monthly pushpages with the school’s director of communications, send out grade level email reminders and updates as requested by PA grade level reps.
    • Calendar Coordinator - serves as a clearing house for scheduling all Parents Association activties.
  • School-Wide Events

    Plenty of opportunities in both leadership and helper roles for these events.
    • Fall Festival: A daylong event of games, activities and shopping for our school-wide community.
    • Winter Wonderland: A holiday event geared primarily to the Lower School.
    • Auction: An annual fundraising event that provides a wonderful opportunity for members of our community to come together in support of the school.
  • Lower School

    • PA Lower School Representative - coordinates room parents, Grade Reps, mid-year play, and teacher appreciation events, chairs monthly room parents and parents meetings, and serves on PA Board as Lower School Divisions Rep and as liaison between the PA Board, Lower School Administration and Lower School parents.
    • Assistant PA Lower School Representative - serves on PA Board as Assistant Lower School Division Rep.
    • Room Parent - assists son’s teacher in coordinating classroom activities and mid-year play, with teacher appreciation events, and Fall Festival chairs with volunteer sign-up, and attends monthly room parent meetings. Room parents are selected randomly by mid-August using a lottery system.
    • Backpack Notes Editor - attends monthly parent meetings in the Lower School and takes notes. Edits notes into a pre-formatted newsletter to be distributed to Lower School parents.
    • Colonial Day Class Chair - (Rising third grade only) - assists son’s teacher in coordinating activities for fall Colonial Day.
    • Colonial Ball Chair - (Rising third grade only) - coordinates evening Ball for boys and their parents following Colonial Day.
    • Mid-year Play - helps with the mid-year play in the following areas:
    • Picture Day- assists Ellen Krauss on day of class pictures.
    • Office Support
    • Teacher Hospitality- cooks, bakes or provides teacher treats when needed.
    • Coordinate Grade Activities Committee - works with Grade Rep to plan and coordinate student and/or parent activities with corresponding St. Catherine’s grade rep and committee, as appropriate, and Lower School Head.
  • Middle School

    • PA Middle School Representatives - plan and coordinate 2-3 informative brown bag lunches during the school year, the welcoming of new families, and other student and/or parent coordinated activities.
    • 6th Grade Rep
    • 7th Grade Rep - serves as Assistant Middle School Division Rep on PA Board.
    • 8th Grade Rep - serves as Middle School Division Rep, PA Board member and liaison between the PA Board, Middle School administration and Middle School parents.
    • Library Assistant
    • Field Trip Chaperone
    • Athletics - assists with distributing team information and organizing events.
    • Community Service - helps identify and supervise projects.
    • Coordinate Grade Activities Committee - works with Grade Rep to plan and coordinate student and/or parent activities with corresponding St. Catherine’s grade rep and committee and Middle School Head.
  • Upper School

    • PA Upper School Representatives – plan and coordinate grade specific Fall Festival, community service, Parents Night projects and other student and/or parent coordinated activities.
    • 9th Grade Rep
    • 10th Grade Rep
    • 11th Grade Rep - serves as Assistant Upper School Division Rep on PA Board.
    • 12th Grade Rep- serves as Upper School Division Rep, PA Board member and liaison between the PA Board, Upper School administration and Upper School parents.
    • Altar Guild - prepares the Upper School Chapel for services and events by providing flowers and other arrangements on a weekly basis.
    • Athletics – distributes rosters for 9th grade and JV teams.
    • Library - organizes volunteers to assist librarians.
    • Welcoming - assists incoming Upper School families through the coordination of special events.
    • Junior Intern Program Coordinators - matches the interests of 11th Grade boys with adult professionals
    • Coordinate Grade Activities Committee - works with Grade Rep to plan and coordinate student and/or parent activities with corresponding St. Catherine’s grade rep and committee and Upper School Head.
  • Parent Education

    • Parent Education Chair – oversees the programs and committees described below to provide quality educational programs for parents in conjunction with the school, coordinates such programming with St. Catherine’s counterpart, and serves as a PA Board member.
    • Book Club Chair- with St. Catherine’s counterpart, provides at least one forum per year for parents to discuss books of interest with each other, reports to Parent Education Chair, works with Parent Resource coordinators and serves as a PA Board member.
    • Parent to Parent Chair– with St. Catherine’s counterpart, continues this popular program, encourages parent attendance at these educational opportunities and serves as a PA Board member.
    • Parent Resource Coordinator – will work with the Communications Coordinator, the Parent Resource Committee, the Parent Education Chair and St. Catherine’s counterpart to make parent education articles available to parents on the website and serves as a PA Board member.
    • Parent Resource Committee – will research articles, links and recommended books for inclusion on Parents page of the school website.
    • Parents Council of Richmond (PCR) Representative – will represent St. Christopher’s in this area-wide organization, attend three PCR Rep meetings and three speaker programs, and serve as a member of the PA Board where information about the PCR’s educational activities can be shared with the school.
  • Other Parents Association Standing Committees

    • American Field Service Rep. - spearheads any efforts for AFS by St. Christopher’s.
    • Athletic Contest Hospitality – Three chair committee that provides hospitality/ refreshments at designated home athletic events.
    • Directory – obtains information for and distributes annual St. Christopher’s/St. Catherine’s directory in conjunction with St. Catherine’s counterpart.
    • Fine Arts Reception – provides refreshments and appropriate decorations and displays for receptions following Fine Arts performances.
    • Flowers – provides appropriate flowers and wreaths for school events such as holidays, Parents Night and commencement.
    • Hospitality – provides refreshments for Parents Night, reception following Christmas Service and teacher appreciation.
    • Visual Arts – organizes and coordinates the display of student artwork on and off campus.
    • Volunteer Database - assists in updating and mailing volunteer forms, updates and maintains computer volunteer database, and training PA members on use of database.
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