Volunteer Opportunities at Peeler!
Peeler is proud of its outstanding
and this is a fundamental piece of what makes our school so special. Last year we had over 3,000 volunteer hours!
Please look at the following list and see what area you would like to volunteer during the 2012-2013 school year:
Open Hearts, Healthy Hearts Walk-a-thon (Fall Donation Drive)
Susan Burns and Jessica Naessig Date: September28
We need a lot of volunteers to make this drive a success – set up; healthy snack donations; cheerleaders; lap counters, and clean up!
Annual Peeler Parent Play Date
Heather Moore and Angie Roberson Date:
We’ve had over 200 people come every year!!! Dinner is served; children depart to watch a fabulous movie while parents have some "down time" to engage in activities such as yoga, African drumming, and a craft for the school and talk time with our principal.
Contact Persons:Noriko Dailey and Keri Key Dates: November 27-30
This is an exciting time of reading at Peeler! We need volunteers to help with set up/break down, participate in various shifts throughout the week during book sale, assist children in making a wish list, and other duties.
Contact Person:Keri Key Date: November 27
This is another opportunity of fellowship and fun in our Peeler community. We need groups of families to help with set up/break down, assist in serving pizza and sides and final clean up.
Cookie Dough Distribution
Jen Worrells Date: Mid December
This huge fundraiser comes with buckets and buckets of cookies!!! On the delivery day, we get in hundreds of buckets of cookie dough and we need a volunteer crew to help fill orders. Distribution is conducted in one afternoon. This is an enormous undertaking and we need all the helping hands help we can get.
Silent Auction/Raffle/ Class Baskets
Robin Mykytyn and Jane Davis Date:
May 10, 2013
This big fund raiser takes place at our annual Spring Fling. We need groups of families to engage in soliciting local businesses for donations. On the day of event, we need volunteer help with organizing layout, setting up and cleaning up.
Staff Appreciation Week
Ayana Kollock Date: Early May 2013
Help remind our staff how much they are loved and appreciated! This is a week long event that organizes different activities / small gifts for our amazing staff.
YEAR ROUND OPPORTUNITIES
Fit Friday (Family Dances)!
Contact Person:Peter Martinek-Jenne Dates: TBD
These events are a time to let your hair down and dance. Volunteer help is usually in the areas of providing refreshments and music. Put on your dancing shoes and also help organize Friday after school "fit" activities, like football and yoga!
This committee helps coordinate lunches and various celebrations for teachers and staff throughout the year.
Peeler Post Writers
We are searching for someone from each classroom to make Peeler post submissions about all the exciting things happening in that specific classroom. Let’s make our classrooms shine.
Peeler Post Copying
Contact Person:Katie Caudle
It is hot off the presses!! Every Thursday morning at 8, we need volunteers to help copy, fold, and distribute the weekly PTA newsletter.
Contact Person:Mika Cohen-Jones and Erin Fowler
Have a green thumb? Our gardens need year round maintenance-watering, weeding, planting and harvesting!
Our children need tutoring for everything from math to science to reading and writing!
Contact Person:Keri Key
Being a part of this committee would involve promoting this arts competition, gathering artwork, preparing artwork and paperwork for county level; hanging artwork in cultural center, removing artwork, communicating with county level, and preparing an awards ceremony for Peeler participants!
Contact Person:Noriko Dailey
Our librarian needs your help shelving books and helping to keep our grand media center organized. We are looking for volunteers in the early afternoons if possible.
Contact Persons:Cheryl Stevens
We are always looking for new plays, presentations and other performing arts displays that will intrigue our children and brighten their creativity! We also need help from families on performance days to help set up and make sure performers have what they need.
Contact Person:Mary Bryan - Stewart
Assists PTA board members and staff with researching classroom/educational projects, cultural arts events, etc.
Contact Person:Jane Davis
This committee helps to connect new families to the Peeler community with older families. It is a good resource for families who may be unfamiliar with the many diverse opportunities and experiences within our school. We have a Peeler Partner Picnic coming up on September 21st
and could use your help!
Contact Person:Richard Dailey
Men's Group is a group of fathers and adult male relatives of Peeler students who are committed to enhancing the educational experience of Peeler students through volunteer work. There are opportunities to participate in Saturday morning work days, help clean the playgrounds on Monday morning, help fix bicycles, paint, fix broken equipment and help with Spring Fling, our annual cookout in late May.
Publicity / Market / Magnet Fair
Contact Person:Mike Stuhler
This group would coordinate parents and families to stuff magnet fair envelopes, coordinate magnet tour guides, and schedule parent shifts at the magnet fair.
Peeler Post: Volunteer Area
A volunteer corner will be advertised weekly within the Post; this section will highlight current volunteer opportunities at the school and will provide event info / Contact Person contact information as needed.
Detach here and return this portion to PTA President Box
Name _____________________________________________ Teacher___________________________________________ Phone Number _______________________________ E-Mail ___________________________________
Interested in helping with: