Volunteer

There’s a lot you can do!
Any amount of time you can give is appreciated. Fill out the volunteer form to sign up for our volunteer database. You will be contacted to arrange a schedule that works for you and receive emails about opportunities.

Volunteer Form

 


CURRENT NEEDS

Spring Fling
May 19; 7:00, Central Middle School
Sixth graders from all of the elementary schools join together for a great party at Central Middle School.
Pre-Event Opportunities
Event Shifts

BOGO Book Fair
May 26
All books will be buy one, get one free as a thank you to parents for our two previous successful Book Fairs.
Sign up for a shift

 


ONGOING NEEDS

Library
Ongoing
Assist with book check-out, re-shelving, laminating, and book production. Working in the Library requires a 2-month commitment.
Contact Cari Stein or drop by the library

Art Room
October 7: 9:00 am
November 4: 9:00 am
December 2: 9:00 am
Help our art teacher hang or arrange displays, prepare materials for upcoming projects, etc. Would you like to be part of a regular group that comes in the first Friday of each month? Start at 9 and stay as long as you want. You can also bring your student(s) to the Art Room with you before school starts. (Flexible hours also available; please contact Jennifer Totoritis, Art Teacher to discuss.). Easy and fun!
Jennifer_Totoritis@edenpr.k12.mn.us

Yearbook
Ongoing
Take pictures at school events, your child’s classroom, and/or work on the team to design pages. Flexible, help however you can.
Get on the list for opportunities
Upload photos (school code is GVZLYJ)

Classroom Parent
Ongoing
Works with PTO and teachers to communicate and share information about special events and volunteer opportunities with parents. Room parents may also welcome new students and families, plan or coordinate as requested by the teacher, and is a contact for parents and teachers with PTO inquiries.
Get on the list for opportunities

Help from Home
Ongoing
Different events may need help with phone calls, data entry, cutting, pasting, assembling, covering books, etc. You’ll get emails; choose what interests you.
Get on the list for opportunities

2016-2017 PTO Committee Board & Chair Positions
Ongoing
– PTO CARES Chair(s)
– Donations Chair(s)
– Back to School Picnic Chair(s)
– Calendar/Directory Chair(s)
Note: you do not need to attend PTO meetings to hold one of these positions and any position can be shared by co-chairs.
Position Descriptions
Contact Shannon Laffond

 


UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

Bingo Night
TBD
Get on the list for opportunities

 


PAST OPPORTUNITIES

Kindergarten Playdates
August 22, 4:30; August 24, 9:00
Welcome Kindergarten parents to Prairie View with a playdate at Prairie View park before school begins.
Get on the list for opportunities

PV Open House
August 31, 4-6
Help out at the PTO table during open house.
Get on the list for opportunities

Back to School Lunchroom Volunteers
September 6-9, 12-14
Help students come in off the playground, wash their hands, get into the correct lines to go into the cafeteria, enter their lunch pin number, and find their table.
Get on the list for opportunities

Picture Day Helpers
September 13
Assist photographers by distributing forms and managing student lines. Short shifts are available.
Get on the list for opportunities

Back to School Picnic
September 30; 5:00-7:30
Get on the list for opportunities

Picture Retake Day Helpers
October 12
Assist photographers by distributing forms and managing student lines. Short shifts are available.
Get on the list for opportunities

Fall Conference Meals
October 13 & 18
Donate food items for the teachers and staff during conferences and help with set-up and clean-up.
Get on the list for opportunities
Donate to this event

Fall Bookfair
October 12-14, 17-19
Help set up, cashier, and assist students during conference week. Many short day and evening shifts available over several days.
Get on the list for opportunities

Read-A-Thon Helpers
October 24 – November 10
Assist with organization and implementation of our exciting fall fundraiser.
Get on the list for opportunities
Donate to this event

PV Gives Back Event Helpers
December 19 & 20
Participate with PV students in giving back to their community. A portion of proceeds from the Read-A-Thon fund this activity.
Get on the list for opportunities

Hearing & Vision Screening
January 11, 12
Assist health professionals in hearing and vision testing of students. Many short shifts available over a few days.
Get on the list for opportunities

Fitness Night
January 23; 5-6 or 6:30-7:30
Assist our Phy. Ed. teachers and families with gym games. A great time for your family…you can sign up for a short shift while the kids have a blast!
Get on the list for opportunities

Movie Night
Thursday, January 26
Get on the list for opportunities

Spring Bookfair
February 13-17, 20
Help set up, cashier, and assist students during conference week. Many short day and evening shifts available over several days.
Get on the list for opportunities

Spring Conference Meals
February 16, 23
Donate food items for the teachers and staff during conferences and help with set-up and clean-up.
Get on the list for opportunities

Carnival
March 11; 1-4
Our students FAVORITE event! Join the Carnival team or simply work the event (Saturday). Choose whatever interests you (and you’ll have many choices)!
Get on the list for opportunities

Used Book Exchange
April 18-20
Help collect books in the mornings, or help students pick “new” books during lunchtime. Many short shifts available over a few days.
Get on the list for opportunities

Staff Appreciation Week
May 1-5
Help plan, donate or setup for a week of celebration for our wonderful teachers and staff! You can also help with the annual raffle, serve or clean up during our annual lunch.
Get on the list for opportunities
Donate to event