PROGRAMS – LIMITED VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT
- Fall Festival: Courtney Murphy (email@example.com) — Plan the annual event that features carnival games, crafts, dancing, food and other activities. This event is not a fundraiser, however has generated a profit for the last few years. Tasks include: securing a vendor for carnival games, hiring a DJ, purchasing prizes, crafts, food donations, organizing selfie-stations, ticket sales and volunteer coordination. Co-chairs can decide how the work is divided.
- Fifth Grade Farewell, Field Day & Gift:
- Farewell: Erin O’Brien (firstname.lastname@example.org), Lauren Campbell (email@example.com) — Ideally, this position will be held by a 4th-grade parent: prepare/order food and decorations for 5th-grade graduation; order/purchase cake, snacks, beverages and theme-appropriate decorations (tablecloths, plates, cutlery, etc.); set up additional table for 5th-grade gifts; recruit volunteers on day of event to help serve 5th graders and their families following the farewell ceremony. Submit receipts to HESPTA treasurer for reimbursement.
- Field Day & Gift: Jane Burka (firstname.lastname@example.org), Suzanne Persaud (email@example.com), Lisa Swoboda (firstname.lastname@example.org) — Design and order 5th-grade T-shirts; plan and run game stations; arrange water and fruit for the students (or Kona Ice); take an organized group picture with ALL students visible—print photo to present to 5th graders during the farewell ceremony (photos can be tucked in folders or gifted to students in frames); order 5th-grade gifts and arrange them on provided table prior to the farewell ceremony.
- Reflections: Jennifer Miller (email@example.com), Jordano Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org) — Promote the Reflections program using multiple avenues; determine due date for HES entries; organize judges from the community; make copies of all winning entries and forms; double check student entry forms and upload online; order trophies for HES winners and certificates for participants; organize reception for participants and parents; send winning projects on to the next level and return non-winning projects. All of this takes place between September and December of the academic year. Responsibilities must be shared among multiple people. Unlimited number of open positions.
- Spirit of Hampton: Sandy Lombardo (email@example.com) — Request and gather wish lists from all teachers prior to American Education Week (November); prepare forms and post them during American Education Week to allow visiting parents/guardians, friends and family members to sign up to donate specific items; provide feedback to teachers regarding donation commitments; follow up with donors to make sure commitments are fulfilled.
- Student Directory: Jess Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org) — Prepare flyer requesting contact information from families who want to be included in the Hampton Student Directory; compile directory using family- submitted data; coordinate distribution of directory to students.
- Teacher Appreciation Week: Tracey Daniels (email@example.com) — Organize and lead a committee to determine a theme for Teacher Appreciation Week (May); provide a teacher breakfast and luncheon; execute other ideas and surprises as determined by the committee.
- Yearbook: Maureen Zingo — Coordinate all content, printing, sales and distribution for annual yearbook; communicate deadlines to families regarding ads and picture uploads; take pictures at school events for yearbook consideration; provide promotional details to communications committee for dissemination in newsletter, social media, e-mails, etc.