Volunteer Time

Would you like to be more involved at Avondale? We need your help to plan and coordinate PTA programs and activities for the benefit of all our children. We welcome your extra set of hands to our team of volunteers!

Visit the volunteer sign-up page to sign up for current opportunities.
Download the AES PTA Volunteer Guidelines.
Download the AES PTA Adult Volunteer Application.


Communications

Club Courier: Prep and stuff the weekly Courier, a packet of info sent home with students each Thursday.

Photography: Are you a Shutterbug who owns a digital camera? Help us record memorable moments at school! Take photos at various activities and events.

Web Team: We are seeking 1-2 volunteers to build and maintain the AES PTA website. Must be comfortable navigating WordPress or similar content management systems. Work from your home computer, at your convenience.

Events

Book Drive: Organize a book drive for our Avondale families. Collect gently used books for students to help build their library at home.

Fall Festival (October): Plan and coordinate our fall family fun festival including games, inflatables, food, prizes, contests and MORE.

5th Grade Party (May): Plan and coordinate a celebration for our 5th grade students as they say farewell to elementary school.

Reflections (September 2016, starts August 2016): Collect art, make copies, submit entries, and organize a panel of judges for this national PTA arts competition. Includes visual arts, music, dance, photography, and literature.

Talent Show (April): Coordinate the spring talent show for our Roadrunner students, including artist selection, set-up, publicity and more.

Field Day (May): Organize events and activities to promote healthy, safe, active lifestyles for our students, staff, and parents.

Red Ribbon Week (October/November): Help build individual and school awareness about drug-free lifestyles. Organize and distribute daily messages; coordinate a poster contest for our students.

3K Run/Walk  (Coming in Spring 2017): Coordinate our annual 3K Run and Fun Walk.

Services

Parent Center: Coordinate quarterly workshops on hot topics in parenting.

Staff Appreciation Days: Celebrate our AWESOME staff! Collect teacher/staff favorite things lists and coordinate the week’s activities. Including, Staff Luncheons Work with a team to coordinate staff appreciation luncheons (3x year). Duties may include cooking, setting up, cleaning up, serving.

Box Tops: Help establish rewards and collection events; encourage students and families to collect and bring items to school.

Spirit Wear: Collect orders and distribute shirts. Assist with the sale of Spirit Wear at PTA events.

Outreach

Community Outreach: Connect families, local businesses, government agencies, and charitable organizations with our school through a variety of programs including clothing and food drives.

Volunteer Coordinator: Engage our parents and neighbors to strengthen and sustain their involvement with the school and PTA events.

Hospitality: Reach out to families who are new to Avondale! Help them become involved in PTA programs and events. This committee also reaches out to families who are in need of support during a difficult time.

Members and Sponsors: Work with a team to secure business sponsors, increase PTA memberships, and help grow our PTA.

Visit the volunteer sign-up page to sign up for current opportunities!