Volunteer Opportunities

Admissions_2_Saint_Ambrose_Catholic_School_Brunswick_ohioAn awesome way to get involved in your child’s school!

Getting involved at your child’s school is one of the best ways ensure our student’s success at Saint Ambrose School.

To let us know your information and interests, complete the 2016-2017 Online Volunteer Interests Form!

NOTE: All volunteers must complete all steps of the Saint Ambrose Parish Volunteer Form before volunteering at the School events.

PTU Volunteer Opportunities:

Check out all of the fun events we have planned for your students and your family. Please consider where you can volunteer your time and talent!

Click on the titles below for more information on each.

Organizes the re-sale of used uniforms at planned sales throughout the year (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained).

DATES: August 14 and November 20th (Sunday after masses)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 5 volunteers for each date

Plans and organizes event for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. (Approx 375 people attend). Work with School Principal in regards with activities, prayer service, food and refreshments for students and their special people. (MUST be VIRTUS Trained.)

DATES: September 22nd (evening set up) and September 23rd, 2016 (event)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 25-30 volunteers needed for this event for both set up

Organizes a continental breakfast for entire school consisting of lite breakfast items such as donuts, fruits, granola bars along with refreshments pertaining to coffee, milk, juices and water. (Does NOT need to be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: October 7th, 2016 (6:00 am – 7:45 am)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 15-20 volunteers needed for this event

Organizes and plans the fall harvest celebration for (K-5th) and Halloween Parade for entire school during the school day. Lead works with PTU Board and School Principal with setting activities and time slots for each grade to attend the festival. This event has elaborate decorating and needs a spirited team. (MUST be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: October 30th (evening set up 3:00-9:00 pm) and October 31st, 2016 ( day of the event)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 30-40 volunteers needed

Organizes the all school Thanksgiving Feast for all students at SAS during the school day. This requires communication with PTU Board and School Principal in regards to the event. Full meal is served. Planning is necessary. Standard Decorating is involved. Large number of volunteers needed for day of the event. (MUST be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: November 18th, 2016 (during school – 7:30-1:00 pm)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 20-25 volunteers needed for the day of the event

Coordinates the setup of Christmas Tree, the collection of donated gifts from the students for the less fortunate in our community, and the delivery of gifts to the main community coordinator. Daily morning collection during the two weeks in December. (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: First Few Weeks of December

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 5-10 volunteers needed

Prepares and distributes chocolate bars to the students in celebration of the Saint Ambrose Feast Day. (MUST BE VIRTUS TRAINED – if distributing in school. Team behind the scenes are (Does NOT required to be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: December 2016

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead Needed

Plans and organizes the sale of merchandise available to the students to purchase as Christmas gifts for family and friends. Planning is a necessity for this event. It entails a few months of planning and 3 days of executing during school hours. (MUST be VIRTUS trained.)

DATES: December 7th, 8th and 9th (Setup – evening Dec 7th/ Event Dec 8th and 9th)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 20 volunteers

Assists with the coordination of Catholic Schools Week daily activities held during and outside of school with the exception of the Scholastic Book Fair. Communicates with school Principal in organizing activities and events. (MUST be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: January 29th and February 3rd, 2017

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 10-15 volunteers needed throughout week for certain events each day.

Organizes a continental breakfast for entire school consisting of lite breakfast items such as donuts, fruits, granola bars along with refreshments pertaining to coffee, milk, juices and water. Pre- Planning is necessary. (Does NOT need to be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: May 5th, 2017 (6:00 am – 8:00 am)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 15-20 Volunteers needed

A new energetic event entering our school. Will be our largest PTU school fundraiser held during school. This is a motivational and enthusiastic event for the entire school, faculty and parents. It specializes in fitness, character and fun. Planning is a necessity with the help of the Boosterthon event staff and team. Responsible for executing all initiatives including lunch for entire school and actual fun run on campus with direction of the Institutional Advancement and Funding Department along with Principal. Director of this event will be an SAS funding team member – Lead and Co-lead will be members of PTU to execute all initiatives. (Must be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: May 1st – May 10th, 2017 (Race Date TBD during that week)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 50+ Volunteers

Coordinates the sale of Malley’s products for Easter Season. Will need to pre-plan and also be able to execute the distribution of candy products. Students will sell candy and portion of profits will are given back to PTU. (Does NOT require VIRTUS training)

DATE: Spring 2017

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead 5 volunteers needed to assist

This event is executed by the all 7th grade parents along with the preparation, donating of supplies and volunteering for these two events. PTU will assist when needed. Event consists of or organizing the Eighth grade dinner for all graduating students and their parents, HSP faculty and administrators. It also includes preparation for the reception following the Graduation Mass. Preparation begins in January 2017 and execution in February 2017 (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.)

DATE: June 5th Eighth Grade Dinner (set up and event) June 7th – Graduation reception (setup and event)

NEED: Lead and Co-Lead Volunteers – ALL 7th grade families MUST participate Additional Volunteers needed upon request.

The events below are ones that occur all school year and do not have specific dates until determined. Dates will be decided upon as we move closer to the event.

Boxtops/Tyson’s/Giant Eagle/Labels for Learning: Coordinates the collection of Boxtops and Tyson’s, Coordinates the registration of Giant Eagle card on-line and the collection of Labels for Learning. (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained). Lead and Co-lead needed along 5 volunteers needed to be help count and collect.

Fellowship Nights: Plans and organizes various activities throughout the year to engage students, parents and families to participate in fun activities. (Ex. Kalahari, Pallet Painting, Planting Party (Spring), Freezer Meal (Winter), Parent Happy Hours, Mom’s Night Out, Movie Nights and other Off-site Activities.) Lead Needed and 2 other volunteers to help coordinate.

School Decorating Committee: Decorates the school for various seasons through the school year. Dates will be set to help volunteer for the times you can. (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.) Leaded Needed – 15-20 volunteers needed

School Photography: Help us capture great photos of our students at our events. Sign up to stop by an event, take photos and share them with our school team.  (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained).

Schwan’s Food Delivery: Plans and organizes all sales of Schwan’s Food Delivery. (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.) Lead and Co-lead Needed

Spirit Wear: Helps coordinate the ordering and distribution of spirit wear order by families at SAS. Works in conjunction with the PTU Parent/Teacher Liaisons. (Does NOT need to be VIRTUS trained.)

Teacher Treats and Conference Dinners: Provides a special treat for the teachers once a month in addition to 2 teacher luncheons. (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.) Lead Needed – volunteers needed to help execute.

Virtus Training

VIRTUS identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent wrongdoing and promote “right-doing” within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the Church. Visit the Virtus website to learn more.

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