An 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 2017-2018 Online Volunteer Interests Form! All the events are listed with opportunities to sign up!***
*** All volunteers must complete all steps of the Saint Ambrose Parish Volunteer Form before volunteering at the School events. To get started before you sign up on the 2017-2018 Online Volunteer Interests Form , start here.
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 20, 2017 and November 12th, 2017 (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 21st (evening set up) and September 22nd (event) 2017
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 6th, 2017 (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, 2017 ( 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 17th, 2017 (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 if you are working behind the scenes. Volunteers in school require VIRTUS trained.)
DATE: First Few Weeks of December 2017
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 NOT required to be VIRTUS trained.
DATE: December 2017
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 6th, 7th and 8th 2017 (Setup – evening Dec 6th/ Event Dec 7th and 8th)
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 and works with Institutional Advancement team in organizing activities and events. (MUST be VIRTUS trained.)
DATE: January 28th through February 2nd, 2018
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: April 27, 2018 (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 14th – May 24th, 2018 (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 2018
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 2018 and execution in February 2018 (Does NOT require to be VIRTUS trained.)
DATE: June 3rd Eighth Grade Dinner (set up and event) June 5th – 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.
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). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.)
Sunshine Committee: Works with Institutional Advancement team to welcomes new students to our school, helps facilitate mentor families, volunteers at open houses. Opportunities to spread joy across campus and help with communication of joy! During and after school hours opportunities, some work can be done from home. (Does NOT need to be VIRTUS trained.) Please email email@example.com
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.
Field Day: June 4, 2018. This is a school sponsored event in which PTU provides lunch for the school. PTU organizes and serves lunch. MUST BE VIRTUS TRAINED.
Need: Lead, Co-Lead and 15+ volunteers
Mother / Son Event: Spring 2018.
Organizes an event for mothers and sons to participate in together. Event idea can be creative and off-site. Early planning is required to secure a date, time and place for the event. (Does NOT require VIRTUS training to lead this event.)
Need: Lead and Co-Lead and 15-20 volunteers pending activity chosen.
Father Daughter Dance: April 21, 2018.
Organizes a dinner followed by an evening of dance in Hilkert Hall. Extensive pre-planning for RSVP, preparing dinner/catering, DJ, hall, decorations and theme. (Must be VIRTUS trained for this event.)
Need: Lead and Co-Lead and 15-20 volunteers needed
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