Volunteer Jobs

Class Liaison

Responsibilities include: matching classroom parents with jobs, ensuring that all jobs are filled and all families are participating, acting as a resource for parents with questions or concerns, relaying parent concerns to the teacher and/or VP of Liaisons, acting as the communication conduit for classroom and teacher needs, as well as school wide events and needs, attending monthly PTO meetings (optional but encouraged)

Class Fundraising Representative

Acts as the Liaison between Cabrillo Fundraising efforts and class parents. Responsible for engaging with parents and obtaining volunteers for fundraising activities. Other responsibilities include promoting eScrip signups.

Class Scheduler

Works closely with classroom teacher and liaison to schedule classroom volunteers. Produces monthly volunteer schedule for dissemination to the teacher and families.

Class Field Trip Coordinator

Assists classroom teacher in arranging field trips. Also arranges for drivers (names of potential drivers provided by the class liaison), and keeps track of required driver paperwork.

Class Field Trip Driver

Classes usually take about 5 field trips per year. Drivers must carry a specific limit of Liability Insurance. Detailed information will be provided by the Field Trip Coordinator prior to the first trip.

Class Aide

Assists teacher for a few hours once a week or every other week. All parents are strongly encouraged to volunteer in the classroom a few hours sometime during the year.

Party/Event Coordinator

Works with teacher in planning classroom parties. Contacts families for food and other supplies, and arranges party workers. Assist with school events as needed by fundraising committee.

Party/Event Worker

Helps with set up, serving and clean-up of classroom parties. Assist with school events as needed by fundraising committee.

Class Materials Prep

Assists classroom teacher with gathering items for special projects. Also assists in prepping for cooking projects, art projects, etc.

Fundraising committee member (school wide)

Assists with school wide events i.e. Oktober Fest Auction, Jamba Juice sales, etc.

eScrip Coordinator

Responsible for registering families to eScrip, managing the account, promoting eScrip fundraising opportunities, making sure we are using eScrip to benefit our school in the best possible way, working with the upper grade liaisons to post individual credits to upper grade study trip balances.

49ers Concession stand fundraiser

Works concessions stand at 49er home games.

Lost and Found Organizer

Work with Front office organizing lost items. Donate unclaimed items to local charities at the end of the year

Parent Council Representative

Pacifica School District position. Attends meetings at the district office representing Cabrillo School, discussing district goals, needs and resources. Plans the Elna Flynn Outstanding Volunteer Award dinner which serves as peer recognition of outstanding volunteer activities within the Pacifica School District. Works directly with district coordinating this yearly event.

Creative Arts (Physical Education (PE) , Drama, Music, Art)

Curriculum and training is provided. No professional experience is required. Orientations are held for each discipline prior to the beginning of classes. Classes are held on a scheduled day and time for each grade, once every week.

Jr. Olympics Volunteer

Volunteers prepare students for track and field events sponsored by Pacifica PB&R. Students compete against other Pacifica schools. Springtime event.

Electronic Envelope Coordinator

Work directly with front office, principal, PTO to send out weekly announcements

School Directory/ Volunteer Database

Coordinates the input of contact and volunteer information for each family. Updates and manages this database.

Emergency Phone Coordinator

Coordinator collects emergency contact information for each family, sets up contact chart, and initiates phone tree when requested by the classroom teacher or liaison. Callers volunteer to phone a few parents in the class to relay information from teacher, liaison or principal.

Literacy Committee

Work with a group of parents and teachers who meet with Cabrillo librarian once a month to plan events to promote literacy. Events include: Read-a-thon, the Book Fair, poetry events, and Reading Relay.

Library Aide

Assists with shelving and checking out books. No library experience is necessary. 2 hour shifts once a week or every other week. Library Chairperson provides orientation at the beginning of the school year.

Read-a-thon Volunteer

Works directly with class coordinating this spring time fundraiser.

Book Fair Volunteer

Volunteers with book sales at Book Fair (2x per year)

… and much, much more!