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Welcome back to another FUN FILLED year at REC!  Please consider volunteering.   There are many opportunities available that can fit your schedule whether you would like to do something from home or at the school.   It doesn’t matter if it is 1 hour a week, 1 hour a month, or 1 hour a year.  Your time and talents are greatly appreciated, valued and needed.  Please note that volunteer opportunities are not limited to parents and guardians.  We encourage grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. to get involved as well. 

logo.gifRobert E. Cashion Elementary School

2015 - 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

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Room Parent: Assists teacher with organizing classroom parties, making copies, bulletin boards, etc.  Varies depending on teacher.

“Foster” Room Parent:Adopt a class that does not have a room parent or volunteers.

SEEDS (Starting Early Enrichment Designs for Students): Reading program for grades K5-2. This requires 30 minutes every other week.

Sunshine Math: A math enrichment program.  This requires 30 minutes every other week.

Library Volunteer: A schedule will be made to come in on a weekly basis to help the media specialist shelve books.

School Store Volunteer: Assist our school store coordinator with helping students count money and purchase items. The school store is open on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:00. 

Classroom Volunteer: Assists teacher in the classroom and/or by helping prepare things from home.

Copy Team: A schedule will be made and volunteers would come in on a weekly basis to make copies for the teachers.

Work at home:Teachers may have things that can be done from home such as cutting out, collating papers, etc.

Kindergarten Lunch Monitor: During the first month of school the Kindergarten teachers need help getting students situated at lunch time. Lunch begins at 10:30 a.m. each day.

Reflections Assistant:Volunteers will assist our Reflections chair with organizing the PTA Reflections contest.  Reflections runs from the start of school until mid-October.

Yearbook Assistant:  Assist by taking photos during the school year of the students in their classrooms and at special events. 

Fundraisers: Sort and deliver fundraiser items to classrooms for students to take home.

Fall Festival: Various duties include setup/clean up, food, tickets, etc.  Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Fall Festival is scheduled for October 21st, 2016.

Red Ribbon Week: A drug prevention campaign that includes a door decorating contest and small prizes for participation.  October 23rd-31st.

Holiday Shoppe: A week long opportunity for students to purchase gifts for the holidays.  Many volunteers are needed to assist students with money, making wish lists, and purchasing items. The Shoppe is scheduled for December 12th-16th.

Valentine’s Day Candy Grams: Candy Grams (lollipops) will be sold during lunch from February 6th – 9th. 

Talent Showcase: Volunteers will help out behind the scenes with the children who are waiting or have already performed. The Talent Showcase will be on March 24th.

Cashion Block Party:  A school-wide End of the Year Celebration!  It takes a lot of volunteers to make this event a success!  Scheduled for April 28th.

Teacher Appreciation Week:  Volunteers are needed to help with Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1st - 5th.  More details to follow.

Field Day:Volunteers are needed to help with Field Day from approximately 8:45 until 11:30.  Dates are May 25th and 26th.

Hospitality: Help is needed on an ongoing basis to help set up/serve at functions and by sending in baked goods, snacks, and/or drinks.