The Spanish Translation Volunteer performs the following: Are you a Spanish speaker with translation experience? Or a professional translator with a couple extra hours a month? Join our team of volunteer Spanish Translators! Our goal is to send all of our PTA communication in both English & Spanish. Can you help with that goal? Time commitment here is relatively low, and it can easily be accomplished around your own schedule. We try to only reach out to each volunteer 1/x a month or so, and generally only for a paragraph or two of translation.
The Graphic Design Volunteer performs the following: Assist Communications co-chair in creating flyers that can be posted in both English and Spanish (translation will be provided for either as needed) and for other graphic design work as needed. This position can be done with relatively small amounts of effort as needed and depending on your schedule.
The D65 Eco Film Festival performs the following: We have several ways to help make this event a success in it's second year! From advertising to helping with a storefront display, to day-of logistics, and raffle experiential prizes. This is a fun event in which to meet others from the district passionate about getting kids involved with voicing their opinions about the state of our neighborhood and planet.
The End-of-Year Clean Out Coordinator performs the following: Set up labeled cardboard boxes in several locations throughout the school, send information about the clean out and assist in sorting the items collected.
The Green Team Classroom Presenter performs the following: Join us on a journey to coordinate 15 minute presentations in all classrooms about recycling, composting, waste reduction and sustainability. This is done twice per year (September and January) to reminder students and staff about these topics in the lunchroom, in classrooms and beyond. We develop a presentation as a team and present to each class.
The Lunchroom Waste Sorting Station Coordinator performs the following: Visit cafeteria waste sorting stations and communicate with district and school staff about needs and troubleshooting. Make sure signage and practices are updated.
The PTA Council-Green Team Liaison performs the following: Duties include attending PTA Council meetings to share information between the PTA Council and Green Team (Washington), and promote events/initiatives within both Washington & D65.
The Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator performs the following: Passionate about how intricately linked the environment is to all aspects of what kids learn? Help lobby broader installment of environmental curriculum at Washington and in the district.
The Zero Waste Event Coordinator performs the following: All school events aim to be zero waste (to landfill). Prepare w/ event coordinators ways to minimize waste and attend events (if necessary) to aid in recycling, composting and education of waste reduction.
The Kindergarten Playdate Host(s) performs the following: Have current student at Washington AND an incoming Kindergartner in 2019? Help us host 3-4 summer playdates so parents & kids can get to know one another! Traditionally we've had a team of 2-3 individuals, and we will need at least one Spanish speaking volunteer. Responsibilities will include scheduling & promoting the playdates, as well as attending the playdates, answering questions, and building community!
The CARES Coordinators performs the following: Member of Washington CARES Committee. Sets up a restaurant every month that will donate a portion of it's revenues to Washington CARES and does marketing in newsletter, facebook and listserve to make sure people know about it.
The Girls Play Sports Chaperones (occasional performs the following: We are currently looking for chaperone for the FREE Girls Play Sports After School Clinics that we run once a month at Washington for 4th & 5th grade girls. Chaperones are mandatory and responsible for being present at the clinics from 3:35-5pm, and supervising the participants until the ETHS athletes arrive at 3:45 to lead the activities.
Dates for next year are Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4 and March 3. You need to be present OR recruit others to be the chaperone for that day.
The Class Photos/ Yearbook Editor performs the following: Gather photos, create & order the 2019-2020 yearbook. If you start soon, you'd have the opportunity to help with the current yearbook to make next year easier! Main time commitment is during the spring.
The "Good Mornings" program Coordinators performs the following: • Work with administration to provide resources and support to the Books and Breakfast program • Help outreach with potential volunteers, resources or programming during this before school program • NOT required to present during every Books and Breakfast session
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For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Student Enrichment/Culture Group, please contact Tracy Olasimbo
The Passive Marketing (Box Tops, Food 4 Less) performs the following: We need help
This could include informing people about the Food 4 Less program as well as sorting and organizing box tops that are collected at Washington. You only have to put time in periodically and it's very practical and rewarding to work on! Norah has more details.