Sign up! Barron Park Volunteer Opportunities


Take a look at the list of 2023-2024 PTA volunteer roles below and sign up for a job that feels right for you. We've done our best to include brief descriptions and estimated time commitments. If you have any questions feel to reach out to either Scott ( or Pearlin via email or private message on Konstella!


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Positions (5/26 filled)

After School Activities Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 2

Coordinate with vendors and collaborate with the school secretary to run the PTA funded after school scholarship program. (most busy in early August when new vendors are identified, after that 1-5 hours monthly)
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Auction Chair Signed Up: 2 / 2

With support from the VP Fundraising, lead the team planning the spring dinner & auction! (5-10 hours monthly; increasing in spring 2023)

Auction Event Committee (spring 2023) Signed Up: 0 / 20

Help Plan a fantastic fundraising event for our parent community in the spring. October 2022 - April 2023 Roles include: - logo design - marketing/PR - Menu, catering selection - auction item solicitations - ticket sales - fund & games planning - decor - day of event support
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Auditor Signed Up: 1 / 1

Conducts semi-annual audit of Barron Park PTA financial records. (1-5 hours quarterly)

Book Faire Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 2

Contract with Book Fair vendor and organize surrounding events (typically 1 week). 10-20 hours total, busiest close to event date.
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Bulletin Board & Marquee Steward Signed Up: 1 / 1

Update parking lot marquee and bulletin board to reflect upcoming school activities. (1 hour weekly)

Community Closet Signed Up: 1 / 3

Help the Community Closet with organizing donations and helping Up-cycle to the community. Take home what you need - clothes, shoes and more! Four donation drives throughout the year are planned in 2023-24, the programs' 2nd year.
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Special Ed / CAC Representative Signed Up: 1 / 5

Support for special needs families navigating the IEP and 504 process. (plan at least 2x parent coffees, socials attend district wide meetings as needed). Pratibha Gupta is acting as Lead for 2023-24 and additional reps are needed.
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eNews Editors Signed Up: 2 / 4

Collect eNews announcements and format for our weekly newsletter 1x per month.
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Financial Secretary Signed Up: 0 / 1

Records and deposits all PTA donations and issues receipts. (1-5 hours monthly)
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Health & Wellness Representative Signed Up: 0 / 2

Foster a culture of health throughout the school. This role hasn't been filled for a number a years. Take health and wellness to new heights? Want to start a Thursday-morning burpee program before school? Want to arrange a presentation on the importance of Sleep ? Jump into this role and go for it!
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Hospitality Signed Up: 1 / 2

Organize food for PTA and Barron Park staff events. Oversee Teacher Appreciation Week activities. (1-5 hours monthly, mostly during school day)
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Konstella Administrator Signed Up: 0 / 2

Update Konstella with new enrollment data. (1-5 hours monthly, busiest in the Fall during new family data import)
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Library Volunteer Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 1

Helps our librarian schedule and coordinate classroom parent volunteers. (1-3 hours weekly)

PA Children's Theater Parent Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 2

Children's Theatre programs at BP is awesome and amongst the more memorable activities at school. Parents help make this program run smoothly.
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PJ Movie Night Coordinator Signed Up: 2 / 2

Plan and manage PJ Movie Night events. (1-5 hours monthly, or periodically as events are planned). In 2022-23 there were approx 4 Movie Nights and approx 4 planned for 2023-24. There are many opportunities to stay involved during the actual movie night so stay tuned!

PiE Chair Signed Up: 0 / 2

Oversee fundraising efforts at our school site as directed by PiE. (1-5 hours monthly, primarily in the fall)
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PTAC Council Rep Signed Up: 0 / 1

Attend Palo Alto PTA Council meetings on behalf of Barron Park PTA
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Safe Routes to School Signed Up: 1 / 2

Communicate issues to the city and district and best practices to parents. (1-5 hours monthly, attend district wide meetings as needed)
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Social Media Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 2

Periodically post to the BP's social media accounts with photos and reminders. (1 hour weekly)
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Spirit Wear Chair Signed Up: 1 / 2

Design, order, and oversee the sales and distribution of school spirit wear. (1-5 hours monthly, busiest in the Fall and around all-school events)
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Walk-a-thon Chair Signed Up: 0 / 2

With support from the VP Fundraising, lead the team that plans an amazing fall Walk-a-thon (5-10 hours monthly, increasing in September-October)
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Walk-a-thon Event Committee Signed Up: 0 / 20

Help us plan an amazing ON CAMPUS 2022 Walk-a-thon fundraiser for our PTA. varying hours June-October 2022 Roles include: - logo design - marketing - sponsor solicitation - vendor/partner liason - swag bag items & distribution - day of event support Reach out to Alex Caram or Leah Russin for more details!
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Webmaster Signed Up: 1 / 2

Maintain Barron Park's PTA website. Important: someone needs to be responsible for checking and applying security patches. It's really important to apply security updates regularly. <--- If you know what this means then you should consider this position. The PTAC (District PTA) offers support. Other website related activities are a part of this.
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Yearbook Coordinators Signed Up: 0 / 2

Oversee and manage all aspects of the yearbook creation & sales. (most busy in late spring; April/May)
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Yearbook Volunteer Signed Up: 1 / 5

Help collect photos, edit pages as needed/directed by the Yearbook Coordinator
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