2021-2022 PTO Volunteer Sign Ups
Community Park School

Small Jobs, Big Impact

Thanks to everyone who has stepped up to volunteer for next year's PTO team!

Many critical PTO roles are now filled, but we still have lots of small, one-off jobs that can have a big impact.

We expect a full calendar of in-person events and activities next fall and need your help in organizing Welcome Week, Bike/Walk to School Day, Photo Day, the Halloween Parade, Fall Silent (Online) Auction, Party Boards, Book Fair, and more.

Please check out these smaller jobs below under Fundraising and Events and sign up!

Also, mark your calendars for the General PTO Meeting this Thursday, June 17, at 7 p.m., when we will approve next year's officers by vote. All parents and teachers are welcome to attend (Zoom link to be sent separately).

The meeting is also a good time to ask questions about other volunteer opportunities at CP.

Thanks in advance for contributing your time and talents to CP. We can't wait to work together next fall to make sure CP is still the place to be! ;)

PS - Have an idea for an event or activity for next year? Let us know! Email copresidents@cppto.org.


Co-President Signed Up: 2 / 3

Meet with CP and district representatives regularly to discuss school events, policies, and issues; advocate for CP students; organize PTO meetings to raise awareness and understanding of school issues among parents; foster a spirit of community and good will among CP staff and families. (Time Commitment: 10 hrs/month)
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Treasurer Signed Up: 1 / 1

Manage the dispersal of PTO funds, including reimbursing teachers, paying after school clubs instructors or artists-in-residence, and recording fundraising income. (Time Commitment: ~5 hours/month)

VP of Communications Signed Up: 1 / 1

Support the Board in all communications matters: managing Konstella creating announcements, newsletter, flyers, etc. (Time Commitment: 10hrs/month)

Fundraising Co-Chairs Signed Up: 2 / 2

Organize CP's annual fall fundraiser, which has typically included an adults-only event, auction, and party boards. Assist with brainstorming and delegating additional smaller fundraisers, such as flower or pie sales, special restaurant nights, etc. (Time Commitment: ~2-5 hrs/month)

Clubs Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 1

Organize CP's dynamic fall, winter, and spring after school club activities: Solicits instructors, organizes student registration, oversees clubs administration and payment of instructors. (Time Commitment: 5-10 hrs/month)

Community Service Outreach Coordinator Signed Up: 0 / 1

CP has a rich tradition of community service outreach. The coordinator would work with community partners to create service opportunities for our students, such as the annual Winter Clothing Drive and the February food drive with Arm-in-Arm. (Time Commitment: ~1-2 hrs/month)
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Faculty Support & Teacher Engagement Liaison Signed Up: 1 / 1

Organizes faculty appreciation events and gifts; acts as a point person for CP teachers and staff to help keep them informed of PTO activities and support. Works closely with the PTO Teacher Representative. (Time Commitment: ~1-2 hrs/month)

Parker Bear Fund Liaison Signed Up: 2 / 2

Work with CP and district staff to administer the Parker Bear Fund, which assists students who qualify for free and reduced lunch. (Time Commitment: 1-2 hrs/month)

Sustainability Chair Signed Up: 0 / 1

Lead CP's sustainability efforts, such as collections for the TREX plastic film competition and other recycling efforts, organizing bike to school day, etc. (Time Commitment: 1-2 hr/month)
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Teacher Representative(s) Signed Up: 3 / 4

Offers teachers' perspective to the PTO board; works closely with the VP of Faculty Support & Teacher Engagement. (Time Commitment: 1-2 hrs/month)
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Special Education Parent Advisory Group Liaison Signed Up: 0 / 1

Represent CP on the Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG), which advises the PPS administration. Act as a resource for parents at our school. (Time Commitment: ~2 hours/month)
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Fall Silent (Online) Auction Signed Up: 0 / 2

Organize CP's annual silent auction, which will take place online this year. Job includes soliciting donated items from CP families and/or the wider community. The auction is usually held in conjunction with our fall fundraising event and is one of the largest sources of support for our school.
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Party Boards Signed Up: 0 / 2

Solicit a range of party boards to be hosted by CP families. The party boards can be for kids, families or adults, and held throughout the year. Party boards usually kick off during our fall fundraising event and are one of the largest sources of support for our school.
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Silvergraphics Signed Up: 1 / 1

In coordination with CP's art teacher, organize the Silvergraphics custom art and keepsakes sale.

Princeton Perks Signed Up: 0 / 1

Prepare the Princeton Perks program for 2022 with a team from Princeton's other elementary schools.
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Local Eatery Nights Signed Up: 0 / 1

Organize and publicize an occasional "CP Night" at a local eatery, such as Nomad Pizza. (The eatery then donates a portion of the night's proceeds back to the school.)
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Book Fair Co-Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 1

Assist Patty Joseffer in organizing and running CP's annual Parker Bear Book Fair. This is a one-time event, typically held in the spring.

Welcome Week Signed Up: 0 / 2

Help coordinate CP's return to school next fall. Welcome week usually starts with Welcome Tours for incoming kindergartners and new students the day before school starts. (Tours are traditionally led by 5th graders.) There's also an info table to orient new parents, small give aways for new students, etc.
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Clubs Co-Coordinator Signed Up: 0 / 1

Assist Clubs Coordinator Patty Joseffer in lining up fall (in person!!) after school clubs. Patty has been doing the work of 5 people on her own this year and could use a hand.
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Bike/Walk to School Day (Fall) Signed Up: 0 / 1

Help organize and publicize CP's bike/walk to school day celebration to encourage healthy, sustainable methods of transportation. Typically on a fall morning in late September or October.
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Speaker Series Coordinator Signed Up: 1 / 1

Organize the line up of PTO meeting speakers from the PPS administration or the wider community to engage CP parents.

Photo Day Signed Up: 0 / 1

Organize and publicize CP's photo day in cooperation with school admin.
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TREX Recycling Competition Signed Up: 1 / 1

Coordinate and publicize CP's plastic films collection throughout the school year for the annual TREX competition. How many pound can we collect? We've got a rep to protect!

Halloween Parade Signed Up: 1 / 2

Help organize and decorate the CP playground for the school's annual Halloween Parade, in cooperation with school admin.
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Pre-K Rep Signed Up: 0 / 1

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Kindergarten Rep Signed Up: 1 / 1

1st Grade Rep Signed Up: 1 / 1

2nd Grade Rep Signed Up: 1 / 1

3rd Grade Rep Signed Up: 1 / 1

4th Grade Rep Signed Up: 0 / 1

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5th Grade Rep Signed Up: 0 / 1

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