Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Skokie / Washburne PTO!  We appreciate your time and commitment to the PTO.  We could not run all of our activities and events without your help!  Please complete the form by May 30, 2018. Thank you!

Volunteer Form - 2018-2019

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  • Organize Fall party for all Skokie/Washburne Parents.
  • Serve as liaison between band instructor & parents, collect dues, provide refreshments at post concert receptions, buy gifts for instructors and other tasks as needed. Works with Orchestra Chair. 

  • Serve as liaison between chorus instructor & parents, collect dues, provide refreshments at post concert receptions, buy gifts for instructors and other tasks as needed.
  • Compile directory from infosnap downloads and manage sign-up, distribution and access to online directory. Will work with current lead this year.
  • Work with KW faculty to plan and organize school-wide Field Day event. Recruit and schedule parent volunteers.
  • Assist with planning and hosting a school coffee for 5th grade parents. Typically held in September.
  • Collect and tally receipts from Grand Foods for Skokie/Washburne to receive a 3% return. This is a main fundraiser for our schools.
  • Work with administration, teachers, parents, and students to promote and implement green initiatives at Skokie. Organize Earth Week activities (spring). Chair is liaison to District 36 Green Team.
  • Organize catered breakfast/lunch for teachers and staff 4 times a year. 2x in the fall, 1x in the winter and 1x in the spring (during Teacher Appreciation week).
  • Work with the school principals to help welcome new families to Skokie/Washburne and District 36. Volunteers connect with new families and attend the New Family Gathering in late August-early September.
  • Serve as liaison between strings instructor & parents, collect dues, provide refreshments at post concert receptions, buy gifts for instructors and other tasks as needed. Works with band chair.
  • Coordinate with school staff and the photographer to ensure a smooth picture day in September. Recruit and organize parent volunteers for the day of.
  • Chairs coordinate dances and pizza pre-parties, organize volunteers and collect money. Volunteers are needed to help chaperone. The dances are held 5 times throughout September-October and take place in the Washburne Gym.
  • Organize volunteers to help Mr. Greenman with a variety of projects in the art room using SignUp Genius and displaying students' art projects throughout the school.
  • Coordinate online sales of school supplies; coordinate delivery and distribution of supplies the week before school starts.
  • Assist in maintaining seasonal planters around both schools.
  • Work with principal and service advisor to organize volunteers, registration, pre-race packet pick up, water stations, and mile markers along the race route.
  • Organize new social opportunities for 5th, 7th and 8th graders after/outside of school. For example: pep rally, movie night, ice skating.
  • Chairs coordinate/plan Graduation, committee members help with tickets, ceremony, reception and graduation party