Volunteer Form - 2017-2018

  • 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.
  • Ideally a 2 year position. 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).
  • Volunteer in the lunchroom for 5th and 6th grade lunches. Great opportunity to see your child at lunch.
  • 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.
  • This party is sponsored by The Skokie School and held at Washburne. Chair confirms the date with the school and organizes volunteer chaperones.
  • Organize volunteers to help Mrs. Lazarus with a variety of projects in the art room using SignUp Genius.
  • 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