Durham PTSA has lots of opportunities for you to be involved. Whether you want to volunteer on a regular basis or as needed, whether you want to be at school or work behind the scenes we have something for you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need more info.
Box Tops– Volunteers help earn money for our school by promoting the collection drive, properly cutting the collected box tops and preparing them to be mailed each October and February.
Chicken Biscuit Sales – Each Wednesday morning two volunteers sell Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuits from 8:15-9:30
Duty Free Lunch- Volunteers monitor the cafeteria during school lunch hours once per month to allow teachers to eat lunch in peace & quiet.
FroYo Friday– Help administration sell frozen yogurt to students from 8:15- 9:15
Fun Friday- Our Wildcat behavior incentive event on designated Friday afternoons allows the students free time outside to be kids. Volunteers are needed for each grade level to sell snacks.
General Volunteers- Events always come up at the last minute or committees might need extra help. We use general volunteers to help us fill in throughout the year.
Grade Level Dances– It takes many hands to plan each grade level dance from decorations, food, and games to set up, chaperoning and clean up. Dances are held in the spring.
Honor Roll Celebrations- After each nine weeks, the students with all A/B’s and S’s in conduct celebrate with a fun event. Volunteers are needed to help plan and chaperone during school hours.
Hospitality– Help spoil our staff by bringing in store bought or homemade treats and serving them several times during the year.
Membership- Sign up families, students and staff as PTSA members during the Meet & Greet before school starts. Gather local business coupons to distribute in membership packages. Organize membership drive campaign in September. Enter membership information in database.
Olympics– This week long, field day type event needs volunteers in March to help sell t-shirts and in May to provide water and other assistance to the athletes.
Red Ribbon Week– This national program takes place in October. Volunteers help promote being drug-free by creating and advertising daily themes and distributing Red Ribbon items throughout the week.
Reflections– Support the arts in this national competition by getting information to students about the contest. Assistance is also needed to help coordinate judges, prepare art work for submission and deliver/pick up art as needed. Most work takes place in the Fall.
School Store– Each morning 2-3 volunteers open the school store from 8:30-9:30 allowing students to purchase items needed during the school day.
Spirit Night– Help is needed to coordinate and promote Spirit Nights/Take Out Tuesdays. These happen periodically throughout the school year.