Cherokee is consistently an outstanding school in large part because of the involvement of our families. Volunteer’s gifts of time and talent are greatly valued and have a tremendous impact on our school. Please take a moment to read about the volunteer opportunities. There is an opportunity to match every talent and a task to match every schedule.
ARTS AND EDUCATION
ART MASTERPIECE – Lead art presentations in the classroom and help students develop artist-inspired work to be displayed during the Cherokee Art Walk; all materials and background information is provided; variable number of hours from TBD.
ART WALK/OPEN HOUSE – Assist in hanging art work; perform assigned duties during the Art Walk Open House; March 2022.
HOLIDAY ANGEL – Assist in distributing Holiday Angel cards the week before Thanksgiving break; help coordinate and deliver gifts to recipient school – November
BOOK BONANZA – Help count and sort books during collection week. Help sell and organize books during the sale. Collection and set-up. COMING SPRING 2022
COMMUNITY/PASSIVE FUNDRAISING – Assist in identifying, organizing, and promoting community fundraising events at area restaurants and shops. Also, help to establish partnerships with area supermarkets and other retailers.
SPRING AUCTION FUNDRAISER – Feeling lucky? Our main adult social event of the year that will include our live and online auction.
BOO BASH – Adult social event. A great way to get to know your fellow Cherokee families. Enjoy a casual evening hosted at a premier Estate in the valley with food, fun, and beverages. We hope to see you there! Details to follow in backpacks and newsletter.
TRUNK OR TREAT – Classroom Trunk Decorating Contest, Food Trucks, Bounce Houses, Cake Walk and MORE!! Cherished Cherokee Event!
PICTURE DAYS – Keep students organized and gorgeous on picture days.
TEACHER APPRECIATION – Prepare items (such as salads, casseroles or baked goods) for Teacher Appreciation events; minimal time commitment. MAY 2-6, 2022
SPIRIT WEAR – Help chair promote spirit wear purchasing and then help distribute to classes: throughout the year.
END OF YEAR VOLUNTEER HAPPY HOUR – Work with chair to organize event.
YEARBOOK – Help assemble pages for the school yearbook; variable time commitment.
SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHER – Take photo’s at events for yearbook images; variable time.
SCHOOL SUPPORT – ON Campus Volunteers Contact SUSD for Approval and Badge
PARKING LOT – Expedite the carpool process during drop-off and pick-up; regularly scheduled times through the school year.
LIBRARY – Help Librarian shelve and maintain books; help students with selecting and checking out books; 1-2 regularly scheduled hours, once a week or every other week through the school year.
ART ROOM HELPERS – Assist art teacher in the classroom with students and between classes. Help organize art supplies.
CAFE ASSISTANCE – Assist cafeteria in the mornings to watch kids prior to lunch staff. Regular commitment on the same morning, each week, 8:15 – 8:45 am.
Please send us a note letting us know the positions your are interested in. You will be contacted to discuss the ways you would like to help. If you would like more information about any of these opportunities, please note your question in the Comment area below. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Cherokee. We look forward to hearing from you!