Volunteers

Volunteer with Friends of Cleveland

Volunteers have an enormous impact on our school.

We welcome and encourage you to donate your time or expertise to help Cleveland Elementary School faculty, administration, students and families.

There are many ways you can help. We can always find things you can do to contribute.

We have many committees, projects, and initiatives to help Friends of Cleveland meet it’s goals.

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Administrative Assistance

 

 

Room Parents

Room parents help teachers with regular communication regarding their classroom, school events, closures, Friends of Cleveland meetings and the School Council. They help connect parents and families with teachers and classroom. 

If you’re interested in becoming or supporting Cleveland’s room parent program, please get in touch.

Contact: committedtocleveland@gmail.com

Committees

Board Development & Recruitment Committee

Chair: Karin Gutierrez

Responsibilities:

  • Attract community members, parents and school staff to volunteer and join our mission to create a positive impact with Friends of Cleveland.
  • Creates strategies and practices to engage selection of diverse members into the organization.

Celebrate Cleveland Committee

Chairs: Julie Weber & Karin Gutierrez

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, operations, logistics, budgeting, and execution of all elements of Celebrate Cleveland Event.
  • Coordinate materials of all required event resources
  • Lead the team on creating an event theme, selecting speakers, creating an agenda, and interacting with partners on event sponsorships

Communications Committee

Chair: Bailey Catanese

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain membership record
  • Create monthly newsletter
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Create publicity for events and programs
  • Flyers, banners, email, media outlets
  • Website edits regarding upcoming events, school updates, etc

Family Engagement Committee

Chair: Erin Scott

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute events for families (boohoo/yahoo brunch, craft nights, family dance, fitness nights, plant seedling event/sale, etc)

Finance Committee

Chair: Ana Kitic

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain bank accounts
  • Prepare monthly treasurer’s report
  • Establish and maintain budget based on recommendations
  • Assure proper forms are used and procedures followed
  • Application and annual filings for 501(c)3 status
  • Oversee annual audit of financial records

Fundraising Committee

Chair: Joe Rappold

Responsibilities:

  • Manage centralized fundraising operations, corporate relationship building, and donor stewardship
  • Manage BoxTops label collection, counting, redemption
  • Setup monthly Dine Out & Give Back events

Red Bird Hustle Committee

Chair: Lauren Rappold

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, operations, logistics, budgeting, and execution of all elements of the Red Bird Hustle, FOC’s annual fun run.
  • Coordinate materials of all required event resources
  • Lead the team on creating an event theme, selecting speakers, creating an agenda, and interacting with partners on event sponsorships.
  • Coordinate activities with staff/ admin/ teachers and parents to raise school spirit, accumulate pledges, and maximize registration for the entire month leading up until the one day event.

Room Parent Committee

Responsibilities:

  • Focuses on being a liaison between Family Engagement & Teacher Appreciation and the classrooms.
  • Room parents help teachers with regular communication regarding their classroom, school events, closures, Friends of Cleveland meetings and the School Council. They help connect parents and families with teachers and classroom. 

    If you’re interested in becoming or supporting Cleveland’s room parent program, please get in touch.

Staff Appreciation Committee

Chair: Meredith Taylor

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and delivery staff appreciation treats monthly
  • Execute annual luncheon for staff
  • Organize Teacher Appreciation week events

Would you like to volunteer?

Email us a committedtocleveland@gmail.com or find us on Facebook.

 

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