Volunteer Committees

Ways to Get Involved

8th Grade Musical

Volunteering with the Middle School Musical is a wonderful way to be involved with 8th grade students. In coordination with the Musical Director, you may help with props, costuming, sound, lighting and sets! (Dates: Preparation through winter, spring and Musical in May).

Admission Advocates

Admission Advocates will provide parent perspective regarding the life and culture of Presbyterian School for families at Admission Open Houses and other Admission Office initiatives. Admission Advocates provide an essential connection for new families to get to know the school. They also establish a welcoming bridge for new and current families to become connected. Admission Advocates coordinate New Parent Coffees for parents of incoming new students.

Art Guild

Art Guild volunteers assist Lower School and Middle School art teachers with preparing, labeling, and displaying students’ artwork during the year and for special events such as Admission Open House, Grandparent and Special Friends Day and the Middle School Musical.

Athletic Spirit Committee (MS)

Presbyterian School strives to celebrate the spirit of its Middle School sports teams with special events during each sport's season.  Additionally, we organize Middle School parents of athletes to provide concessions to attendees at sports events at the Outdoor Education Campus and key games on the main campus.

Book Fair

Presbyterian School holds a Book Fair each year to raise funds for the school libraries through book purchases and donations. The  Book Fair will be held at Barnes and Noble on Holcombe at Buffalo Speedway after Grandparent's Day. Committee volunteers help with organization, set up, and staffing.

Early Childhood Rodeo Day

Kick up your heels and boot-scoot with your Beta – Kindergarten classes as they don western attire and learn of Western lore, customs and traditions during Rodeo Day. Volunteers are needed for set up and assisting with fun activities including sack races, face painting, trail mix, crafts, and more.

Early Childhood Splash Day

Splash Day is a great spring fling for Early Childhood at the Outdoor Education Campus. Children participate in a morning of fun activities and games, including water and splash play. Help is needed to gather materials beforehand, and assist with activities and clean up at the event.

Early Childhood & Lower School Christmas Workshop

Early Childhood and Lower School students enjoy this fun-filled family event featuring gingerbread house decorating that celebrate the Christmas season. Volunteers coordinate, set up and staff this event.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation

The PS Volunteer Council provides snacks and refreshments in the teachers’ lounges on designated Wednesdays as assigned to homeroom and advisory groups throughout the school year.

Field Day

Field Day is an outdoor day of physical fun at the Presbyterian School Outdoor Education Campus for K-7th grade students. Field Day volunteers, in coordination with the Physical Education staff, organize, set up and staff the events, activities and snacks and share in this celebration.

Front Desk Coverage

Volunteers are needed to cover the front desk for Lower School and Middle School one hour each day during lunch time.  If you sign up for this committee, you will be contacted to schedule a time that would work for you to fill in at the front desk of either division. 

Grade Level Gatherings

Grade Level gatherings will occur on weeknight evenings in the fall and are opportunities for parents to connect with one another.  Each grade level is encouraged to have a gathering, which is hosted by a family or a group of families in the grade.  While in the past these gatherings have traditionally included dinner, this year we are offering the host(s) more flexibility in the type of gathering that is hosted.  The gathering may be a dinner, a cocktail party with drinks and hors d’oeuvres or simply desserts. The gathering may also be potluck or the host(s) may provide food and drinks.

Grandparent & Special Friends Day

On this special day, grandparents and special friends of each Early Childhood and Lower School student are invited to visit the school.  Volunteer Council help organize the day, decorate, set up and escort visitors. 

Hearing & Vision Screening

The PS Volunteer Council works with the school nurse to facilitate hearing and vision screening of students. A simple but much needed commitment, this volunteer opportunity allows you to meet many of the students of our school as you escort them through the screening schedule.

Learning Commons Assistance

Learning Commons volunteers are needed to help with circulation, shelving and book processing. Book processing volunteers are especially needed to create book plates and place jackets on the books that have been donated to the Learning Commons from Book Fairs. Volunteers may schedule to come in and work independently or come in during  group sessions.

Servant Leadership Support

Presbyterian School has a strong commitment to give our children a sense of outreach to those in need in the community.  Each grade will have one program to be executed during the year.  Servant Leadership is also an integral part of our Veteran's Day activities.

Photography Workshop

Photography Workgroup photographs moments throughout the school year, including candid shots, PS Volunteer Council special events, and classroom and school functions as well as capturing our volunteers in action. Photographs are used for our yearbook, for presentations at PS Volunteer Council general meetings and other projects.

School Pictures

Assist the school photographer with individual and class pictures. This fun volunteer opportunity allows you to put names to faces of many of our school’s students as you help ready students for picture taking.

Servant Hearts Guild

Servant Hearts Guild provides support and encouragement through prayer, cards and meals to Presbyterian School families in times of need.

Uniform Resale

Uniform resale provides a chance to help some clean out their closets while helping others to find uniforms at the reasonable price of $5 for each item. Volunteers help to sort and organize the uniform resale room on a periodic basis. Uniform resale room is open during school hours year-round at the 1 Pinedale office.