Below are brief descriptions of the many volunteering opportunities which are an integral part of our Home & School Association. Our committees are grouped into four main areas:  Hospitality, Fundraising, Socials and Support/Clerical.  There are many opportunities throughout the year for you to get involved. These activities benefit all of our children and would not exist without your help and commitment. Consider helping out in a variety of events/activities. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet new members of the Corpus Christi School Community and to have a positive impact on your child’s education.


CCS H&S ASSOCIATION OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTIONS

The H&S Board is led by a President (or Co-Presidents), Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Co-Treasurer.  Additional information as to their description and time commitment may be found under the H&S Association Job Descriptions page. 


HOMEROOM PARENTS: (2 per classroom)

Homeroom parents’ are responsible for organizing, running and recruiting volunteers for class holiday parties and other events as requested by the teacher. They also are responsible for collecting money for the teachers’ Christmas gifts. They also may be needed to assist with or find volunteers to help with the major student fundraiser which usually takes place in the Spring. Kindergarten homeroom parents will be needed to help run Kindergarten Field Day. First Grade homeroom parents may be needed to host the social for Kindergarten Graduation reception.

CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL COMMITTEES

To ease the planning and preparation of these events, each committee is headed by the chairperson(s). Committee members support the chairperson(s) and provide assistance during the event.


HOSPITALITY COMMITTEES:

BULLETIN BOARD - monthly

  • CHAIRPERSON: Design and set-up bulletin board in 1st floor hallway. COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, provide ideas for bulletin boards.


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS’ WEEK - once a year (event is a Sunday in January)

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize the Open House reception which includes decorations, kids activities, and refreshments (donuts, soft pretzel bites, water, coffee, etc.) Invite all school and parish organizations to participate and have each one set up an information table in the social hall. Highlight the school and answer any questions.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed. Assist with set-up and clean-up.


GRANDFRIEND’S DAY – once a year (event on school day in November)

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out a flyer. Organize reception. (Order coffee, donuts, etc.). Organize parent volunteers. Submit expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed. Assist with set-up and clean-up.


NEW FAMILY WELCOME - August

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize and set-up event (purchase drinks/decorations). Arrange a contact family for each new family. Send correspondence to each family. Submit expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed. Assist with set-up and clean up.


OUTREACH PROGRAM - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Provide support to school outreach programs working with administration to determine where assistance is needed. Areas that may need assistance include delivering items collected for special food drives, assist in delivering money from the Coin Race to the bank and assist with Make a Difference Day. Committee may also organized clothing drives, Aid for Friends collections or other service projects as desired.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed.


TEACHER APPRECIATION/BIRTHDAYS - monthly

  • CHAIRPERSON: Keep track of birthdays and distribute personalized cards/monetary gifts from H&S. Deliver gestures of bimonthly appreciation to teachers’ mailboxes. Coordinate bimonthly teachers’ luncheons.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed.

 

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEES:

BOOK FAIRS - Fall & Spring

  • CHAIRPERSON: Schedule book fair(s) with vendor. Organize evening social, which may include ordering and selling a small snack. Send out flyers to advertise the event. Create a schedule

          for the volunteers. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from

          the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.

          Maintain spending account balance. Distribute books to classrooms and library.

  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson with decorations, family events, volunteers, etc. Assist chairperson as needed during the event. Assist with set-up, helping children select books, collecting money, re-stocking, and clean-up.


BOOK SOX - September

  • CHAIRPERSON: Check with teachers in June, to determine Book Sox order for the following school year. In the summer, place the Book Sox order. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Coordinate volunteers to help during sales. At least two days prior to the event, request a Cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson during sales the first/second week of school.


BOXTOPS & LABELS FOR EDUCATION - ongoing
CHAIRPERSON: Keep a tally of incoming labels. Submit to vendor for rebates. Send out flyers requesting labels from parents. Submit income to the school principal.
COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, counting the labels.

KID STUFF BOOKS - October
CHAIRPERSON: Order, distribute and track sales of books. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson during initial distribution of books (one or two days).

MAJOR STUDENT FUNDRAISER - May

  • CHAIRPERSON: Coordinate the event. Organize mailers, process returns, record and distribute appropriate student prizes, organize volunteers throughout the process and the actual day of the event.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed.


SOCIAL COMMITTEES:






 

3RD & 4TH GRADE SOCIAL - once a year

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize entertainment, decorations and food. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Organize parent volunteers. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson from set-up to clean-up of the event, as needed.


5TH & 6TH GRADE SOCIAL - once a year

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize DJ, entertainment, decorations and food. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Organize parent volunteers. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson from set-up to clean-up of the event, as needed.


7TH/8TH GRADE DANCES – three per year

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize DJ, entertainment, decorations and food. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Organize parent volunteers. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson in set-up, clean-up and chaperoning of the event, as needed.


CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - December

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize games/activities, select/order prizes, schedule Santa Shop vendor, coordinate bake sale items/snacks, and schedule volunteers. Send out a flyer advertising the event. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, from set-up, to running a game, to clean-up.


DONUTS WITH DAD - April

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out a flyer advertising the event. Pre-sell the event and make a list of paid families. Order food and drink. Organize parent volunteers. Take and distribute parent/student pictures. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, from set-up to clean-up


FAMILY BINGO BASH - February

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize entertainment, decorations and food. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Pre-sell the event and make a list of paid families. Order bingo supplies. Set-up a raffle with prizes. Sell raffle tickets during school hours & during the event. Organize parent volunteers. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, from set-up to clean-up. Help choose and shop for raffle prizes.


FIELD DAY - June

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize games/activities including a schedule for the day for each class. Order and distribute snacks. Organize volunteers to assist with the games. Submit expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, from set-up, to supervising an activity, to clean-up.


MUFFINS WITH MOM - October

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out a flyer advertising the event. Pre-sell the event and make a list of paid families. Order food and drink. Organize parent volunteers. Take and distribute parent/student pictures. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed, from set-up to clean-up.


PARENTS’ SOCIAL EVENT - Fall & Spring

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize entertainment, decorations and food. Send out flyers advertising the event. Organize parent volunteers. At least two days prior to the event, request a cashbox from the H&S Assistant Treasurer. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEES: Assist chairperson, as needed, during the event. Serve as a point-person or provide assistance with one of the sub-committees: Food, Beverage, Decorations, and Entertainment.


TRUNK OR TREAT - October

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out a flyer. Organize the DJ, responses and parking passes, prizes, car set-up and security.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson as needed.


SUPPORT/CLERICAL COMMITTEES:













DAILY PRETZELS - One morning a week or every other week depending on number of volunteers.

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize weekly volunteer schedule.
  • COMMITTEE: Count Money received from each classroom and fill the pretzel order. Provide daily income to school office for deposit.


HOT DOG DAY - once a month

  • CHAIRPERSON: Place food, drink, and chip orders for monthly Hot Dog Day. Organize parent volunteers. Cook and provide food to the students. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist with food preparation, distribution and clean up.


HOT DOG MONEY COUNTER - September

  • CHAIRPERSON: Collect pre-orders for the entire year up-front. Tabulate food, drink, chips needed and for monthly Hot Dog Day. Provide information to the Hot Dog Day Chairperson. Provide money to H&S Treasurer for deposit.


HAMMER & SAW - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Provide experienced advice and assistance for construction related activities.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson, as needed.


LUNCH TICKETS - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Collect payment and distribute lunch tickets. Maintain spreadsheet of sales and submit checks to H&S Treasurer.


PUBLIC RELATIONS - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Provide information to local papers to publicize the school. Contact local reporters and request that they report on school event(s) for publicity. Publish the Corpus Chatter school newsletter. Maintain the School Facebook page.
  • COMMITTEE: Attend school events and provide ideas, updates/pictures etc. to chairperson.


SCHOOL DIRECTORY - September
CHAIRPERSON: Work with the school office to obtain updated family information. Coordinate cover art contest with Art teacher. Coordinate with the printer to have the directories printed and bound.

SCHOOL SPIRIT ITEMS - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Sell school spirit items throughout the school year. Organize sales and set-up items at events in order to further promote school spirit items. Send out flyers to promote the purchase of school spirit items.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson during sales, as needed.


SCHOOL WEBSITE - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Maintain Corpus Christi School website.
  • COMMITTEE: Attend school events and provide updated content.


UNIFORM EXCHANGE - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out flyers to request gently used uniforms for exchange. Sort and display clothing during uniform exchange events. Collect uniform requests and fulfill orders.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson, as needed, during the events and periodic organizing.


WEDNESDAY ON-LINE COMMUNICATIONS - ongoing

  • CHAIRPERSON: Receive all weekly flyers, letters, and requests from the school office by Tuesday of each week. Organize all the information on the site and send out an updated email to all families every Wednesday. Continually updating and improving the site. 

AUGUST ENVELOPES – August (A Friday morning selected by office from 9 until 11)

  • CHAIRPERSON: Coordinate volunteer schedule. Fill envelopes with Back to School correspondence.
  • COMMITTEE: Fill envelopes on selected date.


BOOK SWAP - June

  • CHAIRPERSON: Send out flyers to advertise the event. Collect books from classrooms. Organize books for the swap. Assist children with book selection.

1st & 2nd GRADE SOCIAL – once a year

  • CHAIRPERSON: Organize entertainment, decorations and food. Send out a flyer advertising the event. Organize parent volunteers. Submit income and expenses to H&S Treasurer.
  • COMMITTEE: Assist chairperson from set-up to clean-up of the event, as needed.

CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC SCHOOL

HOME & SCHOOL (H&S) ASSOCIATION VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTIONS