Are you eager to be more involved with Thorntons Ferry School, but don’t know where to start or unsure how much you can be involved? There are so many ways to be involved with our school, we are sure you will find the right fit and we are ready to help you! Your involvement is what makes our school so great, helping us become a Blue Ribbon Award recipient year after year!

In-School Volunteer Positions Available

Please check all areas in which you are interested. These are typically weekly commitments. If you are only available certain days, please let us know in the comments section below.

Art Room Volunteer: Assist Art teacher with various tasks as neededCopy Volunteer (2 hr/week): Assist with copying for PTTF and/or grade level materialsLibrary Volunteer: Book check out/in, assisting students, & ad hoc requestsLunch Room Volunteer: Assist in the lunchroom daily from 10:45am-1:30pmNurse's Office Volunteer: Assist with special screeningsSpecials Volunteer: Assist specials (Computer, PBIS, PE, Music) as needed

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Please check all areas in which you are interested.

At-Home Volunteer: Help with various tasks in the comfort of your own home.General Volunteer: Assist in any event that help is neededGrounds & Landscaping (October & April): Assist in TFS fall & spring clean up

Programs, Events & Fundraising Positions

Please check all areas in which you are interested. Please specify any time constraints you have for events that are year long or run over the course of multiple months.

School Picture Day (September 27th 8:30am-2:00pm): Assist by combing hair, call classes for photo time, escorting studentsPie & Cookie Distribution (November 14th): Assists in sorting/distributing family pie and cookie orders. Help needed between 1:45pm to 7:30pm.Penny Wars (January): Counts money collected and updates results board weekly.Family Movie Night (March 13): Assist in setup/cleanup and other duties as needed.Movie Night Co-Coordinator (January - March)Family Dinner/Dance (April 18): Assist in setup/cleanup and other duties as needed.Ice Cream Social/Used Book Sale (June): Help with setup/cleanup and/or register.Box Tops (October, January, & May): Assist counting/cutting/taping all submissionsBook Fair Volunteer (November, February, & May): Assists with setup/cleanup and sales. Help needed both after school and/or evening.Hospitality (year-round): Provides baked good and/or food items for specific school events throughout the year

Homeroom Parent

We are currently looking for volunteers to be homeroom parents for their child’s class. Up to three parents are assigned per room to help share the work, as requested by the classroom teacher. Homeroom parents are chosen by lottery.


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