Committee & Volunteer Descriptions

Please visit our complete list of Committee Chairs to get more information on the role listed below or email, volunteer.ghsc@gmail.com.

  • After School Movies​​ (ON HOLD) – Twice a year, students watch a movie in the cafeteria for a small fee. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Volunteers needed to create flyers, monitor children, monitor sign-ups, check-in/out children, pick up snacks and pass out snacks.
  • Art Vista​​ – Art Vistas is a parent-run program that gets art education into our school. All lessons and projects are taught and guided by parent volunteers. Parent volunteers also run the school program, ordering supplies, preparing supplies for projects, picking up the prints from the Art Vistas office, putting on the Art Show at the end of the school year, and supporting classroom docents. Read more about it HERE: ​http://ghsc.net/art-vista
  • Birthday Books ​- Assist our Librarian, Mrs. Mettler, in the Media Center ordering, labeling, and organizing the birthday book program’s payments and books. Read more about it HERE: http://ghsc.net/birthday-book-club/
  • Book Fair​​ (ON HOLD) – A fundraiser in partnership with scholastic or Hicklebee’s. GHSC sets up a bookstore in the media center promoting reading and sells books. Volunteers help with the register and overall running of the book fair. Chairs and Co-Chairs are in charge of the entire book fair from start to finish. Read more about it HERE: http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/?esp=CORPHP/ib/////NAV/Parents/QLinks/BookFairs////
  • Spring Carnival ​​(FILLED) – A fun community event in the spring full of games, food, and fun activities. Committee members will help plan and coordinate the vendors and recruit and manage volunteers for the event.
  • Ceramics (ON HOLD)​​ – Each grade level has two clay projects per year, one in the fall and one in the spring. Volunteers will help students mold clay, fire the projects in the kiln, and glaze the projects. Read more about it HERE: ​http://ghsc.net/ceramics/
  • Chef’s Night Out (ON HOLD) ​​- Head up, coordinating with local restaurants fundraiser nights. Read more about it HERE: ​http://ghsc.net/fundraising/chefs-night-out/
  • Corporate Matching (ON HOLD) ​​- Many companies will match donations. It is a simple process and can double any donation. Read more about it HERE: ​http://ghsc.net/company-matching/
  • Corporate Sponsorships​​ (FILLED)– ​Sponsorship chair duties include maintaining current sponsor relationships, while soliciting new perspective sponsorships.​Read more about it HERE: http://ghsc.net/become-a-sponsor/
  • Donations​​ – Solicit of donations by filling out online applications; solicit donations from businesses in person; maintain the donations database.
  • eFundraising​​ – Encourage parent participation with passive fundraising (online or free programs) like eScrip, Amazon Smile, etc. Through the maintenance of databases and marketing through flyers, banners, and school publications. Read more about it HERE: http://ghsc.net/fundraising/efundraising/
  • Family Dance (ON HOLD)​​ – Organize and plan an event to build community and provide a fun event where families can spend time together. The chair will coordinate the event as well as find volunteers to help during the event.
  • Garden Club ​-​​ Help rebuild and maintain our garden. Work with the teachers and students to sow, plant, and grow a garden to be proud of.
  • Ice Cream Social (ON HOLD)​​ – At the beginning of the school year, to celebrate a new year, encouraging students and their families to build community. Volunteers will organize and run this fun event.
  • Olympic Day (ON HOLD)​​ – Help bring the spirit of the Olympic Games to Guadalupe! Starting with opening ceremonies, Olympic Day continues with students participating in friendly sporting events. The volunteer will coordinate the set up of games, verifying instructions, organize stations, and soliciting volunteers to run stations.
  • Project Cornerstone​​ – Volunteers read to students six times throughout the year stories that facilitate positive self-esteem, problem-solving techniques, and acceptance of differences. Readers will need training, to be a reader and help prepare lesson plans provided by Project Cornerstone. Read more about it HERE: ​https://www.ymcasv.org/projectcornerstone/.
  • Room Parent Coordinator (FILLED)​​ – This volunteer acts as a liaison between GHSC and room parents. ​​Help support room parents to perform their commitments throughout the year.
  • Spirit Store (FILLED) ​​- Responsible for maintaining an online store and available advertising merchandise through school publications. No inventory will be kept so that all orders will be filled directly online. Read more about it HERE: ​https://apparelnow.com/guadalupe-elementary-school-apparel
  • Teacher Time and Talent (ON HOLD)​​ – Teachers offer their time or talent and are auctioned off at an auction. The chair is responsible for communicating with the teachers and helping to coordinate the auction. This fundraiser typically happens in late winter. 
  • Walkathon​​ (ON HOLD) -The biggest fundraiser of the year. Students walk laps to earn money for our school. Volunteers will help coordinate prizes and incentives, create flyers and banners, assist in collecting, mark laps, and create a fun and spirited even to keep kids motivated and excited for the event. Read more about it HERE: ​https://www.uburst.com/cgi-bin/uwalk/accounts/AX2L3X6Y4G4Z4O0L60/uwalk.pl
  • Winterfest/Bookfest – Fun event of the year celebrating reading and Guadalupe’s community. Teachers will promote reading by reading to the students and facilitate fun activities. The event typically takes place during a holiday book fair. The event also features a soup and dessert buffet, games, and craft activities.
  • Yearbook Chair & Volunteers​​ – Collect photos and organize a team of volunteers to create yearbook us an online design tool. Work with the yearbook company to put together the yearbook. Read more about it HERE: ​http://ghsc.net/yearbook/

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