PTA Volunteer Opportunities, 2019-2020:

Canyon Creek PTA needs YOU! Our organization is entirely volunteer-based. Please consider volunteering and helping us to meet our mission of supporting programs that serve every student, building community, and celebrating the diversity of our school.

Make sure to read our Volunteer FAQ page to help answer questions about PTA volunteering!!

Check out the list of positions and descriptions below. For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact our PTA President or submit our volunteer interest form (once you submit the form, expect to hear back from us within a couple of days).

 

Executive Board:

Assistant Treasurer Do you have a numbers background? Do you want the training to become an integral part of the PTA leadership team? Learn the ropes by shadowing and learning from our current Treasurer with the plan of taking on the Treasurer role the following year. Great way to ease into the position!

 

Fundraising:

Fundraising Do you have fundraising ideas? Are you interested in helping our PTA (non-profit organization) raise funds for all the great events and programs we offer? Take on the development and implementation of new fundraising opportunities. This is a great opportunity for a group of passionate individuals!

 

Enrichment:

Literacy
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Are reading and literacy passions of yours? Work to promote literacy in the Canyon Creek community through program(s) and/or event(s). Plan a book swap or reading program - or a literacy night. 
Math Challenge

Do you want to help provide more mathematics activities for Canyon Creek students? Run our Math Challenge enrichment program - where ALL students who participate are challenged with new math problems approximately every 2 weeks! Learn about the program

Multicultural Night
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Are you passionate about the bringing cultures and communities together? Organize an event that celebrate the cultural diversity of our school and community. We have some fun ideas, just need someone to take the lead on coordinating it. 
Playground Is fun and safety on the playground important to you? Work to identify and communicate playground/outside needs and help advocate for and implement any changes.
Spelling Bee

Are you passionate about the importance of words & spelling? Coordinate and manage the Scripps National Spelling Bee for 3rd-5th grade students. Work with teacher volunteers and students! See what we did 2018-19.

 

Communications:

Directory
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Are you a details person with knowledge of word processing? This is a one time project in the fall/winter, to publish the annual student directory, including but not limited to: compiling and collating data, and preparation of data for publication.

 

School Spirit / Community:

Community Outreach Do you have ideas about how we can better serve our community? Develop community outreach ideas with the PTA Executive Board - and then plan, organize and implement these ideas!
Community Serve Day Liaison Do you want to be a part of our annual August event to get Canyon Creek ready for school to start? Assist the Canyon Creek staff coordinator with marketing, find volunteers, and help at this annual August event (on 8/25/2019).
Family Fun - Game Night

Are you a board game person? Do you want to bring our school community together with games? Plan and organize this fun and free family event where families can come to learn and play games.
Ice Cream Social

Would you like to help welcome families back to school in the fall? Coordinate the Back to School Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 28th. PTA portion of the event consists of providing ice cream and toppings served by volunteers, as well as spiritwear sales and PTA event/program information tables.
Special Education Representative
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Do you want to make a different in the lives of special needs students and families? Serve as a liaison between PTA and our community's special needs families and teachers. Keep abreast of district and state initiatives, programs, and events of potential interest to the Special Ed community. Work with other Special Ed. Reps from across the district and Northshore PTSA Council.
Volunteer Coordinator Would you enjoy helping match volunteers to opportunities? Act as the point-of-contact person for people interested in volunteering, maintain lists of people who indicate they want to volunteer, contact them when the need arises (e.g., event support, special projects, etc.), and also work to find ways to recognize and appreciate our amazing volunteers!

 

School Staff Support:

Health Room Liaison Would you like to help students get tested for vision and hearing - to ensure they can learn effectively? Act as PTA liaison to the school nurse and assist with health screenings. This is mostly focused on the screening day in October - but also might have smaller projects over the course of the year. 
Student Council Liaison Interested in helping students make a difference at Canyon Creek? Act as PTA liaison to Canyon Creek's Student Council, supporting their community outreach efforts and assisting the staff advisor as needed.

 

For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact our PTA President or submit our volunteer interest form.

 

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Update - "Multicultural Night" - filled as of 8/6/2019
Removed FILLED positions to clean it up on 7/17/2019
Update - "Library Brigade" & "Social Media" - filled as of 7/17/2019
ADDED "Ice Cream Social", "Library Brigade" & "Spelling Bee" back to list on 6/8/2019
Updated "Book Room Coordinator" - filled as of 5/21/2019
Updated "Family Bingo Night" - filled as of 5/17/2019
ADDED "Family Bingo Night" on 5/16/2019
Updated "Spelling Bee" - filled as of 5/16/2019
ADDED "Math Challenge" on 5/15/2019
Updated "After School Programs" - filled as of 5/8/2019
Updated "Reflections" - filled as of 5/3/2019
Created 4/14/2019