Thank you for your interest in the volunteer options at Rooftop. Our school is a special place that thrives because of the wonderful parents who donate their time and talent. Volunteering is a great way to meet other parents, to get to know your teacher and to show your child that his/her education means a lot to you.

The list below outlines the various volunteer duties available at the school. For additional information, please email volunteer@rooftopk8.org.

Room Parent
Liaison between teacher and parents.  Assist with distributing pertinent information, soliciting for classroom volunteers and field trip chaperons, collecting funds for teacher’s gift(s). Time commitment: Varies with teacher’s needs and request, generally ½-/week for Kindergarten.

Classroom/Center
Help students complete assigned classroom projects at reading, math and art centers.  Make copies, organize supplies, distribute homework packets and announcements, and other jobs.

Library
Help children make book selections, file returned books, operate on-line system for book check outs, make bookmarks and assist with special projects as needed.  Time commitment: 30-45 minutes/week per class schedule.  Librarian:  Tamra Marshall.

Clerical
Help School Administrators and Secretary as needed.  Contact: Joel

Yard Duty
Function as an extra pair of eyes to make sure children playing in the yard during recess or after lunch are safe and happy.

Lunch Duty
Supervise Kindergarteners during lunch and assist them with opening packages or navigating through school lunch program.

Art Parent
Facilitate and assist students with weekly art projects per the Art Is…program.  Time commitment:  1 hour on Fridays per class schedule. Art Parent Leaders develop art curriculum with teacher.  Program Coordinator:  Cheryl Ball, rooftopartparent@gmail.com.

Garden
Assist students in completing in class assignments and projects.  Time commitment:  30-45 minutes/week per class schedule. Major maintenance and work parties also scheduled throughout the year.  Teacher: Maria

Sensory Motor
Supervise children grades K-2 as they master gross and fine motor skill while sliding, zipping, climbing, rolling, swinging and moving.  Time commitment:  1 hour/week per class schedule.  Teacher: Daniel di Salvo.

Yearbook
Become a part of a team that compiles, markets and sells the annual school yearbook.  Part of this work may be done at home.

Rooftop Run
The fall fundraiser is a run/walk-a-thon.  Various volunteer opportunities will be solicited in the fall via class coordinators.  Time commitment:  Typically held on a Saturday in October. Coordinator: run@rooftopk8.org

Auction
The school’s biggest fundraiser is a spring auction.  Various volunteer opportunities available.  Time commitment: Planning and soliciting begins in November.  Coordinator: auction@rooftopk8.org