THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!

You are the glue that holds all of the events and activities together, and we couldn't do it without you!

 

Many opportunities require volunteers to have their clearances.

 

Below is more specific information about our Working Groups and HSA Jobs

 

Working Groups

Sign Up Form

When you sign up for a working group, you will be invited to meetings periodically throughout the year and asked to help with various events or projects. You can pick and choose what you are able to do and when. Time commitment varies from approx. 2 - 10 hours / project.

 

5K: The 5K is our biggest event, usually held in early June. The committee is formed in January and meets approx. 2 times / month.
  • solicit sponsors and prizes
  • coordinate food and supplies
  • schedule deliveries and pickups
  • advertise event and post on social media
  • lead running clubs

Chair: Ann Kreidle, PAS Partnership Manager

Sponsorship Manager: Bill Russell

Marta Bartholomew

Casey Boss

Regan Buker

Whitney Cooper

Angela Curry

Erin Pete Devon

Zoey Dougherty

Matthew Hunn (teacher)

Sarah Ingerman

Stephanie Kearney (teacher)

Jessica Kornblum Moore

Darlene Schaffer (teacher)

Kristin Taylor

Beautification: This committee will be responsible for scheduling and volunteering for pick up days to keep the PAS grounds litter-free and safe year round.

NEW! 

Chair: Kristin Taylor

Book Fair: The Book Fair is held once or twice a year, usually around report card conferences.
  • set up and display all of the Scholastic merchandise and pack up when the Fair is over
  • work shifts during public store hours
  • help children pick books according to their interests and budget
 

Chair: Zoey Dougherty

Regan Buker

Whitney Cooper

Erin Pete Devon

Sarah Ingerman

Zila Martinez-Lozada

Shari Mintz

Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Nichole Willingham 

Communications: Also see Jobs section below.
  • Communications Manager
  • Graphic Design
  • Room Parents
  • Social Media Moderators
  • Website back-end support

Chair: Heather Huntington, Secretary

Communications Manager: Julie Berger

Communications Strategist: Sarah Miller

Graphic Design: Jurgita Cenkute

Room Parent Coordinator: Josh Sabloff

Social Media: Hannah Sassaman

Webmaster: Anna Selfridge

Website Back-End Editor: Cindy Tran 

Events: We hold events throughout the year such as the Ice Cream Social, Pancake Breakfast, Ice Skating Party, and Spring Musical
  • volunteer during events
  • pick up supplies
  • coordinate details
  • decorate, set up & clean up

Chairs: Maria Pino, Event & People Coordinator, Lower School and Chrissie Hill-Kayser, Event & People Coordinator, Upper School

Caleb Arnold

Chanell Bates

Regan Buker

Zoey Dougherty

Emily Gregory

Meaghan McDonald

Helena Miller

Shari Mintz

Caitlin Rudeen

Kristin Taylor

Jing Ye 

Fall Festival: The Fall Festival is a beloved event in October where teachers and older kids run games and activities for the younger kids.
  • pick up supplies
  • coordinate details
  • decorate, set up & clean up
 

Chair: Ann Kreidle, PAS Partnership Manager 
Finance: Also see Jobs section below.
  • assist the Treasurer
  • count money and make deposits
  • manage school gear

Chair: Cory Walker, Treasurer

Bookkeeper: Vivian Ng

Cashier: Jessica Kornblum Moore

Jaie Bosse

Angela Curry

Nicole Levy

Bill Russell

Snehlata Sahu 

Fundraising: This committee is responsible for helping the HSA raise money.
  • manage appeals for giving such as Giving Tuesday
  • brainstorm and execute new fundraising opportunities
  • solicit sponsorships for the 5K and musical playbill

Needed: Chair

Julie Berger

Angela Curry

Gabrielle Gaines

Sarah Miller

Jessica Kornblum Moore

Jenn Nix-Kable 

Nominating: This committee is formed in January and is active through elections in May.
  • help recruit new board members
  • help transition new board members

Chair: Cynthia Sung, Vice President 

Sadie Alexander Birthday Celebration: This is a special event in early January to celebrate our namesake's birthday.
  • discuss trailblazer awards
  • set up party details

Needed: Chair

Angela Curry

Emily Dowdall

Jim Dugan

Jeffrey Lin

Shari Mintz

Jessica Kornblum Moore

David Stotz

Kristin Taylor

Sozi Tulante

Mrs. Mikolajewski (teacher) 

Teacher Appreciation: We need to make sure our teachers and staff feel supported and appreciated all year long; not just during May's teacher & staff appreciation week.
  • find ways to celebrate and support our teachers and staff
  • provide food spreads periodically
  • make sure teachers have adequate classroom supplies
  • ring the bell at drop off and pick up to solicit gifts in December and May

Chair: Zoey Dougherty

Chanell Bates

Whitney Cooper

Sarah Ingerman

Helena Miller

Shari Mintz

Caroline Park

Lauren Sealy

Kristin Taylor 

HSA JOBS

Sign Up Form

HSA Jobs require a bit more commitment than being on a Working Group as they involve managing a bigger task or performing a certain task on a regular basis. Most jobs can be split up between two or more people.

 

5K Sponsorship Manager: This role is active from January to April and entails contacting businesses to renew their 5K T-shirt sponsorships and soliciting new businesses for sponsorship.

Time commitment: approx. 20 hours over 4 months

5K Prize Manager: This role is active from February to May and entails contacting businesses to ask for prize donations and then collecting the prizes.

Time commitment: approx. 12 hours over 4 months

Bookkeeper: This role assists the Treasurer in inputting donations and purchases into the correct categories in Membership Toolkit.

Time commitment: approx. 2 - 4 hours / week

Cashier: This role assists the Treasurer in collecting, counting, and depositing cash.

Time commitment: approx. 2 - 4 hours / week

Communications Manager: This role assists the Secretary and President in planning a weekly HSA messaging calendar and creating the weekly HSA message.

Time commitment: approx. 2 hours / week

Giving Tuesday Fundraising Chair: This role is active during October and November in planning the fundraising strategy and messaging surrounding Giving Tuesday, our biggest fundraising appeal of the year.

Time commitment: approx. 15 hours over 2 months

Graphic Designer: We can always use more help creating flyers through our Canva account.

Time commitment: approx. 3 - 5 hours / flyer

Musical Playbill Sponsorship Manager: This role is active from January to March and entails contacting businesses to renew their musical playbill ad sponsorships and soliciting new businesses to place ads.

Time commitment: approx. 15 hours over 3 months

Room Parent: Each classroom teacher has 1 - 2 room parents who send periodic messages from the Room Parent Coordinator to the parent / guardian class list, assist the teacher with projects as needed, and plan occasional class playdates and meetups.

Time commitment: approx. 1 - 2 hours / month

Sadie Alexander Birthday Celebration Chair: Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander's birthday is January 2, and there is usually a school-wide celebration event the first week back from winter break.

Time commitment: approx. 4 hours over 2 months

School Gear Manager: T-shirts and school branded merchandise get ordered a few times a year. The manager also fulfills weekly orders.

Time commitment: approx. 4 hours / order + 1 hour / week

Social Media Moderator: We need a new group of parents to help moderate the HSA Facebook page and possibly set up Instagram. One task involves scheduling occasional posts throughout the week, based on the weekly e-Pony.

Time commitment: approx. 1 - 2 hours / week

Teacher Appreciation Chair: Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week is usually the first week of May, and the chair coordinates details such as ordering supplies and food, decorating, and making sure volunteers are set.

Time commitment: approx. 10 hours over 2 months

Translator: While the School District has employees who travel to schools to do translating work, the process can take a long time. We could use translators who are able to translate various flyers and communications on a much shorter timeline.

Time commitment: 1 - 2 hours / page

Website (Back-End): This role would work on the HSA website: creating and editing pages and volunteer forms. One task involves doing a weekly refresh, based on the weekly e-Pony.

Time commitment: approx. 1 - 2 hours / week