Volunteer Opportunities

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Please email the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@cherrycreekacademy.org if you have questions or to have volunteer opportunities posted to this page.

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

  • PTO is looking for volunteers with vans or pickup trucks to help move items stored in an off site storage close to the school (Public Storage) to the school. Please contact  pto@cherrycreekacademy.org if you are interested in moving the PTO stuff to the school and organizing the PTO closet with these items.
  • CCA is looking for volunteers to be on the Used Uniform Committee. Volunteering over the summer is a great way to get a head start on your volunteer hours and may be done at your home on your schedule. If interested, please email Nikki Takacs or Lansing Ermentraut.

  • Needed now for Fall 2018: Carnival Co-Chairs are needed to help plan and organize the upcoming Carnival.  For more information, please contact Debbie Irsfeld.  

  • Needed now for Fall 2018: Original Works Fundraiser Coordinator needed to organize the fundraiser (can recruit additional volunteers to help).  For more information, please contact Rebecca Rook.
  • Needed now for Fall 2018: Great American (giftwrap) Fundraiser Coordinator needed to organize the fundraiser (can recruit additional volunteers to help).  For more information, please contact Rebecca Rook.

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

  • The PTO is always looking for volunteers to help with school events and activities! If you would like to volunteer (and start building up those volunteer hours), please click HERE to express your interest in volunteering
  • Crosswalk Volunteers: needed daily from 7:15-8:15am and 2:45-3:45pm.  Please email Mr. Hargreaves at thargreaves@cherrycreekacademy.org if you are interested.
  • Toner Pick Up:  please contact helpdesk@cherrycreekacademy.org if you are interested in occasionally picking up toner & dropping it off at Office Depot for Recycling. 

  • Yearbook! Click here to email yearbook@cherrycreekacademy.org for more information
    • Take photos at school events for the yearbook
    • Help with layout/design of yearbook pages
  • Box Tops: Help promote fundraiser, coordinate with teachers, collect, organize, and/or mail in Box Tops.  Click here to contact Rebecca at rrook@cherrycreekacademy.org for more information.

  • Library: Choose from the following duties:
    • Mending books once per week. This much-valued position involves gluing and taping, affixing book covers, and typing labels. 
    • Shelving books. This requires a conscientious person who is detail oriented with a good sense of order. Alphabetizing skills and a knowledge of decimal places is required. When books are not available for shelving, then ordering books on the shelf is always needed.
    • Thematic bulletin boards and book displays. Pinterest moms will enjoy this activity and can share it with another volunteer.
    • Collections display coordinator for one or two locked display cases. Ads in the CCA Eagle newsletter can be used to find parties willing to display their collections during the year.  Themes can be varied including toy collections, such as Legos, Star Wars memorabilia or Native American art, just to name a few.
    • Processing new library books. This is a periodic duty that includes neatly affixing labels and pockets, stamping and affixing book covers. 
    • Working the Scholastic Book Fair in October.

    There is always work to be done. Training dates and times will be advertised in the CCA Eagle after the beginning of the school year. Sign up sheets will also be available.Please contact our librarian, Amy Larson at alarson@cherrycreekacademy.org.

  • Classroom: please contact your teacher or room parents for upcoming events.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES BY MONTH
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  • August
  • September
    • Gift-Wrap Fundraiser: contact details to come
    • Pastries with Parents: help set-up refreshments and tables before event, keep refreshments stocked during event, and/or clean-up after event.  Click here to contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@gdare.com to volunteer.
  • October
    • Scholastic Book Fair: help set-up before, sell books during, and/or take-down after the book fair. 
  • November
    • Pastries with Parents: help set-up refreshments and tables before event, keep refreshments stocked during event, and/or clean-up after event.  Click here to contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@gdare.com to volunteer.
    • Thanksgiving Baskets for Teachers/Staff: help collect supplies from families at drop-off, assemble baskets, and/or distribute baskets.  Click here to contact Natalie at nataliesourial@yahoo.com for more information or to volunteer.
  • January
    • Pastries with Parents: help set-up refreshments and tables before event, keep refreshments stocked during event, and/or clean-up after event.  Click here to contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@gdare.com to volunteer.
  • March
    • Pi Day is a sweet day to volunteer! March 14th, details updated when available
    • Multi-Cultural Festival needs volunteers!  Details updated when available
    • Pastries with Parents: help set-up refreshments and tables before event, keep refreshments stocked during event, and/or clean-up after event.  Click here to contact Elizabeth at elizabeth@gdare.com to volunteer.
  • May
    • Junior Achievement is a smart way to volunteer! Calling all volunteers to teach/co-teach in a classroom for Junior Achievement (JA) Day.  Please contact Mrs. MacFarland for more information. 
    • Fun Run!  Help the Fun Run run smoothly!  Shifts are from 9am-noon, 1pm-3pm, or both.  Lunch will be provided for all volunteers!  Click here to contact Cyndy (cholmes@cherrycreekacademy.org) for more details or to volunteer.