Volunteering at Lily B. is a great way to get to know other parents, students, teachers AND help our school be the best it can be. To get started, first complete a background check online. This is required every year of all people volunteering for the school.
Please sign in as a volunteer in the office before starting your volunteer activity and sign out as you are leaving.
Volunteer opportunities and who to contact to obtain additional information are provided below. For opportunities facilitated by the Volunteer Coordinator, please complete the form at the bottom of this page to express interest.
Regular On-site Volunteering
Room Parent: Coordinate class parties with teacher and parents and assist teacher with special classroom events. The room parent also works within a budget, communicates with other parents about needs in the classroom and helps supply the yearbook staff with photos. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Classroom Volunteer: Help teacher and room parents as needed for special projects and as requested by the teacher. Contact: email@example.com
Library: Help check out and shelve books, help during your child’s class visits, and/or assist with AR (Accelerated Reader). Click here for more information and to sign up. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunchroom Volunteer: Assist students by opening containers, getting things such as spoons, napkins and straws (located where the children can buy their lunch), and helping them get their things together when it is time to go. Contact: email@example.com
School Store: Help sell Spirit Wear before or after school on some Fridays and/or at PTA General Meetings. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Copy Helper: Help make copies for your child’s teacher(s). Contact: email@example.com
Periodic On-site Volunteering
Field Day: Assist PE teacher (Mr. Dague) during Field Day. Help out for a couple of hours or all day. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospitality: Help us welcome new and returning PTA members at Back to School Coffees and other special events (Muffins with Mom, Donuts with Dad, and Goodies with Grandparents) with smiles and baked goodies. Contact: email@example.com
UIL (University Interscholastic League): Help coach students to compete in different academic areas of competition in the Spring. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Translator: The PTA needs help reaching out to our ESL families. If you know another language, please consider helping out. Contact: email@example.com.
Clayton Holiday Corner: Help children work as cashiers and sell items when the store is open in December. Short shifts available. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Cook’s Books: Twice a year, work as a volunteer to set up and help children to select books. Short shifts available. Contact: email@example.com
Career Day: Come share your career or special talent with children to help them explore the possibilities. Contact: Melissa.Ball@fwisd.org
Valentinegrams: Help assemble and deliver to classrooms and teachers the week before February 14. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teacher Appreciation: Show the teachers how much we value them. Join in various activities throughout the year. Contact: email@example.com
Marvelous Monday: The last Monday of May, volunteer to teach or assist a cultural arts class for the children. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Programs & Events
Spring Auction: Many opportunities to help here! Art Assistants help the art coordinator with class art projects for the live auction; silent auction committee members assist the Auction chairs with solicitation of area businesses and organizations. This is the major PTA fundraiser for the school year! Contact: email@example.com
Helping Hands: Help assist with special projects like Cans of Love Food Drive and the Uniform Sale. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dads’ Club: Join other dads in helping with grounds and equipment, doing heavy lifting, auction setup and other jobs that may be needed. Contact: email@example.com
Blue Zones Garden Club: Help maintain the learning garden at Lily B. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Committee: Dream up and implement ideas for how Lily B. and the PTA can “go green.” Contact: email@example.com
Walkathon: Come support and corral as the kids walk and sing through the neighborhood, promoting and raising money for the school while getting some exercise. We will need lots of volunteers to help with water stations and directing kids. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Spirit Night: A chance to share in a Walkathon celebration. We’ll need help with set-up, cleanup and organizing events. Contact: email@example.com
Bumblebee Ball and Bumblebee Games: Assist with these special daughter and son events. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Math & Fitness Night: Volunteers are needed to help with setup/cleanup. Contact: email@example.com
Health & Fitness: Encourage our Lily bees to not only strengthen their minds, but their bodies, too. Assist the Health & Fitness Coordinator with ideas and support to promote healthy living, including the Blue Zones Initiative. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org