2019-2020 Volunteer Opportunities

Most opportunities have links to register or you can reach out to board@dcsco.org

How do you want to volunteer?

Art in Action

Art in Action is a new program for grades 1-6 at DCS. Online training and supplies are provided. We'll have an optional kick off meeting Sept 6 8:30am. Perk - Volunteers can enter in a raffle to win Art in Action swag. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 2-3 hours per month (plus optional training session)

Schedule: Once a month, you can work with your classroom teacher to find what works for you both

Walk a Thon

Friday 10/25 8:30-11am Walk a Thon is our biggest fundraiser of the year. We'll need lots of volunteers. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Teacher Luncheons

Diwali Staff Luncheon - Info to come

Goodwill Truck Fundraiser

Saturday 11/4 9am- 3pm The Goodwill Truck will be at DCS. Donate as you normally would and get a tax write-off receipt. We are also partnering with our local Girl Scouts to collect gently worn coats during this event to donate to our neighbors in need. Sign up to help out on the day

Science Fair

December 10, 2019 The STEAM Fair is an updated take on the traditional science fair. We need 75 judges. You do not need to know much about science. This is a great opportunity for students to interact with adults and work on their speaking skills. Perk - Free Breakfast and Lunch. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer Registration is an easy way to help out DCSCO while working on your schedule. It's easy, pick up forms from a DCSCO rep, enter the info into a google spreadsheet and return the forms! Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 2 hours

Schedule: anytime over a two week period

Family Fun Nights

Do you love movie Nights? We are expanding our fun community nights (and fundraisers). This school year we are looking at Bingo night and an elementary family dance, in addition to our classic movie night. We need 2-3 volunteers to help select the movie, pick up the pizzas, snacks, & prizes, and supervisor the middle school students on concessions. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 3.0 hour per family night

Schedule: 9/13, 10/11, 1/24, 3/27 5pm – 8pm

Family Restaurant Night

Help create meaningful events that help raise money and create a school community. We need one or more parents to set up family restaurant nights at local places to eat. Our wonderful volunteers have already done the research, you just have to pick a date, fill out an online form, call to confirm, copy the flyer, and arrange check delivery. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 1.0 hour per restaurant night

Schedule: Up to you!

Box Tops

Coordinate box tops as a fun and easy way to fundraise. We are looking for a group of 3-4 people to prepare the box top worksheet to send to home, count all the box tops returned, and send off to collect the cash. New ideas are welcome including how to motivate the community to return the most box tops. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 3.0 hour per semester (less if more people help out)

Schedule: Up to you! You can arrange to meet up with the group or split up the counting.

One time On site Helper

We’ll need lots of one-time help over the school year. The front office often asks for volunteers to drop in to help with volunteer badges, health screenings, picture day and more. Come out and meet other parents while making a big difference at these small events.Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 2.0 hour per activity (less if more people help out)

Schedule: During the school day, We’ll know the date 1-2 weeks in advance.

Planning Committee

Are you interested in learning more about the behind the scenes on Walk a thon or Spring Fling? Would you like to get to know more about DCSCO, the school staff, and our mission? Join our planning committee! Tasks includes deciding what to include for our big events, coordinating with vendors, organizing supplies, and working with teachers. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 6.0+ hour per activity (less if more people help out)

Schedule: We’ll set up meetings as needed, working with the group to find a good time.

Other Off site Helper

As things come up, we often have individual tasks that work great for people who want to work from home. We’ll need help emailing sponsors for events, coordinating donations for spring fling, confirming with vendors and more. Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 2.0 hour per activity (less if more people help out)

Schedule: Anytime over a two week period

Spring Fling

Spring Fling keeps getting bigger and better. We need lots of parents to help out on the day: selling tickets, supervising games, set up, clean up, and more. Every family should try to have at least one volunteer on the day! Email volunteer@dcsco.org

Estimated time: 3.0 hours

Schedule: May 15, 2020