Volunteer Opportunities

Vision & Hearing Screening Volunteers needed!

Looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with vision & hearing screenings. No experience? No problem, training will be provided before each screening. Feel free to sign up for several volunteer days!  

Schools with September screening dates signup - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f44aaac28a3fe3-september

Schools with October screening dates signup- www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0F44AAAC28A3FE3-october

 

Putnam Elementary -

  • Our fourth-grade team is looking for a clerical volunteer to help with weekly cutting and bagging words for spelling/phonics. This is something the person could take home to complete, or he/she could come to Putnam. Please contact Kristen Dart at kdart@psdschools.org
  • Putnam is updating our Media Center. We would like to find a volunteer to help in our library purging old books from the computer system and from the bookshelves. It would be more of a clerical position (not working with students). Hours are flexible and may take several days. Call me with questions: Tracie Roth 970-488-7704 troth@psdschools.org or putnamvolunteers@gmail.com
  • Kindergarten teacher at Putnam is requesting a volunteer to come in once a week and tear out pages of the math workbooks for 1-2 hours. Please contact Vanessa Van Ry vvanry@psdschools.org or 970-488-7736

 

Laurel Elementary School of Arts & Technology is looking for approved volunteers to come teach engaging hands-on classes to our students on our Double Encore days. The classes will be 45 minute time periods from 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. on the following dates: 11/15, 1/24, 3/14, & 5/16.

We welcome you to come teach 6 classes on any of these days! Please contact Mrs. Kimberly Manalo, (970) 217-6022 or kmanalo@psdschools.org to be added to the schedule.

 

Ridgebotics Seeks Mentors & Coaches for Fossil Ridge HS -

While combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the student-led competitive robotics team at Fossil Ridge High School –Ridgebotics – is actively seeking additional mentors and new coaches to expand our program. As a part of FIRST Robotics Competition, teams of students are challenged to raise funds, design a team brand, hone teamwork skills, and build and program industrial-size robots to play a challenging field game against like-minded competitors. It’s as close to a real-world experience as a student can get! Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team. To learn more, please visit www.ridgebotics.com and contact Joe Aurand at joseph_aurand@hotmail.com or 303-589-1504. FRC Team 4388 Ridgebotics is based out of Fossil Ridge High school in Fort Collins, Colorado.

 

Timnath Elementary -

Volunteers needed to read and play with 3 and 4-year-old students at Timnath Early Childhood. Monday-Thursday, 9-12:30 or 1:00-3:30. We are cute and full of playful fun. We need your helping hands so come play with us and have some fun! Interested? Please contact: Gail Anastasion 488-6857 or ganastas@psdschoools.org

 

Bennett Outdoor Classroom needs volunteers this summer and fall!

Gardening Mentor (Fall/Spring): The teachers and students at Bennett would like to get involved in maintaining the Outdoor Classroom and courtyard areas, but they need a little help. We are looking for a few parent volunteers to be Garden Mentors in the fall and spring.

Crafters: Knit, crochet and sew art (Fall/Winer) to help us create a welcoming art display to greet the students when they return to school in the fall. We also need a few volunteers to work with Mrs. Babcock and the student knitting club to help make the Outdoor Classroom look a bit cheerier over the winter. If you're interested, or have questions please email Catherine Lousteau at nathmom14@hotmail.com