Volunteer

There are numerous opportunities to volunteer at Jones Valley.  To signup for a volunteer position please click here to download a form and return to the attention of Suzette Mikell or you can fill out the electronic form by clicking here.

Room Mother - Suzette Mikell

Room mothers are extremely important volunteers at Jones Valley Elementary.  Room mothers act as a liaison between teachers and parents to coordinate events and activities in each classroom.  They are responsible for planning, organizing, and assembling volunteers for the various classroom activities, including the Christmas and Valentine's Day parties.  They also help plan special celebrations such as Teacher Appreciation Day and teacher birthdays.  

Library - Laura Ferguson

Shifts are 8:30-11:30 (start time can be adjusted for preschool drop off)

             • Check in books and shelf books in correct location

• Help students locate and check out books

• Straighten shelves

Clinic - Jennifer Pearson 

Shifts are 8:30-11:30 or 11:30-2:30

  Log students in as they arrive

  Help answer the phone

  Call parents when necessary

  Check temperatures, apply Band-Aids, and make ice packs

  Assist school nurse as needed           

Lunchroom - Rhiannon Lotspeich

Shifts are 11:15 - 1pm

               •  Stock aprons upon arrival with napkins, straws, forks and scissors 

  Help open lunch items, and assist students

  Notify lunchroom staff when towels are needed or large spills occur

Hospitality - Allison Kowalczyk 

  Help with the back to school luncheon for the teachers

  Help with the monthly teacher breakfasts

  Help with the December teacher cookie swap                       

  Help with the teacher appreciation luncheon in early May

Field Day:  Karla Hardy

                   A fun day of games, activities and concessions!

  Help by working a game or station the day of field day

  Help by working at the concession stand

  Assist chairpersons as needed

6th Grade Farewell

  Help decorate the cafeteria

  Help organize speaker/entertainment

  Assist chairpersons as needed           

Book Fair: Samantha Ruch 

Shift duties involve helping children find and purchase books.  A sign up page will be sent out closer to the event.  

Reading Buddies
Spend time reading with a student at JVE by joining our Reading Buddies.  Great for parents and grandparents looking for a way to get involved!
  • Read or use flash cards to reinforce reading skills with a student.
  • Typically one morning per week (more if time allows) for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Training and materials are provided.

Back to School Packs

A committee of volunteers is needed for the back to school packs.  In the spring, parents pre-order supplies for the upcoming school year.   When the packs come in approximately two weeks before school begins, volunteers are needed to organize and set up the items for distribution.