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Volunteer Job Descriptions

Please see below for detailed descriptions of all volunteer opportunities.

Classroom Parent

Coordinated by: VP Parent Support (joachim.petzold@germanschoolct.org)

Note: In their role, classroom parents have to be reachable by teachers, parents and admin team members via email and phone, and need to commit to timely communication.

Activity Description:

  • Introduces self to class at beginning of semester and gets class list of all children and sends out to parents.
  • Acts as liaison and communicates between the principal, teacher and parents.
  • Assists teacher in the classroom and/or in preparation for classroom work or other class events.
  • Communicates and sends out list to class parents for “Pausentisch” (recess table) once a semester as assigned.
  • Actively communicates all matters related to the class and contacts parents in case of school cancellations or other important events.
  • Attends all parent support meetings.
  • Organizes year-end gifts for teacher.
  • Helps with preparations for school events such as Christmas, “Fasching” (carnival) and “Laternenbasteln” (lantern crafting).

Timing:

  • This is a year-round volunteer position.

Prerequisites:

  • None – fun loving person that likes to be part of kids activities

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Event Organizer

Coordinated by: Event Coordinator (joachim.petzold@germanschoolct.org)

Activity Description:

  • Coordinates event activities with event organizers and teachers
  • Participates in the management of school events, including:
    • Open House
    • Steubenparade
    • Nikolaustag
    • Laternenbasteln / Laternenumzug
    • Weihnachtsfeier
    • Fasching
    • Poetry Contest / Abschlussfeier
  • Manages assigned event activities.

Timing:

  • This is a year-round volunteer position.

Prerequisites:

  • None – fun loving person!

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