We Love Our Volunteers!
Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year at MES.
Teachers appreciate volunteers' help and kid love seeing
their parents and grandparents at school.
Below, you'll find brief descriptions of our regular volunteer opportunities. Various needs come up throughout the year. We use email, Facebook, fliers and text messages to communicate with our volunteers.
Interested in helping? It's simple to signup! Got more questions? Check out our FAQs or review our Volunteer Handbook.
If you have questions, please email our vice president of volunteers for more details.
Assist with planning, setting up and/or working at the fall and spring book fairs.
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP
Help plan, organize and decorate the gift shop. Volunteers also help students shop during the gift shop in early December.
CULTURAL ARTS DAY
Plan and set-up for Cultural Arts Day, usually held in March.
Day-of volunteers needed to help at each activity and with set-up in the spring,
Volunteer at Positive Behavior Support celebrations held several times each year.
SAFETY & REFLECTIONS CONTESTS
Assist in gathering student submissions, securing judges, and submitting the final art and writing projects to the district.
STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK
Assist in planning special events to honor our amazing teachers and staff throughout their special week in May.
YEAR-ROUND STAFF HOSPITALITY
Help plan monthly & holiday treats for staff.
Assist the librarian by checking out/in books, shelving books, helping students locate books and other duties as needed
Class sit while teachers attend
meetings or functions.
Our largest fundraising event is fun for the family every November, but it requires lots of volunteer help!
Auction: Solicit auction items from local businesses, set up auction tables and close out the auction boards on event day.
Baskets: Put class baskets together in the weeks leading up to Adventure Fest.
Food: Coordinate vendors, supplies, menu and/or cook and serve.
Games & Prizes: Gather supplies , organize, set-up and/or assist the chairpersons with misc. tasks.
Race: Help the race chairperson set up the course and get water for runners.
Help on the day of the Fun Run,
usually in March.
Find & write grants for MES
BOX TOPS & RECYCLING
Collect, sort and submit the items to earn funds for MES
Organize family dinner nights at local restaurants and/or help with sign in and guessing jars.
Help organize and set up gallery night in April. This requires preparation before the event and on the event day and evening.
Plan and/or assist by serving refreshments and/or taking pictures.
Help organize, set-up and clean up the Sock Hop in January.