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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The PTO needs YOU!  Please consider volunteering in one of our many capacities, descriptions are below.  Email us at houghtonpto@hotmail.com if you have any questions regarding volunteer opportunities.



BOOK FAIR

Assist the chairperson(s) with preparing for the event. Volunteers are needed for setting up the book fair, restocking shelves during the week, assisting during the night of the book fair, dismantling items at the end of the book fair, running the cash register, assist students locate items, and more.



BOX TOPS

Assist coordinator, monitor collection boxes, trim submissions as needed, and manage the collection and submission of box tops to meet deadlines.



CHESS CLUB

Help out during recess time for students in grades 2-4 interested in learning to play chess. Chess club meets once a week for six weeks (Jan/Feb). No knowledge of chess is necessary. 



CLASSROOM COORDINATOR

Coordinates and organizes volunteers in the classroom. Assist with special events, parties, field trips, etc. under the guidance of the classroom teacher. Please note availability on volunteer form.



FALL FUNDRAISER

Assist coordinator with coordinating, collecting and distributing orders for our big fall fundraiser. Some examples of past fall fundraisers are Jeannine’s, Entertainment Book, Yankee Candle, Florida Citrus program, etc.




FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT

Assist the chairperson(s) with preparing and coordinating events for the evening as well as assist during the evening as needed.




GARDENING COMMITTEE

Help maintain Houghton’s landscaping/flowers and butterfly garden, year-round help needed.



GIFT CARD (SCRIP) FUNDRAISER

Assist the coordinator with the collecting of order forms, processing orders and distributing gift cards for the program. 



HOLIDAY FAIR

Bake goods for the bake sale table, take a shift at the raffle table, help with set-up and break-down of fair.  



MAGAZINE DRIVE FUNDRAISER

Assist in collecting orders, tabulating orders, distributing prizes and any other tasks that are needed.




READING CHALLENGE

Design and create the bulletin board, assist with the tallying of all of the hours read in the mornings during the event or assist with prize selection (and distribution) and coordinate the raffle on the final day of the event.



SPIRITWEAR

Assist the coordinator with table sales (during school events), ordering, and distribution of all Houghton Spirit Wear.  




TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

Provide food and items needed for this event run by the PTO. Help with the setup, cleanup and running of this event. 




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