Parental Involvement That Makes a Difference

  Parental Involvement That Makes a Difference - Recruiting and keeping volunteers! Connecting with your parents! Class taught August 27th 2011 at the VNET Kick Off Event     Taught by Shari Pierce   5 Things Volunteers Love: Welcome (“So glad to see you!”) Why? (“We’re doing this because…”) Appreciation (“Thank you for coming.”) Choices...

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Ask Teacher for Parent Volunteer Candidates

Ask Teacher for Parent Volunteer Candidates   Here is rough draft of part of a letter you could send out to your teachers in all grades.   Teachers,   You have interacted with your parents for most of the year.  The PTSO would like to ask if you could recommend a few parents that you...

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Volunteer Jeopardy Game

Tips to lure volunteers in, keep them happy, and avoid the pitfalls that will keep them from coming back. We took 25 Ways To Catch and Keep Volunteers tips and put them in a Jeopardy form game.......... kinda like Jeopardy. We just wanted to make it different and fun! Volunteer Jeopardy Game

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Volunteer Spot

Coordinate parents and volunteers the fast, easy way with free online sign up forms and volunteer scheduling.   VolunteerSpot Philosophy At VolunteerSpot, we believe that volunteers should be rewarded for stepping forward and sharing their time and talents with those in need. All too often, volunteering means putting up with a certain amount of hassle...

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2 Hour Power /recruiting volunteers

Here are the slides from a PowerPoint Presentation of 2 Hour Power classes given at the 3rd Qtr Vnet Meeting

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25 Ways To Catch and Keep Volunteers

25 Ways To Catch and Keep Volunteers   Tips to lure volunteers in, keep them happy, and avoid the pitfalls that will keep them from coming back. by Craig Bystrynski from PTO TODAY   5 Good Ways To Find New Volunteers "Position available."Write help-wanted ads. Create a flyer or section of your newsletter with descriptions...

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Build Your Volunteer Base: 11 Ideas

  Tried-and-true ideas to nurture volunteers and make sure that every involvement experience is a positive one. by Poornima Apte   Recently, my daughter and I drove past a middle school late in the evening. The school parking lot was overflowing with cars, and we wondered what was going on inside. "Maybe it's a parent...

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Dont’ Say This, when trying to get volunteers

Here are some things "NOT" to say to people you are trying to get involved   1. “We’ll have someone call you.” This is the PTO version of the classic dating line “I’ll call you.” We all know what this means: a complete brushoff. A better way to end the conversation is “You want to...

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Poems about Volunteering

I Think...I Know Written and submitted by Laurie Eytel, CVA I think & I see how good you are I know I don't have to look that far I think you are amazing for you help kids, moms & dads I know it's true, a better group cannot be had I think the families know...

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Quiz: Rate Your Involvement IQ

Quiz: Rate Your Involvement IQ See how your group's attitudes and practices for building parent involvement measure up.   Getting parents connected to the school is the most important and, in many ways, most difficult job parent groups undertake. There are many facets to building involvement, and it requires a focused effort. Take our quiz...

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Quotes on Volunteering

Quotes on Volunteering Here's to all volunteers, those dedicated people who believe in all work and no pay.  ~Robert Orben Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another.  ~Erma Brombeck Volunteers are paid in six figures... S-M-I-L-E-S. ...

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The Role of a Parent Volunteer Group

The Role of a Parent Volunteer Group   The objectives of a PTSO are to (customize following to match bylaws or goals):   · Establish and maintain a working relationship among parents, school and community. · Support school improvement teams and promote the finest education possible for the students at XZY Elementary. · Expand technology...

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Volunteer Placemat

We printed this off on pink paper (legal size paper) and use them for placemats at one of our Quarterly meetings Volunteer Placemat

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