Open Volunteer Positions

WE Need YOU!  OPEN Ben Rush PTA Positions

Volunteering at your local elementary school is a wonderful way to impact the future of your community. Please consider joining the team of volunteers at Ben Rush Elementary who serve in a variety of roles, ultimately enriching the learning environment of our children.

The Ben Rush PTA Board welcomes newcomers and parents who are ready to step into a greater volunteer role. We are looking to fill the following positions for the 2018-19 school year:


Fundraising Director:

Oversees and supports the fundraising committees including Auction, Walk-a-thon, Pass the Hat, matching gifts, and miscellaneous fundraisers (i.e., box tops, e-Scrip, Target, etc.). The fundraising director works with the other members of the Executive Board to determine fundraising financial goals, events and activities.  Maintains fundraising budget and reports fundraising budget numbers to the Executive Board.


Spirit Coordinator (reports to Vice-President)

Responsible for monthly Spirit Day Sales, Purchases, and deposit processing.

School directory coordinator (reports to Secretary):

Collects data for directory, including preparation & distribution of information forms, inputs to a computer and oversees production and distribution of directory.

Assistant Treasurer (reports to Treasurer):

Receives, counts and deposits all monies collected by the PTA and forwards deposit receipts and other paperwork to the PTA Treasurer for formal recording and filing.

Auditor (reports to Treasurer):

Conducts mid-year financial review and serves on budget committee.

Membership Coordinator (reports to Membership Director):

Help director with annual PTA membership drive .

Teacher Luncheon Coordinator (reports to Hospitality Director):

The Ben Rush hospitality team also is looking for a special individual(s) to coordinate and host staff/teacher luncheons throughout the school year. This is a great opportunity to give back to the teachers and really show them how much they are appreciated!

Meeting Refreshments Coordinator (reports to Hospitality Director):

Coordinates refreshments for kindergarten orientation and meet & greet in August, welcome back coffee and curriculum night in September, parent education nights at various times and general meetings & events.

Appreciation Coordinator (reports to Hospitality Director):

Organize appreciation week for teachers and classified staff in early May; other appreciation activities as appropriate.

Special Events Coordinator (reports to Special Event Director):

Assists director in organizing special event through out the year as directed.

Walk to School/Run for Fun Coordinator (reports to Health & Welfare Director):

Recruits and organizes volunteers; develops and distributes handouts for events; works with school personnel for both.

Health Promotion Coordinator (reports to Health &Welfare Director):

Helps recruit and organize volunteers and tasks for Jump Rope for Heart, in coordination with the PE teacher as needed.  May also coordinate other health promoting activities like National Nutrition Month (March).

To volunteer, and for more information, please contact, .

Visit the PTA Board job descriptions page for more details.



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