PTA Volunteer Opportunities

The PTA has many volunteer opportunities, from holding a Committee Position for the entire school year to just helping out with a one-time event. You can always attend a PTA meeting to see what volunteer opportunities are available.


Do you want to get involved in the PTA?  Below are some committee descriptions that give you an idea of each committee’s role. Make great new friends, get to know your child’s classmates and teachers, and help North Ridge stay the great school that it is by volunteering.

Contact our current PTA President if you’re interested in volunteering at!


One-Time Event Volunteer Opportunities
Kindergarten Greeters (first two weeks of school)
Picture Day (fall and spring)
Unicornicopia (October)
Box Tops Competitions (Oct. Jan., and May)
Teacher Appreciation Events (various times each year)
Kindergarten Registration (February)
Book Fair (February)
Spring Fundraiser (March)


Committee Position Volunteer Opportunities and Description
Book Fairs
Provides families with easy access to purchasing of books while raising funds for the school Media Center.
Box Tops for Education
Promotes, collects and submits Box Tops as school fundraiser
Character Education
Update poster boards around campus about the character trait of the month
Class Room Parents
Coordination of our Class Parent Program which identifies one or more parent in each classroom to help in the class as determined by the teacher.
Community Partnership
Provides information to school staff and families about community businesses and programs that provide resources to our school through our use of their products or services.
Copy Room
Regular weekly support to our teachers through copy room volunteers who do this much needed work of running copies thus allowing the teachers to be spend the time in the classroom.
Cultural Arts
Guest writers, performers, and various other professionals visit our school at scheduled times during the school year exposing our students to the arts.
Environmental Improvement
Year-round efforts to enhance the appearance and functionality of our school grounds.
Fifth Grade Program
Planning and coordination of the 5th Grade Graduation Program at the end of the school year for 5th graders and their parents.
Coordinates and executes various school fundraisers
Coordination of food for PTA Family Nights as well as for Teacher Appreciation events.
Legislative Liaison
Follows current events bringing appropriate issues to the attention of the PTA as well as the school as is necessary.
Odyssey of the Mind
Promotes and runs the Odyssey of the Mind program, works with the OM coaches (Sept - March)
PTA Membership
Provides information about PTA and leads PTA Membership Drive in the beginning of the school year through mid-October.
Creation and production of weekly school newsletter.
School Spirit Family Nights
Providing families a night out together with their child’s school community while offering access to information or fun in various areas.
Spirit Wear
On sale during the school year to promote school spirit.
Provides small gifts for custodians, cafeteria workers and bus drivers. Recognizes Custodian Appreciation Week, Counselor Appreciation Week and Principal Service Anniversaries with small gifts. Sends out cards to teachers getting married, having a baby, have a death in the family or is ill.
Teacher Grants
PTA funds that support individual teacher efforts in programming and/or innovative educational endeavors.
Unicornucopia Team
A week of concentrated effort to raise school spirit, school pride, and fundraising with the main event, a Fall Carnival on Friday Night.
Updates and maintains the North Ridge Elem web site throughout the year.
Layout, production, and distribution of School Yearbook.
Yearbook Photographer
Takes pictures around campus for use on the web site and in the yearbook.