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Parent Advisory Council of Highlands Elementary School

Volunteers Needed!

Many programs and events wouldn't exist at Highlands without our amazing volunteers. We strongly encourage every parent to sign up for at least one volunteer opportunity each term. 

How to Volunteer:
Email us at HPAC@wildapricot.org to sing up for one of the openings below or to be added to our "on-call" volunteer list.

Volunteers must fill out a school volunteer form which can be found at the office.  

One-year Volunteers needed:

Class Representatives - (2 per classroom) – Sending out communications to your child's classroom parents. 

Walk or Wheel (W.O.W)
Assist with Highland's new Walk or Wheel program. Volunteers will be responsible for using their smartphones to scan student backpack tags in order to track those who arrive at school by foot or wheel. 30 mins on Thursday mornings (rotating schedule).

Kindness Committee Helpers Assist with various school events/programs to encourage kindness and empathy at Highlands.

Library Volunteers 1 hour each week helping the librarian with Ks and Grade Ones during their library time.

Fruit & Vegetable Nutritional Program Helpers - Help Kids Club wash and deliver fresh fruits and veggies to Highlands students once a month.

Emergency Preparedness Helpers (on-going) – Help to organize, inventory and supply the school's emergency storage container.

Short Term Event Volunteers needed:

Date TBD - Terry Fox Run Helper - 2 to 3 parents needed to prepare and hand out oranges; 12 volunteers needed at various run check points.  

Date TBD - Welcome Back Pizza Night with Cupcake Walk  - Help with setup/take down, handing out pizza & drinks, cupcake walk & Halloween costume sales. 

Date TBD - HT Family Photo Night - Parents to assist with family photo sessions.  

Date TBD - Parent Social - Help with planning and execution of a parent social fundraiser night including gathering community donations.  

Early December, Date TBD - Gingerbread & Poinsettia Event - Assisting with poinsettia sales and gingerbread cookie decoration event.  

December & Spring:  Scholastic Book Fair Helpers
Assisting with setup/take down and working at the book fair.

Date TBD - Family Movie Night
Help with set up/take down, sign in and popcorn sales.

Date TBD - Talent NightHelp with the planning and execution of Highlands student Talent Night.

Date TBD - June - Staff Appreciation Luncheon - Sign up to bring food or help with setup. 

On-Call Volunteers:

Is your schedule uncertain?  Can't commit today?  Add your name to our On-Call Volunteer list.  The PAC will canvass this list of volunteers when a one-off job arises to check availability/interest.  Email us at
HPAC@wildapricot.org to sign up.  

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