2021-2022 Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is an excellent way to get involved at Coal Creek. Click here to learn about Boulder Valley School District's volunteer policies and find links to complete your application and background check. Volunteering in the classroom usually begins in October, contact your student(s) teacher for details! GO TO Coal Creek's  Help At School  site for more volunteer opportunities. 


Year-round commitment. Take candid photos, develop and distribute yearbooks. Parent Lead per grade (K-­5) ensures a candid photo exists for everyone in that grade. 

Student Directory

Fall commitment. Update directory website for the new year, organize class lists, help families enter their contact information, track orders, acquire advertisers, arrange layout, print and distribute. 

Grocery Cards

Year-round commitment. Coordinate grocery cards with King Soopers, Alfalfa's, and Safeway, Promote to Coal Creek community and manage funds raised. 

PEN Representative

Year-round commitment. Promote the Parent Engagement Network events/ messages to Coal Creek. PEN provides resources and tools  to protect your children and raise them to be successful in life.  .

Parade of Lights

Fall/Winter commitment. Organize and lead the Coal Creek entry into the Louisville Parade of Lights (December). This committee needs a chairperson and 2+ additional volunteers. Work with our music teacher, Rachel Cauley.

Spring commitment. Coordinate this fun event to bring the community together. Alternating years: school wide musical or carnival

Spring Celebration


Fall commitment. Support the biggest fundraiser of the year . Volunteers set-up, clean-­up, serve water, punch tally cards, cheer, and count collected monies.

Crossing Guards

Year-round commitment in 15 minute shifts per week. Help keep Coal Creek kids safe. Monitor crosswalks in front of school. Choose your day and AM or PM slot. 

Parent Partners

Liaison to new Coal Creek families. Organize mentor groups at the Kindie Orientation and set-up summer play dates. 

Grant Writer

Identify and apply for grants for various needs in our school. 

Staff Appreciation

Year-round commitment, once per month. Organize monthly events to show thanks to our faculty and staff. Provide meals during conference. Help with food preparation, set-up, clean-up, and delivery. 

Work Room

Year-round commitment, as little as one hour per week. Make copies, posters, cut and paste, and other tasks to assist busy teachers.  Training on all equipment provided. 

Garden Liaison

Year-round commitment. Assist teacher and garden coordinator with garden lessons. Leads help secure volunteers for each grade’s garden lesson. 

School Photos

One-day commitment in September and April. Assist professional photographer on picture days. 

Vision and Hearing Screenings

One-day commitment in September. Assist district staff with annual hearing and vision screenings from 8am-12pm. 

Walk to School Day

BVSD schedule. Publicize event and procure goodies for participants. 

Art Fundraisers

Fall and spring commitment. Coordinate with the art teacher, Julie Talty, to promote artistry and raise funds for the art department. Support the Original Works fundraiser in the fall and the Art Show in the spring

Scholastic Book Fair

Fall and spring commitment. Opportunity for families and Coal Creel to expand their libraries. Help our librarian, Will Ostendorff promote, set­-up, staff, cashier, and pack-­up the fair.

Movie Night

One-night commitment in the spring. Family friendly night movie in the Coal Creek gym. Advertise, set-up, and clean-up the gym. Assist with food and drinks during event.

Parents' Night Out

Year-round commitment. Create community by organizing and promoting parent social events outside of school.

Collect order forms and distribute school supply boxes at the Meet the Teacher event in August. 

School Supplies

Moo Caps

Collect milk caps from Longmont Dairy and submit for fundraising dollars. 

Corporate Sponsorship

Acquire business sponsors to support our school, define recognition program, and manage advertisements.  

Parents Aiding In Resources (PAIR)

 Coordinate school needs and enhancements with parents who desire fulfilling the needs.  

Dining for Dollars

Contact local restuarants to schedule events, Promote events. 

Box Tops

Promote Box Tops to Coal Creek community. Follow Box Tops guidelines to submit semi-annually. 


Maintain PTA website and offer ways to streamline processes using technology. 

Spirit Wear

Coordinate with vendor to select offerings, advertise with school community, assist in ordering and money collection and distribute Coal Creek clothing.