Get Involved! Volunteer!

We strive to have a very active PTA, that partners between the administration, teachers, families, and the community to make Mountain View a great place for our children.  But, we need your help to accomplish this.  Whether you’re interested in serving on a specific committee or as a general volunteer on as-needed basis, the MVES PTA would love to have your help!   

 

activity volunteer SIGN-Ups

We have several opportunities for parents and families to volunteer to assist with on a one-time basis with one of the various events or activities the PTA sponsors. Please check out our online SignUp Genius Form for general volunteer activity sign-ups.  Additional opportunities will be added as they are identified.

 

WORKING PARENTS

We have designed committee assistance positions specially for working parents!  These fabulous opportunities can be completed from your computer at your convenience.  Your contributions are vital to our PTA!  Please check out our online Volunteer Opportunities Form or email president@mountainviewpta.org for more information.

 

Committee Assistance

Interested in helping out, but not chairing a committee?  Please check out our online Volunteer Opportunities Form or email president@mountainviewpta.org for more information.

 

COMMITTEE co-Chairs

Interested in leading one of our committees?  Please check out the list of committees below or email president@mountainviewpta.org for more information

Ambassadors

Welcomes new families and provides guidance, resources, and information they may need, including the New Family Information Guide.  Hosts school tours, Cheers and Tears for new kindergarten parents, Kindergarten Orientation for rising kindergarteners, and Senior Send-Off for high school senior alumni. 

 

Arts in Education: Reflections Contest 

This is a National PTA program that encourages artistic expression in dance, film, music, literature, visual arts, and photography. This committee supports the music and art teachers, enriches the curriculum with fine arts programs, and highlights the importance of the arts (visual arts, music, theater, and dance) by promoting the Reflections Contest, collecting submissions, and coordinating with the ECCC Reflections Chair for submission of winning entries.

 

Community Outreach

Identifies, organizes, and completes service projects during the school year for the benefit of our local community.  Works with local organizations, including Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts in MVES, to spark interest and enthusiasm and instills the importance of helping others through various and diverse forms of service.

 

Curriculum Support 

Works with teams of teachers, lead teachers from each grade level, and specialty teachers (Art, Music, PE, Target, Special Ed, Speech and Language, and Guidance) to provide instructional materials that support the curriculum. Coordinates with school staff to provide resources not funded by the district. These materials and resources are budgeted and funded by our local PTA.

 

Environment

Focuses on the school garden, recycling, and environmental education.

 

Event Coordinator: Art Show 

Responsible for working with the art teacher to coordinate 2 art shows per year.

 

Event Coordinator: Fall Festival 

Responsible for coordinating the annual Fall Festival.  This event is planned and executed by a group of committee chairs responsible for organizing ticket sales, publicizing the event, recruiting volunteers, arranging for food and beverages, activities and games, bounce houses, and tons of prizes.

                                                

Event Coordinator: International Night 

Responsible for coordinating the annual International Night. This event provides an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and community to experience diversity, try ethnic food, and learn about different countries.

 

Event Coordinator: Silent Auction 

Works with the Fall Festival Committee to gather auction items, promote the auction and solicit support and volunteers for the event.

 

Event Coordinator: Winter Dance 

Responsible for coordinating the annual winter dance.

 

Family Engagement 

Coordinates and promotes activities that strengthen the connection between students, parents, and our school.  Works closely with the Executive Board on the third 2022-2023 Strategic Goal - Reconnecting by planning small grade-level Family Fun Friday afternoon events (for example, afternoon pizza, kickball game, popsicles, etc.)  

 

Fundraising: Partners in Education Spirit Nights & Shopping Rewards 

Solicits, organizes, and communicates with community business partners to provide support for our school at a variety of functions. Works closely with the school’s representative responsible for our Partners in Education. Promotes important relationships with our business community who support our PTA.  Also coordinates other selected “free money” programs, such as the AmazonSmile, Box Tops for Education, and Publix Partners program.

 

Fundraising: Sponsorship 

Works with community partners to secure sponsorships.

 

Health and Wellness 

Plans programs to encourage nutrition and healthy, active lifestyles. Monitors legislative issues that pertain to the health and wellness of children. Coordinates Walk to School days, Walk the Track Days and Wellness Wednesdays. 

 

Literacy Support: Heroes Essay Contest 

Works with teachers and staff to promote literacy.  Coordinates annual, school wide, written essay contest that celebrates everyday heroes.

 

Media Support: Book Fairs  

Hosts two to three book fairs throughout the school year by coordinating with the media specialists, organizes decorations, and recruits volunteers to work shifts.    

 

Membership & Spirit Wear 

This committee is responsible for data input of PTA members, collating membership benefit packets and cards, and ensuring that they are distributed to all members in a timely manner. It also entails working with the Treasurer each month to submit appropriate forms to Georgia PTA.  Encourages school spirit, primarily through spirit wear available for sale on Mountain View PTA Website. Responsible for selecting a company for production, placing orders, and distributing orders to students.

 

Room Representative Liaison 

Ensures that all homeroom classes have a room rep, provides information packets to each room rep with both general information relevant to all classes as well as classroom specific information (such as teacher birthdays, favorite treats, etc.). Creates standard letters, approved by the school administration. Ensures accurate bi-annual accounting of classroom donations collected at the beginning of each new school year.

 

Special Student Services: Compassion Week  

Supports the needs of diverse learning communities including Special Needs and the Advanced Learning Programs.  Recognizes and promotes each student’s abilities.

 

Teacher/Staff Appreciation  

Through the help of a large committee, organizes events throughout the year to recognize the efforts of our teachers and staff. Also organizes volunteers to participate in events that recognize Mountain View’s Teacher of the Year.

 

Technology

Provides updates and maintains the Mountain View PTA website and calendar as necessary.  Creates and maintains a database for volunteer information and assists with organization of volunteers for committee events using online sign-up services.  Provides recommendations for software and technology automations to support PTA and committee activities.

 

Yearbook

Organizes volunteers to capture candid photos at school events throughout the year, creates visual layout of the yearbook, and orders/distributes the final product at the end of the school year.

 

Thank you for your continued support of our school and students!