Committee Descriptions

If you are interested in volunteering on any EEHSP committees, please email volunteers@eehsp.org

Artist in Residence 

Coordinate search and hiring of artist to work with students during school hours. Committee members will help to implement the identified program, consult with school staff and arrange for volunteers to assist students during program.

Author Illustrator Programs

Committee assists librarians in planning activities associated with a selected visiting author/illustrator at Enfield and Erdenheim.  The Committee handles advertising and book sales. Potential to plan and coordinate an evening activity at Enfield prior to visit.

Book Fair

Spring Book Fairs need volunteers to plan and organize these events.  If you want to work the fairs, help children select books for a wish list, help sell merchandise and organize displays, sign-up geniuses will be utilized in October and February to schedule the many day and evening shifts involved.

Carnival

Our largest event of the year, acting as both a fundraiser and fun event, this K-5 community function requires hundreds of volunteers. Committee members will help organize, plan and coordinate event.  Areas include, games, prizes, food, crafts, entertainment, publicity and more.   This is truly an amazing institution at the schools, and tremendous fun.

Committee of Families with Special Needs

Grade Level Events

This Committee plans, organizes and implements fun events across both elementary schools that provide opportunities for full family interaction.

Fifth Grade Committee Chair

Coordinates with classroom parents on Fifth Grade events, especially important with end of school year activities.

Fundraising Support

Identify and present new fund raising opportunities.  In addition, assist with existing fundraising programs including: Square One Art, and Box Tops for Education and various other fundraisers. We are looking for someone to resume our Square 1 Art. ProgramThis person is responsible for coordinating the Square One Art Fundraiser with the Art teachers and schools and vendor, as well as collecting and distributing the orders from the parents.

Harlem Wizards

This committee will work together to plan and run the Harlem Wizards Fundraiser which has become an EEHSP Fall tradition. There is a lot of behind the scenes work that needs to be done as well as a lot of volunteer support that is needed during the actual event. Can be combined with the Fall Food Truck Fest as well (depending on volunteer support.)

Mini Grants

Mini-grants support educational programing that may not be financially supported by school district funding. This committee reviews applications to award funding to professional staff for projects that enhance their lesson planning, and promotes Mini-Grants to teaching staff to facilitate the use of mini-grants.

Publishing Center (3rd Grade)

Volunteers work with Erdenheim Reading Specialist to oversee manuscript production and assembly of hard cover books authored and illustrated by students in 3rd grade.  Committee volunteers help plan an evening reception, held in late spring, to honor Erdenheim’s Young Authors.  Volunteers from all grades are helpful, and educational for those parents.

Spirit Wear

Committee coordinates sale events, either through order forms or at EEHSP activities. Volunteers will help sell at events, process orders and advertise.

Staples School Supply Kits

This committee is responsible for the creation and distribution of the Classroom School Supply Kits that parents have the option of ordering each spring.  Work on this committee starts in February and concludes once all the kits are delivered to the classrooms before the beginning of the school year.

Sustainability Committee

The EEHSP Green Team is a school-wide effort to provide educational information on “green” issues and to integrate “green” principles into school-sponsored events and classroom curriculum. The Green Team’s goal is to inspire all members of our school community to want to take care of the planet. Three Focus Areas: Reducing Waste, Education, and Grounds & Greening.

Talent Show

Volunteers will help with direction, auditions, music and lightening, rehearsals, etc. for K-5 show which spans 2 separate evenings in February.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Committee plans event and activities honoring teachers and staff at both schools and administration. Activities may include a luncheon, favors/gifts, cards from children, etc.

If you are interested in volunteering on any EEHSP committees, please email volunteers@eehsp.org

 

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