Volunteer Opportunities

There are tons of ways for Prairie families to get involved at school.

Room Parents

Room Parents support classroom teacher's by managing party sign-ups, scheduling classroom volunteers, etc.

Library Volunteers

The highly popular library volunteer helps the librarian restock shelves and check out books during your child's library time.

Art Volunteers

Art committee volunteers assist the art teacher in displaying student artwork from all grade levels throughout the school.

Buddy Program

Right before school begins and throughout the year, Prairie pairs existing families with new families to become a "buddy family.” Buddy families answer questions about Prairie and help them feel right at home in their new school community.

Watch D.O.G.S

Watch D.O.G.S. is offered for a half or full-day volunteer opportunity for fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles and other father figures. Participate in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator.


Talk about a sweet job! The bakers and hospitality volunteers provide food and treats for various needs such as teacher appreciation days and various events school needs throughout the year.

Lunch Helper

A call to the bravest parents out there to help school staff monitor lunch time and provide help as needed. Juice box experience helpful, but not required.

Box Tops

Want to raise money for Prairie by shopping? Collect and submit box tops from participating products as instructed by the national box tops program.

Spirit Wear

The Spirit Wear Chair creates a line-up of Prairie gear, bearing our Prairie name and mascot. Spirit Wear is available at at events throughout the year and through our online Spirit Wear shop.

it takes a village

join the fun

The truth is, hosting many events such as these takes a significant amount of support from Prairie families and the community. We couldn’t do it without our “village”!

varied commitment levels

all are welcome

Whether you commit for an hour per year, or an hour per week, we have a volunteer role that is perfect for you!

make a difference

enhance education

Volunteering at Prairie, and through the PTA, is one of the most impactful ways to enhance the education of your child and other children at Prairie.


Commonly Asked Questions

Volunteering is easy! Watch our weekly PTA Newsletter for opportunities, or send us an email and we can help you find a role that works for you: [email protected]

No problem. We have various events during the school year that are on the weekends, or are during the evening. We also have several behind-the-scenes volunteer opportunities. Email us at [email protected] to inquire.

Absolutely! We have so many opportunities that vary greatly, we would be happy to chat and help find a role that is perfect for you and your schedule. Email us! [email protected]

Yes. We understand that not everyone is able to volunteer. We also understand that many parents still want to contribute. We’ve created a way for you to donate towards the PTA, which directly goes towards annual programming at Prairie. 

No. It takes every volunteer available throughout the year to host as many events and activities as we do. All parents/guardians are welcome to sign up!

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