Parent Volunteer Opportunities

School of the Holy Child encourages all parents to get involved at the school in any way they can. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact the Parents Association at


Middle School Fun Run - Friday, September 23, 2016

Middle School students, faculty and parents participate in a run/walk on campus the morning of September 23. This event is the kick-off event for Homecoming Weekend. Volunteers are needed for planning, set-up, clean-up and helping with the race. This year, the Fun Run will be a color run!

Homecoming - Saturday, September 24, 2016

Parent volunteers work with the Development Office on the execution of the entire event, including logistics, recruitment of day-of-event volunteers, coordination of games and activities, and coordination of Middle School and Upper School student involvement. Homecoming is a family-fun event for students and their siblings, parents, faculty, staff, and alumnae, Homecoming brings the entire SHC community together for a day of athletic competitions, carnival games & attractions, DJ music, a carnival food court, raffles, and much more!

Middle School Homecoming Bake Sale

Middle School families bake an assortment of goodies for Homecoming. All baked goods MUST be nut and see free.

Lunch & Boutique for the Maureen Alison McGrath '78 Memorial Library

Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Apawamis Club in Rye, NY

This event benefits programs for the Maureen Alison McGrath ’78 Memorial Library. Volunteers are needed for planning, set-up, clean-up and assistance executing the event. Assistance with vendor coordination and decorations is needed as well.

PA Christmas Plant Sale

Volunteers are needed to assist with delivery and distribution of plants on campus in early December.

Mother/Daughter/Grandmother Bingo Night

February 2017

This event includes dinner, bingo and prizes. Volunteers are needed for planning, set-up and clean-up, and securing prizes.

Annual Gala & Auction

Friday, April 28, 2017

This is the school’s largest fundraiser for the year. The evening includes dinner and cocktails as well as live and silent auctions. Volunteers are needed for planning and execution of this event.

Community Service

Parents assist with community service initiatives at the school. Responsibilities may include driving food to food pantries, attending and chaperoning service events, helping to coordinate clothing and food drives, and more.

Parents Encouraging Awareness and Community Conversations (PEACC)

PEACC is a parent group that works with the Director of Diversity and Community Service to promote programs and activities that enrich diversity initiatives at Holy Child.

Faculty Appreciation Breakfasts/Year-end Luncheon

Parents help to coordinate breakfasts and the year-end faculty appreciation lunch.