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MPHS PTSO Volunteer Opportunities
Please consider investing some of your time at Myers Park!
Use this Volunteer Form Link to sign up online to volunteer or
print this paper form and put it in the PTSO box in the main office or send it to your student's homeroom teacher.
Listed below are some of our volunteer opportunities, check the form for the full listing.

Parent Mentor: A commitment to regular meetings over the course of a year can help a student achieve success. Work with Counselors and Administrators to connect with and guide a student that could benefit from a consistent adult relationship. Time/days flexible and mostly self scheduled. MPHS Staff: Justin Holt and PTSO: Siobhan Fulton
Final Exam Proctors: Proctors are vital to our school meeting state testing requirements. Monitor rooms during standardized testing to allow teachers more flexibility and provide the best testing environment possible. Days in January, May, June. MPHS Staff: Michelle Beyer
SAT Registration Assistants: Volunteers assist MP staff on Saturday mornings (7am) to help students check-in. This can be a stressful day for students so a friendly face is welcome. Testing is approx. 1x per month; volunteers can work any or all dates. Training in September. MPHS SAT coordinator: Joseph Peltak
Campus Beautification: 2 options: 1st: Occasional Saturdays, work to spruce up campus, assist with planting flowers, mulch, and general clean-up. Great for working parents or student service hours. Power yard tools welcome. 2nd: Work a few hours a month to maintain pre-assigned flower bed or pots.
Outreach: Provide assistance to MP students in need. This may mean buying a coat, extra school supplies, snacks for academic support programs or locating gently used household items for an MP family in transition. Support includes crisis needs and long term drives.
Tour Guides: Conduct school tours for prospective parents and students. Tours are given at several scheduled events, Thursdays at 9:30am or by appointment. Training provided.
Attendance Office: Volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts to assist with absence letters, late arrivals, and early dismissals. Time of day is flexible. Monthly
College & Career Center [C3] : Volunteers interested in assisting students with career and college research and college applications. Great way to learn about the college process & summer internships.
School Programs/Fairs: Volunteers needed to assist with Fall College Night, help set up event, assist college representatives, handout materials.
Senior Exit Project Review Board: Serve on panel with faculty and other parents to listen to students briefly present findings from a research project. Morning or afternoon shift; 3 dates per year. Great job for underclass parents to learn what their student will have to do before graduation. Training provided same day.
Health Room: Donate supplies (band aids/tissue/Dixie cups) OR volunteer to work a shift, one or two hours/month in the health room. No medical background required. Most work is clerical.
Mustang Round-Up: Assist with one-time event in early June. Welcome and serve lunch to incoming Freshmen as they visit campus.
Grade Level Events: (specify grade)
9th Grade: event helpers needed for Fall morning coffee and/or Fall evening program.
10th Grade: event helpers needed for Fall evening program.
11th Grade: event helpers needed for Fall evening program.
12 Grade/Senior Events: Senior parents needed for a few daytime events and one evening event. This may include Senior Assembly & Breakfast and Senior Carnival. No planning help needed, just event helpers to support the MP staff.
Prom Support:
Ticket Sales: Assist MP staff with ticket sales during lunch in May.
At prom: Assist MP staff, take tickets, serve punch, distribute souvenirs and enjoy a beautiful evening. Recommended for underclass parents.
Senior Events: Senior parents needed for a few daytime events. This may include Senior Assembly & Breakfast and Senior Carnival. No planning help needed, just event day helpers to support the MP staff.
Staff Appreciation: Help show appreciation for the MPHS staff by sending in food, drinks, supplies, and gift cards for monthly Staff Appreciation days. Occasional event day volunteers needed.
Staff Meetings: Provide refreshments for monthly faculty meetings.
Guidance Department: Help as needed during registration, the start of each semester and other busy times of year. Provide refreshments or treats for special occasions including Counselor appreciation and awards assemblies.
Media Relations: Assist co-chairs to spread the word on events, news about student awards, etc. at Myers Park
Parent Resources: Do you own/manage a company that has goods/services that could benefit MPHS? The PTSO values our parent/business relationships and wants to support our local businesses. All types of companies: restaurants, landscaping, t-shirt vendors, interior design, marketing, etc.
Special Skills: If you have a special skill (debate, marketing, auditor, tree removal, construction, painting, foreign languages, photography, landscaping, etc.), please consider sharing!
MP Alumni Only: If you are a Myers Park Alumni we are thrilled that you are back on the MP campus.
C3 Support: Internship/Apprenticeship: The College and Career Center [C3], facilitates internship and apprenticeship opportunities between area businesses and students who are interested in obtaining valuable experience outside of the classroom. These internships/apprenticeships can be paid or unpaid experience; occur during the school year or over the summer, and opportunities in any field are considered. If your business is interested in providing an entry-level experience for an MPHS student, please let us know.
MPHS Staff: Joanne Pugsley



Parent Mentor: A commitment to regular meetings over the course of a year can help a student achieve success. Work with Counselors and Administrators to connect with and guide a student that could benefit from a consistent adult relationship. Time/days flexible and mostly self scheduled. MPHS Staff: Justin Holt
Final Exam Proctors: Proctors are vital to our school meeting state testing requirements. Monitor rooms during standardized testing to allow teachers more flexibility and provide the best testing environment possible. Days in January, May, June. MPHS Staff: Michelle Beyer
SAT Registration Assistants: Volunteers assist MP staff on Saturday mornings (7am) to help students check-in. This can be a stressful day for students so a friendly face is welcome. Testing is approx. 1x per month; volunteers can work any or all dates. Training in September. MPHS SAT coordinator: Wanda Sowell
Campus Beautification: 2 options: 1st: Occasional Saturdays, work to spruce up campus, assist with planting flowers, mulch, and general clean-up. Great for working parents or student service hours. Power yard tools welcome. 2nd: Work a few hours a month to maintain pre-assigned flower bed or pots.
Outreach: Provide assistance to MP students in need. This may mean buying a coat, extra school supplies, snacks for academic support programs or locating gently used household items for an MP family in transition. Support includes crisis needs and long term drives.
Tour Guides: Conduct school tours for prospective parents and students. Tours are given at several scheduled events, Thursdays at 9:30am or by appointment. Training provided.
Attendance Office: Volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts to assist with absence letters, late arrivals, and early dismissals. Time of day is flexible. Monthly
College & Career Center [C3] : Volunteers interested in assisting students with career and college research and college applications. Great way to learn about the college process & summer internships.
Media Center: Volunteers with flexible schedules are needed to assist the media specialist with library tasks and special projects. Flexible shifts, times and days: Weekly, Monthly
Senior Exit Project Review Board: Serve on panel with faculty and other parents to listen to students briefly present findings from a research project. Morning or afternoon shift; 3 dates per year. Great job for underclass parents to learn what their student will have to do before graduation. Training provided same day.
Health Room: Donate supplies (band aids/tissue/Dixie cups) OR volunteer to work a shift, one or two hours/month in the health room. No medical background required. Most work is clerical.
Mustang Round-Up: Assist with one-time event in early June. Welcome and serve lunch to incoming Freshmen as they visit campus.
Prom Support:

Ticket Sales: Assist MP staff with ticket sales during lunch in May.

At prom: Assist MP staff, take tickets, serve punch, distribute souvenirs and enjoy a beautiful evening. Recommended for underclass parents.
Senior Events: Senior parents needed for a few daytime events. This may include Senior Assembly & Breakfast and Senior Carnival. No planning help needed, just event day helpers to support the MP staff.
Staff Appreciation: Help show appreciation for the MPHS staff by sending in food, drinks, supplies, and gift cards for monthly Staff Appreciation days. Occasional event day volunteers needed.
Staff Meetings: Provide refreshments for monthly faculty meetings.
Guidance Department: Help as needed during registration, the start of each semester and other busy times of year. Provide refreshments or treats for special occasions including Counselor appreciation and awards assemblies.
Senior Life Skills: Help our seniors transition to the next chapter. Help is needed to facilitate various Life Skills workshops including: Financial literacy, Managing stress, Being tech savvy, Automobile basics – changing a tire, checking the oil, Prepare a simple meal, do the laundry, ironing, sewing etc.
Scheduled for February 2017
Media Relations: Assist co-chairs to spread the word on events, news about student awards, etc. at Myers Park