VIPS and Volunteer Hours

VIPS (Volunteers In Public Schools) and Volunteer service hours news…
Have you been signing in and out in the front office when volunteering at the school? If you have worked at the school and forgotten to sign in, please email your volunteer hours.  It is important that we track as many volunteer hours as possible so that we can show our lawmakers that Lowell Bayside Academy and the California PTA have an active and committed group of parent volunteers who are dedicated to making the public school system better for all of the children.

What hours should be counted?

Time spent writing PTA agenda, minutes, correspondence, reports, newsletter articles
Time spent on PTA-related activities at school or within the community
Telephone time regarding PTA business
Travel time to and from PTA activities
Attendance at meetings, workshops, committees and any functions related to PTA work

What is a PTA event?

Being a VIP – Working in the classroom or going on field trips
Pizza Night, Greeting Card Fund Raiser, Pumpkin Carving, Reflections, Jog-A-Thon, Ice Skate Night, Book Fair, Meet the Masters, Variety Show, Carnival, etc.

Kristie Kaiser historian@lowellpta.com