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Volunteer Opportunities

At Mechanicsville Elementary, the PTA runs a variety of activities, each offering different volunteer opportunities. Below is a short description of each event/activity. If you are interested in anything in particular, please feel free to contact us using the volunteer form. We are thankful for any help we can receive, and are available to answer any questions you may have as well!

Classroom Parent

  • Responsibilities include organizing classroom parent database with a current list of all students at MES and contact info

  • Finding homeroom parents and updating calendar with PTA events.

Corporate Donations 

  • Contact local businesses and schedule fundraisers from restaurants, stores, or local businesses

  • Sets up these events about once a month

Cultural Arts

  • In charge of researching and scheduling Cultural Arts programs for students at MES three times a year

  • Coordinate with Principal for schedule

Family Fun Events

  • Trunk or Treat - Volunteers work to set up a Halloween event to include trunk or treat, food, drinks, cake walk, dance, etc

  • Mom's Day Out - Responsible for organizing events just for moms and female caregivers at MES

  • Spring Fling Event - There will be games, activities, a silent auction and fun for all on April 19th.

Fifth Grade Farewell

  • Responsible for organizing the 5th grade ceremony and picnic

  • Coordinating with 5th grade teachers and administration.

Fun Run

  • Organization of our Fall Fun Run fundraiser

  • Assisting in set up of the course, obstacles, and promotion of fundraising for prizes


  • Responsible for taking pictures of students at MES, uploading them to the yearbook website and organizing them on the pages of the yearbook

  • Coordinating sale and distribution of yearbooks

Play Day

  • Responsible for coordinating volunteers for every event/game on Play Day for all grades

  • Purchase and distribute popsicles at the end of the day to the students.

Carroll County Public Schools also requires any school volunteers to complete a training course prior to any volunteer activities. To complete this and for more information regarding this training process, click here

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