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Winthrop Elementary & Middle Charter School requires families to volunteer their time during the school year. They have many opportunities to volunteer their time at school. This may include working with classrooms; assisting with fundraisers and special events; attending workshops and PTC meetings; helping in the cafeteria; participating on field trips.

Parent Teacher Cooperative

The role of the Winthrop Elementary & Middle Charter School Parent Teacher Cooperative (PTC) is to promote and foster good, clear channels of communication and engage in a cooperative relationship between the home, school and the community. The PTC helps to promote an enriched educational environment by fostering and implementing programs that enriches the cultural and social lives of our students and enhances the educational facilities for our school.

Volunteer Information

Parent service hours

Parents have many opportunities to volunteer their time both at school and at home. Volunteer sign-ups will be available through out the school year events. Other opportunities are announced throughout the school year via email.

Parent Volunteer Application

All parents are required to volunteer a minimum of 20 service hours per school year for one (1) child or 30 hours for 2 or more children. Half of the service hours must be completed by December 31st and parent must have completed the remaining hours by May 1st. Students participating in any end-of-year trips must have their parent service hours completed prior to the trip date. Please check with your child’s teacher to make sure your hours are completed on time.

Ways you can earn service hours:

Here are just a few of the ways you may become involved and fulfill your volunteer commitment:

  • Assist in the cafeteria
  • Assist teachers with bulletin boards, cutting & craft activities
  • Attend PTC meetings, day and evening events
  • Volunteer for field day and/or field trips
  • Assist with directing traffic in the mornings and afternoons

Serve Form for Volunteers

It takes 4 to 6 weeks to receive an approval or denial. Please complete both pages and answer every question. If you fail to answer every question, it could result in your form not being processed or denied. Please make sure to contact the school after that time frame to verify your status.