• In addition to supporting students and staff at Capitol Hill through our fundraising efforts, we have many volunteer opportunities for parents, grandparents and friends of Capitol Hill students to get involved! Most of of these positions can be done from home, and don’t require any daytime commitment!  Please let us know at ptochair.capitolhill@gmail.com if you are interested in helping!


    Fall Fest Chair(s) and Lieutenants w/ LOTS of general help volunteers: Friday, October 13 is our annual community building event. We're looking for a new chair (or better, co-chairs!) to take over this annual event. Our former coordinators have fantastic notes, experience, and guidance ready to share with the parent(s) who step in to take the lead!

    Emily King- PTO Volunteer Coordinator: Anticipate volunteer needs of PTO and recruit volunteers to fill needs; assist in compiling volunteer interest at beginning of year; arrange for volunteer signups on VolunteerSpot, Facebook, and CH website; update volunteer database as needed throughout the year. (30 minutes to 1 hour a week, perhaps more during Fall Fest, Apex Fun Run, and Spring Carnival times.) 

    Melissa Dangaren & Mary Frankson - MIA: Art Adventure “Picture People”: Help parent coordinators bring art and culture out of the museum and into the classroom with this program from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Picture People" will present works of art to grades 1-4, in advance of their field trips to MIA in fall and spring. (approximately 6 hours total, includes training by MIA.) Find more info and sign up to help on the Art Adventure page here.

    Caroline Marin - BoxTops for Education: Collect the BoxTops from the office, package them, and sent them in for $$. Simple. (less than 1 hour a week)

    ??? - Give to the Max Day Coordinator: Responsible for maintenance of CH PTO donation page on GiveMN website, and the promotion of Give to the Max Day, a statewide day of giving happening this year on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (approximately 5-8 hours)

    Sara Weil & Sunny Neiger- Scholastic Book Fair - Chair(s): Leadership is needed for our annual “Pop and Shop” Scholastic Book sale. Scholastic provides everything we need except people-power. Chair(s) would be responsible for coordianiton of the sale during evening conferences in March.  Thursday, March 16, and Thursday March 23, 4-8pm. (approximately 12-16 hours, all in March) 

    Stephanie Lonetti- Teacher Conference Meal coordinator: Coordinate meals for our hardworking teachers and staff during evening conferences in November (10 & 17) and March (16 & 23).  (approximately 10 -12 hours) 
    Teacher Conference Meal Providers - SUPER EASY! We need folks to sign-up and help bring food to feed our teachers and staff at conference time.  It may be store bought, made at home, or from a restaurant.

    Abby Heuckendorf, Allison Golnik, Kristi Chan, Michelle Sherwood - Doing Good Together - Chair(s): Our spring family service fair features a series of stations that families cycle through, with each producing a different good that is then donated to specific in-need organizations.  In the past we’ve made sandwiches for Dorothy Day, art kits for Children’s Hospital, toys for shelter animals, and more! Its fun, and instills a sense of social responsibility, an invaluable gift to our children.