Up and Coming Volunteer Opportunities
Following are select opportunities by season. Check back, this page is updated regularly.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Assist with serving hot lunch. Must be Certified/Compliant Volunteers.
Morning Duty volunteers will assist with morning drop off by directing traffic and helping children out of the car. Plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your first shift for a brief training. IMPORTANT – please ensure you arrive on time each morning as you will be an key member of the morning duty crew.
Questions – contact Mrs. Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you willing to help provide meals for families from the Aquinas community who are facing an illness or other traumatic event? Click here to Sign Up.
Certified/Compliant Parent Volunteers are needed to serve as after school club moderators.
Volunteers assist parents in selecting and purchasing used uniform items. They also help set up and take down the used uniform sale.
Sign Up to be contacted when opportunities are available. You will receive an email with specifics when an opportunity arises. First respondents will be assigned, (ie. if 2 volunteers are needed, the first 2 email responses will be assigned and the task will be closed).
These opportunities will be at-home and do not require Certified/Compliant volunteers.
Volunteers are needed to assist with the 8th grade awards ceremony and graduation reception.
Our celebration of the culmination of the school year. Volunteers are needed for various events occurring during the day.
Some positions require Certified Volunteers.
Aquinas is holding a J Club Book Fair this year. This book fair is a Catholic book fair with wonderful Catholic books for children PK through 8th grade. Parents are needed to take the book fair cart to the classroom and to assist students in filling out their order forms.
Coaches and Assistant Coaches must be Certified Volunteers, meaning Virtus certification and background check must be current and on file. Each sport also needs team parents and parent volunteers to run the clock, sell concessions etc. Please contact Janelle Ferguson if you would like to volunteer to coach. For all other opportunities see below.
A Sign Up page will be coming. Please check back.
Parent Volunteers are needed to assist with the Rehearsals and Actual Performances for various positions:
Monitors of hallways and backstage
Most positions require Certified Volunteers
Become a Certified/Compliant Volunteer
Certified/Compliant Volunteers have been cleared to work in a volunteer capacity in which they may interact with students. Many volunteer activities require volunteers to be Certified (Compliant) due to the nature of the activity in which the volunteer is in direct contact with students engaged in various activities.
Certified (Compliant) Volunteers
Certified Volunteers (also known as Compliant) are Virtus trained and have completed a background check completed through the Arlington Diocesan Office of Child Protection (OPCYP).
Below are listed examples of the volunteer opportunities that require the volunteers that fulfill them be certified (compliant).
Fall Festival- Some positions
Santa Shop – Some positions (sales to students)
Race for Education – Some Positions (day of the race volunteers)
Middle School Musical – Some positons (costume fitters, room monitors)
Certified/Compliant Volunteers must attend a Virtus training session. Pre-registration for Virtus training offered by the Diocese of Arlington at locations throughout the Diocese on multiple dates during the year is required at www.virtus.org.
Certified/Compliant Volunteers must complete an electronic background check. Instructions on how to obtain the electronic background check can be found here.
If you have already attended a Virtus session and/or completed a background check through another Diocese of Arlington entity/organization (religious education, youth ministry etc) please email email@example.com and include the following information in your email:
- Your name
- Date of Birth
- Diocesan location(s) where you are/have volunteered
- Diocesan location/date where you attended Virtus training or a copy of your certificate