Parent Volunteer Breakfast Form Parent Volunteer Form If you would like to participate in any of the following programs, please complete the form below and a chairperson will contact you. For more detailed information on any of the programs please go to CA Parents Get Involved Page.Name* First Last Preferred Email Address* Preferred Phone Number*Child's Name(s) and Graduation Year(s)Please check the programs you’d like to volunteer for: Admissions Tour Guides (Parent volunteers serve as tour guides for parents of prospective students during their admission visits. Volunteers attend a training session in early September, and tour families weekly or bi-weekly from September 2018 through the end of January 2019.) Annual Fund Committee (Parent volunteers contact fellow parents to ask for Annual Fund gifts in support of the school’s operating budget. Volunteer efforts in recent years have resulted in strong participation rates. Outreach can be made from your home.) Art Parent Ambassadors (Parent volunteers provide fruit, baked goods, and other treats after performances and exhibits to create social connections.) Athletics Parent Volunteers (Parent volunteers help the Athletic Department communicate information to CA parents and provide ways for parents of team members to connect with each other and support the athletes, the teams, and the school’s athletic program.) CARE Program (This program matches boarding students, if they so desire, with a local family for the academic year. The CARE family provides a friendly connection in the local community. Some CARE families provide notes or treats for their CARE student, take them out for ice cream or pizza, invite them to their home for dinner, and offer a little slice of family life for a CA boarder.) CA Book Group (Open to all parents, the CA Parents Book Group meets several times during the school year either on campus or at a parent’s home. Participants select books to read and discuss at future meetings.) CA Gear Pop-Up Store (The CA Gear pop-up store provides CA-branded clothing and gear at a variety of school events throughout the school year. Parent volunteers will assist with inventory, promote the store, and work in the store.) Exam Treats (CA Parents surprise students with little bags of treats in their mailboxes to wish them well during their December and May exams. Volunteers provide the treats and stuff the bags on the Thursday morning before exams.) Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheons (CA Parents provide fruit, baked goods, and other treats twice a year in October and February to show their appreciation to CA faculty and staff, who greatly anticipate these annual traditions.) Family Weekend Dinner (CA Parents host a dinner for CA families on the Friday evening of Family Weekend. Volunteers are also needed the Thursday before to help set tables and decorate the gym from around 12:30-3 p.m.) Homestay Network (Local CA parents volunteer to provide bed in their homes for visiting out-of-town CA parents, alumnae/i, and friends. The network is used throughout the year, especially for Opening Days, Family Weekend, and Commencement. See Current Parents > Family Resources page on the CA website for details and for registration.) International Potluck for Students (Local CA families provide either an international dish or any traditional dish/family favorite to CA students to introduce dishes from other countries for the first time and bring comfort to those who can enjoy the cooking they miss from home.) Parent Class Socials (Parents of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to gather by class in order to enjoy a social evening. Socials are held on the Thursday evening of Family Weekend and again in the spring. These socials typically take place in a private home, or on occasion, they are hosted by a family at another venue, such as the Colonial Inn, the Concord Art Association, or the Moriaty Athletic Campus. If you have a preference for hosting a social for your child’s class at your home please indicate your preference in the notes area below. Parent-to-Parent Program (Parent-to-Parent volunteers contact new families to welcome them, share information, and direct them to the CA administrators who can best address their questions. Boarding parents are especially encouraged to participate.) Senior Parent Giving Committee (Senior Parent Giving are contributions that parents make to CA in honor of their child’s CA experience. Funds raised through this program support the Annual Fund. Committee members provide feedback on the SPG program and solicit gifts from fellow senior parents. Outreach can be made from your home.) Spring Community Event (CA Parents host a special spring community event. Current parents, parents of alums, and alumnae/i are invited to participate in classes taught by CA faculty and to gather afterwards for a fun early evening of hors d'oeuvres and conversation. This event usually takes place in April. Volunteers are needed to plan and organize this event. There are volunteer roles big and small.) Additional Notes or CommentsIf you have any questions please contact Meredith, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (978) 402-2469.