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Why Volunteer?

One of the best ways you can help your child have a happy, successful elementary school experience is by volunteering. There are many different opportunities to donate your time to the school. For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact the PTA Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@zilkerelem.org.

EVENTS:

BookPeople Family Night & Zilker Week! (November)
Support literacy and the local economy by buying books at BookPeople during the annual Zilker week.  For all books and merchandise purchased by Zilker families and friends, the store will donate 20 percent of net sales to the Zilker PTA.

Zilker Elementary Library Book Fair (February)
This event is always well attended and a huge success, thanks to our librarian and faithful volunteers! Helpers will be needed to work different sales shifts during the fair.

Spring Fling (April)
PTA’s most important event of the year! It’s a fun, adults only party for a great cause: our children & teachers!   This event needs all hands on deck! Volunteers are needed to serve on the planning committee, solicit local businesses for donations, marketing/promotion, and helping set up or monitor the silent auction tables.

ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: 

PTA Arts In Education Committee
A subcommittee of the PTA dedicated to providing arts enrichment programs to Zilker students. Past projects have included dance and music performances and instruction, in class workshops such as stop motion animation and cartooning, and beautification projects all around our campus!

PTA Sustainability Committee
A subcommittee of the PTA dedicated to developing earth-friendly ways of doing things around Zilker.  This committee promotes recycling and other earth friendly initiatives as well as health and wellness!

Assistance creating flyers or photocopying for Thursday folders.

Library Support

Volunteers are needed to help re-shelve books.

Spanish Translation (on-going)

Volunteers are needed to help translate the weekly ZEN newsletter and other school materials from English into Spanish.