Volunteer Opportunities

Please download the form and check the areas where you would like to get involved. Chairing a committee/fundraiser involves planning the event and coordinating volunteers.

Committee/Fundraising descriptions can be found below.

If you have any questions, please contact a board member.

Download Volunteer Form

TEF Committee/Fundraising Descriptions

One-Time Fundraising Events:

Popsicle Social: (September) Hand out popsicles to kids at dismissal one day during the first week of school

Fall Festival: (September/October) Help with logistics, events, raffle prizes, food, etc.

Family Game Night: (Fall and/or Spring) Help with logistics, prizes, food, etc.

Christmas Tree Sales: (November/December) Help unload trees at TMHS and then sell the trees at various times throughout the holiday season

Play at the Palm: (January/February) Help with logistics, ticket sales, food, etc.

Father/Daughter Dance: (February) Help with logistics, set up, and clean up

Speaker Series: (February/March) Research topics, arrange speakers, logistics, etc.

Telluride’s Got Talent: (April/May) Help with sign up, auditions, backstage, food, logistics, etc.

Teacher Appreciation: (May) Volunteers may opt to cook or cater. Chairpeople oversee the events to be sure everything comes together each day (breakfast, lunch, healthy snacks, desserts, massages, etc.)

July 4th Cotton Candy Sale: Help make and bag cotton candy, as well as sell it at Town Park during the 4th of July festivities

On-Going Throughout the Year:

Muffins for Mom: Help gather volunteers to bake/purchase food, organize logistics, etc.

Donuts for Dad: Help gather volunteers to bake/purchase food, organize logistics, etc.

Grant Writer: Help research and prepare grants with TEF board members

Fundraising: Help with events as needed, as well as brainstorming new ideas

Box Tops: Chairperson organizes volunteers, creates notices/emails, submits Box Tops and fulfills pizza parties to the winning classes at TES and TIS. Submission dates are usually in November and March

Communications: Committee works to keep highlights of our schools in The Daily Planet, as well as a monthly newsletter.

TEF Website: Update and maintain tellurideeducation.org throughout the school year (events, grants, awards, contacts, etc.)

Graphic Design: Help with design elements for the website, as well as other communications such as The Daily Planet and the monthly newsletter