All School Book Fair & Family Night
This year's "Book Fair Beach" will be held in Flores Hall on Wednesday, October 11, and Thursday, October 12. Book Fair Family Night, which features visiting and community authors, music, and a delectable meal for the whole family, will be held in Flores Hall and on the Great Lawn on Thursday, October 12. Lower and Middle School students will hear from our visiting author and will have a scheduled opportunity to visit the fair with their classes and advisors. Parent volunteers are needed to set up the fair, organize displays, assist children with book selections, facilitate Family Night, and break down the fair.
Time commitment: Most volunteer shifts for Book Fair are approximately 1-2.5 hours
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The Candlelight service is a St. John's holiday season tradition. Volunteers help decorate for the evening service. This year, the service will be held Friday, December 15, at 7 p.m. in Flores Hall. Time commitment
: 1.5-3 hours
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityHomecoming Picnic
Coordinate with the St. John's Alumni Association to make the annual St. John's vs. Kinkaid football tailgate a festive, family-friendly evening. The picnic will take place at the Rice University stadium parking lot on Friday, November 3. Volunteers are needed to work on decorations and event set-up/tear-down. Play a part in this fun Homecoming tradition!Time commitment
: 30 min-2 hours
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityMailings
This committee helps assemble mailings for school events throughout the year (ex: Homecoming Game and Picnic tickets, Grandparents and Special Friends' Day). Time commitment
: Typically, volunteers are needed once or twice a year for several hours for mailing sessions.
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityParent Book Discussions
All St. John’s parents are welcome to join book discussions led by St. John’s faculty or visiting authors. There will be one held in the fall and one held in the spring. Be sure to check the School calendar for dates!
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityThanksgiving Pies
Volunteers will assist with distributing pies to faculty and staff on the last day of school prior to the Thanksgiving holiday (Friday, November 17). Help continue this long-standing SJS tradition! Time commitment
: 2-4 hours
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityUsed Uniforms
The Used Uniform Committee manages the Used Uniform Sales. Volunteers are needed to sort donated uniforms and organize them for sale in the Used Uniform closet (Q205A—upstairs in Farish Hall on the Upper School Campus). All proceeds go toward the SJS Scholarship Fund. Excess or unsellable uniforms are donated to charities. Committee members are on site to assist customers with their purchases during the sales. Time Commitment
: Flexible; contact the Used Uniform Committee Co-Chairs for scheduling
to sign up for this volunteer opportunityWassail Party
Volunteers are needed to help decorate and supply baked goods for this party immediately following Candlelight on Friday, December 15, in Flores Hall. Time commitment
: Varies based on volunteer options: baking/decorating.
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