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Volunteer Opportunities

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  • Book Fair & Family Night

    This year's Camp Book Fair: S'More Fun with Reading will be held in Flores Hall on Wednesday, October 10, and Thursday, October 11. Book Fair Family Night, which features visiting and community authors, live music, and a delectable meal for the whole family, will be held in Flores Hall and on the Great Lawn on Thursday, October 11. 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
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity.

  • Candlelight

    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 Sunday, December 9, at 5 p.m. in the Church of St. John the Divine.

    Time commitment: 1.5-3 hours
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
  • Homecoming Picnic

    The annual St. John's vs. Kinkaid football game tailgate will take place at the Rice University stadium parking lot on Friday, November 2. Volunteers are needed to work on decorations and event set-up/tear-down. Play a part in this fun tradition!

    Time commitment: 30 min-2 hours
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity

  • Mailings

    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.
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
  • Parent 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!

    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
  • Thanksgiving Pies

    Volunteers will assist with distributing pies to faculty and staff on the last day of school prior to the Thanksgiving holiday (Friday, November 16). Help continue this long-standing SJS tradition!

    Time commitment: 2-4 hours
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
  • Used 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 
    Click here
     to sign up for this volunteer opportunity


  • Wassail Party

    Volunteers are needed to help decorate and supply baked goods for this reception immediately following Candlelight on Sunday, December 9, in Flores Hall. 

    Time commitment: Varies based on volunteer options: baking/decorating.
    Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity

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