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.
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
Volunteers provide assistance to parent members of the Upper School community that need support due to challenging or extraordinary circumstances such as an injury, illness, or death in the family. Volunteers may be asked to provide meals, transportation, or other forms of assistance on an as-needed basis to help members of our own community.
Time commitment: Varies depending on the need, but typically is minimal Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
Volunteers are needed to provide drinks, fruit, and desserts for our faculty and staff on fall and spring teacher conference days. All items will need to be delivered to the US Faculty Lounge in time for breakfast and lunch. Volunteers also help with a luncheon given for the Upper School faculty and staff in the spring.
Time commitment: Less than 1 hour for each luncheon Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity.
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
Welcome back students and parents while reminiscing about summer vacations during Textbook Distribution. Volunteers are needed a few days leading up to the event to assist alphabetizing boxes of completed book orders from the Bookstore. Actual day-of-event shifts available for volunteers to staff tables and distribute textbooks and supplies. Distribution will take place Friday, August 10, in the Chao Family Assembly Hall. Time commitment: Varied times to assist Chairs with organizing before the event. Approximately 3-hour shifts day of event Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity
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). 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 chair in charge of scheduling. Click here to sign up for this volunteer opportunity