Volunteer Opportunities

Illustration: a steaming kettle of soup.Conference Snacks and Dinner

When: January 15 and 23

Our teacher appreciation committee is organizing food for staff during conferences with a snack buffet on January 15th and a dinner catered by JJ Madwells on January 23rd. If you can help with a donation or time, please indicate how you would like to help on the Conference Dinner SignUpGenius.


Illustration: vertically folded cut-paper hearts arranged in the shape of a heartVal-O-Grams

When: lunches on February 11, 12, and 13

The PTA School Store welcomes adult volunteers on February 11, 12, and 13 during lunches to provide an opportunity for our students to buy Val-O-Grams, which are small assortments of Valentine's themed gift items and treats. Help delivering items, organized by class, is also welcome at the end of the school day on February 13.


School Crossing SignDrop-Off and Pick-Up Help

When: start or end of the school day

The Watch D.O.G.S. program seeks adult volunteers interested in keeping the drop-off and pickup of students safe and well supervised. Adult family members that can be available for just an hour at the beginning or end of the school day could provide a much needed presence on the school grounds, directing traffic, ensuring safety and keeping the lanes clear for the buses to get to the school on time. Please contact Bryan Broyles at with questions or interest.


Girls on the RunHeart & Sole / Girls on the Run 

When: after school up to 2 days per week, March - May

Heart & Sole, the Girls on the Run program for middle school girls, needs adult volunteer coaches to help make the program run. Practices will be [DAYS OF WEEK] after school from 2:20 to 4:30 pm and there is a 5K expected to take place on Saturday, [MONTH] [DD]. To volunteer, please contact coach Cathie Nicholson at or 303-946-2332.


Let's celebrate the graduate!8th Grade Continuation

When: Throughout the year; event is May 22, 2020

In the evening following the last day for eighth grade, the school holds a continuation ceremony for families and the PTA hosts a party in the cafetorium just for students with food, music, and activities. The party is planned, funds raised, and put on by volunteers with the 8th Grade Continuation committee.

  • SignUpGenius for 8th Grade Continuation

When: throughout the year

There are classroom projects posted by individual teachers from our school on, a not-for-profit crowdfunding platform for schools.


School StoreSchool Store

When: Fridays throughout the year, plus seasonal sales during lunches

The PTA has an ongoing need for a few adults to help with setup and staffing on selected Fridays from about 1:45 - 2:30. Remaining 2019-2020 school store dates are January 24, February 21, March 13, April 17, and May 8. 

During seasonal sales -- Boo Bags in October, Holiday Shop in December, and Val-O-Grams in February -- help is also welcomed during lunch periods for sales and during sixth period for delivery of Boo Bags and Val-O-Grams. For more information, please contact Suzette Pell at


Thank You Teachers and StaffTeacher Appreciation

When: throughout the year

The PTA's teacher appreciation committee plans several treats and events for the teachers throughout the year. When there is an active opportunity, there will be a SignUpGenius or other information provided here.


Watch D.O.G.S.Watch D.O.G.S.

When: Throughout the year

Be a positive male role model in our school for at least one day, all day. Interested? Sign up online, then stop by the school office one week before their first volunteer time to begin the background check process. For more information or to sign up at WJMS, email the program coordinator F. Paul Figlia at .

Colorado TSAPre-Engineering Program

When: Throughout the year

Opportunities for involvement include:

  • presenting to pre-engineering or robotics students;

  • mentoring students in pre-engineering classes or the Technology Student Association;

  • participating in twice-a-year meetings for the Conifer-area Career and Technology Education (CTE) advisory committee, which helps shape the future curriculum and direction of the pre-engineering/robotics classes.

If interested, please contact Mr. Williams at Scheduling is flexible.


A tree cookie name tagTree Cookies/Tree Discs

When: anytime during the year

Each year, our sixth grade team needs about 250 round pieces of wood that are about 4 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick. They are used as name tags during the week of Outdoor Lab, so they will need a small hole drilled near the edge. Please see the sample image for how they are used; please contact Ms. Buffington if you can help or have additional questions.

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