COMMITTEE CHAIR DESCRIPTIONS
A wheel is made up of many spokes, one no more important than the other. The Parent Faculty Club is many people working together in different areas to help Dublin Elementary. In order to provide these special programs and activities for our children, we need everyone to help. Remember, the entire wheel is weakened if it is missing any of its spokes. Please sign up for the committee(s) of your choice either at the PFC table during check-in day, by contacting the committee chairperson directly through our contacts link, or by sending an email to DublinPFC@gmail.com
(Y) denotes yearlong responsibility, (S) denotes solo job.
Adult Dinner/Auction – Chairperson coordinates and organizes a dinner/dance and silent auction in the fall. Committee members solicit donations and supplies from businesses, set up and clean up, contract with caterers and band, post posters, and help run the event.
Assemblies – (S)(Y) Chairperson books and plans assemblies for the student body. The bulk of this work is done during the summer so that the assemblies are planned and the dates are set in advance. Chairperson’s attendance is not required at the assemblies.
Box Tops for Education – (S)(Y) Chairperson collects and mails box tops sent into classrooms by students.
Camp Coordinator (5th Grade) – (Y) Chairperson plans and facilitates fourth and fifth grade fundraisers going directly to pay outdoor education camp costs. Committee members work from home making calls and keeping records, work at school tracking kids’ accounts and collecting balances due, and assist with the coordination and administration of camp fundraisers, such as scrip sales and cookie dough sales.
Copy Squad – (Y) Committee members work in the school one day a week copying, cutting, laminating, binding, and coloring assignments for all teachers. This is a fun day and a great way to get to know other parents and help out the teachers at the same time. Materials are supplied. Some projects (such as cutting) may also be done at home.
Festival/Carnival – Chairperson plans and coordinates events for the spring carnival or Fall Festival, including the silent auction, class baskets, food, and games. Committee members prepare advertising materials, post posters, decorate the school, staff the games and food booths, run the raffle and silent auction, clean up after the event.
(F.A.M.E.) Fine Arts Mini Experience – (Y) This program, led by volunteer parent docents, is scripted and is presented to students by class. Chairperson plans the lessons and assigns committee members to classrooms. Committee members will attend a planning meeting one evening per month, and will teach six sessions, approximately 1 ½ hours each. Committee members work in pairs to present the lessons to the students. A completed history, workbook, script, and lesson plan are provided for each lesson. Music and/or art background helpful but not required.
Fine Arts Day– Chairperson plans activities and assigns committee members to stations where students will rotate through in shifts. Committee members staff the stations on Fine Arts Day and teach or facilitate a specific activity (such as dance, chalk art, music, drama, painting). No experience is necessary. Supplies and directions are provided.
Fireworks Booth - Chairperson is responsible for entering the city lottery, and contracting with a fireworks company to procure a booth. Chairperson must recruit helpers and ensure that there will be someone "camped out" with the booth at all times. Committee members work shifts stocking and selling fireworks during the days preceding the 4th of July, and helping to inventory stock after the 4th of July to close the booth at the end of the sale.
Holiday Boutique – Chairperson contacts and organizes vendors and volunteer gift wrappers. Committee members help children purchase gifts, wrap gifts, set up and clean up before and after the event, and sell items at the PFC booth. No experience is necessary.
Hospitality – (Y) Chairperson coordinates volunteers for each event. Committee members provide refreshments (make or purchase food and supplies) and set up for PFC sponsored events, such as the first day of school coffee/social, Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, Family Events that require refreshments, etc. Committee members also decorate for and clean up after each event.
Ice Cream Sales – (Y) Chairperson coordinates purchases and volunteers for ice cream sales after school and at special school functions, collects money, and manages inventory and freezer. Committee members sell ice cream in 45 minute shifts one day per week around school release times. This activity is very popular with the students and is a great way to get to know them.
Landscape & Watering – (Y) Chairperson coordinates volunteers and supplies. Committee members help with various gardening activities including purchasing supplies, planting flowers and/or vegetables, preparing soil, and maintaining garden areas and barrels.
Read-A-Thon – Chairperson organizes and distributes guidelines for reading, coordinates guest readers, solicits donations, tabulates hours read and money collected. Committee members prepare cutouts for displaying number of books read per student, read to students, coordinate guest speakers, update read-a-thon bulletin board, prepare the read-a-thon mural, help solicit donations, tabulate hours, and collect money from classrooms.
Red Ribbon Week – Chairperson organizes activities that serve to educate students as to the benefits of a healthy, drug free lifestyle. Committee members help out with activities such as a visit from McGruff and the state helicopter, hanging ribbons and banners around campus and the surrounding community, and helping with classroom activities.
Registration – Chairperson coordinates registration packets and ensures they are mailed to all students over the summer, plans school registration days in August, and solicits volunteers. Committee members staff the booths on the two registration days.
Room Parents – (Y) Chairperson (Head Room Parent) organizes room parent activities and ensures that room parents from each classroom know what their responsibilities are. Committee members (one room parent for each classroom) plan and organize classroom parties and other classroom activities, solicit donations from classroom parents, call volunteers for classroom support for the teacher, plan and coordinate the classroom’s basket for the silent auction. Requires participation in the classroom during class parties and other events.
Safety – (Y) Chairperson coordinates disaster preparedness and day-to-day safety plans. Committee members provide support during safety events.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Chairperson coordinates school volunteers, students and their families to represent Dublin Elementary at the city-wide parade. Committee members march in the parade with students.
School Board Liaison/Dublin Unified Rep – (Y)(S) Attend and represent Dublin Elementary at School Board Meetings.
Science Fun Fair – Chairperson organizes and distributes guidelines for projects and interviewing, and solicits volunteers and interviewers. Committee members prepare forms, check in projects, interview students, take pictures, help students set up their projects, and help clean up after the fair at Dublin El. Committee members also transport projects from Dublin El. to the County Fair Grounds and back the day of the fair at the Fair Grounds.
Spirit Wear T-shirts – (Y)(S) Orders, sells and distributes T-shirts and sweatshirts to student body. Staffs the booth at registration, and fulfills orders all year long.
Talent Show – Chairperson coordinates acts, music, tickets, programs, and decorations. Chairperson also facilitates the afternoon dress rehearsal, as well as the evening show. Committee members assist with decorations, programs, ticket sales, stage work, music, crowd control, set up and clean up. Acts are planned and performed by the students.
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – Committee members help hospitality committee with decorating, cooking, and/or clean up of luncheon in May.
Yearbook – (Y) Chairperson coordinates all efforts to produce the school-wide yearbook. Committee members photograph school events, compile photos, layout pages, collect fees, and distribute books at year end. Committee members attend meetings throughout the year to work on the yearbook. An interest in photography and scrapbooking is a plus, but not essential.
Miscellaneous Skills – If there are any other ways in which you feel you can help make Dublin Elementary a better place for our students (such as carpentry skills, computer expertise, grant writing, sewing, painting, letter writing, supplies or services to donate, etc.) please contact any member of the PFC Executive Committee.