2016-17 Parent Volunteer Activities
VOLUNTEER THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Welcome! Your involvement in helping Rockhurst has a tremendous impact at our school. Volunteering is a fun and exciting way to meet other parents and make friends while getting involved with your son’s education. There are many volunteer opportunities throughout the school year, if you’d like to assist in anyway, please provide your contact information by clicking the link below. As volunteers are needed, you will be contacted for each specific event.
General Volunteer Sign-Up
Each class has monthly or quarterly social gathering for moms and/or dads. Generally, this is a potluck luncheon from 11:00-1:30 in a parent home, in which the moms attend. Occasionally, this event will be at a restaurant, in the evening, or may include the dads. The Lunch Bunch Coordinators will send an invitation through Evite, Sign-up Genius or similar program. If you do not want to receive the emails, you may opt out.
Rockhurst Spectacular Auction will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017
The auction team is in need of many volunteers for big and small jobs. The following is a list of committees and a brief description of their purpose. The respective committee chairs and team captains will be in contact with their team volunteers. Alumni parents are welcome! If you would like more specific details, please contact Moira Healy, Director of Parent Engagement and Major Events at 816-363-2036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
View volunteer opportunities here.
Volunteers of this group meet as needed to assist the Pastoral Office with the caring of altar linens.
Altar Linens Volunteer Sign-Up
CHAPERONE SCHOOL DANCES
Chaperone any of the four dances taking place at Rockhurst (with the exception of Prom). Dances include the Freshman Mixer (Saturday, October 1, 2016), Homecoming (Saturday, September 17, 2016), Prom (Friday, April 28, 2017) and the Junior Leadership Dance (Friday, May 5, 2017)
Trained Eucharistic ministers needed for special masses.
Eucharistic Minister Volunteer Sign-Up
FOOTBALL GAME CONCESSIONS
Volunteer to work concessions during Rockhurst Football’s Varsity home football games.
Football Concessions Volunteer Sign-Up
GRANDPARENTS MASS & BRUNCH PLANNING COMMITTEE
Sunday,March 5th, 2017: Volunteer in the planning of the brunch held after the Grandparents Mass, assistance needed in the planning, on the day of the event with set-up, serving and clean-up.
Grandparents Mass & Brunch Volunteer Sign-Up
HERITAGE FESTIVAL - 27TH ANNUAL
11:00a – 1:30p - Sunday, November 13, 2016. This event is a long standing Rockhurst tradition, immediately following Mass, the Heritage Festival is held at Rockhurst in the Loyola Center. Volunteers prepare food representing their family’s ethnic background or one of interest. If you like to cook and/or celebrate cultural diversity, this well-attended event is for you. Volunteers are needed in the areas listed on the sign-up.
Heritage Festival Sign-Up
Those staffing the Hospitality/Welcome Desk will be responsible for greeting, registering, badging, and directing visitors to their destinations within the building.
Hospitality Desk Sign-Up
Volunteers assist preparing quarterly mailings for 2-3 hours at Rockhurst!
Mailing Volunteer Sign-Up
MEAL OF THE WEEK
MEAL OF THE WEEK was such a hit last year that we sold it again at the auction! Will you help with cooking a meal for the Purcell family? The meal will be dropped off at their home and put in a cooler left at the front door.
Meal of the Week Sign-Up
MOMS IN PRAYER
Participate with Moms in Prayer group that meets on the 1st Thursday of each month.
Moms In Prayer Sign-Up
MOTHER/SON BRUNCH PLANNING COMMITTEE
Sunday, September 25th: Volunteer in the planning of the brunch held after the Mother/Son Mass, assistance needed in the planning, on the day of the event with set-up, serving and clean-up.
Mother/Son Brunch Volunteer Sign-Up
MOTHER/SON DANCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
5:30p - Sunday, January 15, 2017. All grade levels and their mothers are invited. This includes a sit-down dinner and dancing. Volunteers assist in the pre-planning and execution of this event. (A separate Rockhurst online opportunity will occur in November to attend this event).
Mother/Son Dance Volunteer Sign-Up
ROCK SHOP VOLUNTEERS
Help out in the Rock Shop by working the shifts that fit your schedule! Please sign-up below if you are available:
- During the week, on the 1st/3rd/5th weeks during lunch (11:30-12:30) or after school (2:45-3:30); or
- During the week, on the 2nd/4th weeks during lunch (11:30-12:30) or after school (2:45-3:30); or
- Stadium Shop during home football games on Friday nights this fall.
- Christmas Sale on Saturday December 3rd in Barry Commons.
RockShop Volunteer Sign-Up
SENIOR CLASS TUXEDO FITTINGS
Volunteer to assist seniors and store staff with check-in and payment collection at Mens Wearhouse in Lenexa on a Sunday of your choice in October
STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER
Provide healthy snacks or bottle water for the Student Success Center. Volunteers that would like to contribute will be contacted with details.
SSC Contributor Sign-Up
TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION EVENTS/DAYS
Volunteer to assist with/on designated Teacher Appreciation special events/days
Teacher Appreciation Sign-Up
TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION - HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE
Volunteer to contribute a few dozen cookies for the Annual Teacher/Staff Christmas Cookie exchange on December 8th.
Cookie Exchange Sign-Up
TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION - CANDY JAR
Volunteer on an assigned a week during the school year to provide goodies in order to stock the Candy Jar located in the faculty lounge. Volunteers that would like to contribute will be contacted with details
Candy Jar Sign-Up
WOMEN OF ROCKHURST SPIRITUAL RETREAT PLANNING COMMITTEE
9:00a Saturday, March 4, 2017. This is a spiritual retreat for women in preparation for the Lenten season. Volunteers help with planning, registration, publicity, set up and serving lunch.
Committee Volunteer Sign-Up
All volunteers who sign-up online, will be contacted by the committee chairs and will receive further information specific to your volunteer committee. If you are not contacted by the chair of your committee, contact Parents Club Volunteer Coordinator, Cary Pereira.