Volunteer Opportunities

VOLUNTEERING at CCCK-8 

Volunteering at Coal Creek Canyon K-8 is a great way to give to our local students while keeping your interests alive. CCCK-8 invites both parents of children at the school as well as community members to volunteer in many ways. The most common volunteer opportunities are:
  • Regular Classroom Support 
  • Guest Speakers 
  • Field Trip Chaperones 
  • At home support 
  • After-school club (sports included) 
Regular Classroom Support 
Regular classroom support gives adults the opportunity to have a regular schedule in a classroom of their choice. Teachers of all grades welcome volunteers in the classroom most days of the week with the focus most often being in the following subjects:
  • Literacy – help students with reading and writing 
  • Read aloud – read to students in a group setting 
  • Math – assist students with math 
  • Science – support teachers with science instruction and classroom management 
Guest Speakers 
In an effort to support learning and enhance the curriculum provided by our fabulous teachers at CCCK-8, the PTSA is compiling a database of community members and parents who would like to come into the classroom and share their experiences in various subject matters. If you have some level of experience with a particular subject that relates to the curriculum, we would love to have you come in and share your real world experiences. We hope that this database will grow over time, so feel free to let us know what subjects you would like to share and we’ll add you in.

Reflections
Reflections is a national PTA art contest that provides students with the opportunity to express their creativity and showcase their talents. CCCK-8 has competed for the last 7 years and has had outstanding participation, as well as the honor of having several students’ work proceed to state and national levels.

Assistance is needed in the following areas:
  • after-school workshops to help students work on their projects 
  • final submission days to collect and mount entries 
  • hang day to create our CCCK-8 art gallery 
  • Jeffco hang day, one volunteer to help mount the display at Red Rocks College 

MathCounts
MathCounts is a national enrichment program for middle school math students. They hold a competition each spring. Our team meets weekly to tackle a series of challenge questions (algebra, geometry, probability, etc). Given the number of interested grade 6/7/8 students this year, it would be helpful to have an assistant coach. MathCounts sessions will be held Tue/Thur mornings (some knowledge of advanced math is useful, but not required).