Thank you for choosing to volunteer with Cumberland Parent Council. Together we are making a difference!

Complete the Volunteer Interest Form to connect with event and program organizers.


Contact the Volunteer Coordinator .

Background Checks

Some volunteer opportunities require a school background check. Click here for background check instructions.

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Fall Fundraiser (September - help with promotion; flyers; compile forms; track donations) - no background check required
  • Walk to School Day (October– esp. need walkers from U.Farms and Barberry Hghts; Help arrange and keep statistics, hand out bananas)
  • Spirit Wear Fundraiser (Fall – Help with promotion, orders and deliveries of school spirit apparel) - no background check required
  • Grant Review Committee (Fall: Meet twice to review/award teacher grant proposals) - no background check required
  • Box Tops For Education (Trim and count box tops at home) - no background check required
  • Scholastic Book Fairs (Oct. & April – Help plan fair, set up, and staff for 1 or 2 hr shifts)
  • Spring Carnival (Spring event -- Help organize and run large evening family event)
  • Library Birthday Party (March event – Help advertise event)
  • International Family Art Night (April event -- Help organize and run evening event, with globally-focused art activities)
  • Staff Appreciation Lunches (Help with 4 lunches per year for teachers in each grade; about 2 people per grade)
  • Library (Help in library for couple hours every other week: you are matched to your child's library time)
  • Copy Room (Assist teachers by making copies, laminating items, making die cuts, and making booklets. Couple of hours, every week or every other week)
  • Staff Appreciation Week (Early May - Help solicit donations and organize thank-you snacks, meals, and small gifts for teachers and staff)
  • Home baker (donate a batch of home baked or store bought food stuffs for teacher appreciation and school events) - no background check required
  • Executive Parent Council - click if you're interested in being elected to a parent council executive board position for 2019-20
  • Backpack Program - to sort food into backpacks and deliver them to some recipients on Thursdays - no background check required
  • ARTicipate - present art-based lessons in your child's classroom (4 times per year)