VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES

Anyone can make a difference in our children's growth, success, and well-being! Please look at the many opportunities available to enrich your child's education, decide to get engaged, and then contact our committee leaders!

24 Game Math Tournament

A math game that promotes patterns and number sense as well as builds critical thinking skills.  Volunteers partner with Mr. Shobar (5th grader teacher) to schedule, organize and help the evening day of the event.

Baking Committee

Help provide baked goodies and treats at special AFP events throughout the
school year such as the Fall Family Festival, EBS Winter Dance, etc.

Book Fair

Children and their families are welcome to browse the large selection of books and purchase their favorites when the library is transformed into a magical bookstore.  This event is in association with Scholastic Books and benefits the classrooms by helping provide much-needed reading materials for all classrooms.

Bowling Bash

Held in January and is a wonderful opportunity for our students and their
guardian to spend a fun afternoon together. Volunteers will coordinate with the bowling alley, assist with ticket sales, check-in bowlers, and perform any other administrative tasks required.

Box Tops® For Education

Supervise and train classroom Box Tops assistants on how to use the all-new Box Tops mobile app and trim and count unexpired traditional Box Tops clips to earn cash for EBS during the contest period (1x per year). This is a job that can be done at home.

Character Ed

Volunteer in your child’s classroom leading a discussion, reading a book, role-playing, or even doing
skits and puppet shows that relate to each month's character trait.  This committee also organizes food drives, the 100th Day coin drive and No Place for Hate®.

Chess Tournament

Informal chess tournament(s) which are open to all Scripps Ranch students grades K-6. The tournament is structured so that as soon as one game is finished another is started. No eliminations, no long waits, no pressure.  Volunteers also team up with Spirit & Events to provide concessions

Costume BOO-tique

Parents donate your previously-enjoyed, gently-used costumes to the AFP, and then we re-sell them at very low prices to our EBS community. All proceeds support EBS. Committee members organize donation collection as well as the Costume Bootique

Dress Boutique

Where gently used dresses (fancy to casual) are donated to the school. In turn, the dresses will be sold and all proceeds will go toward EBS. These dresses would be great for holidays, family photos and even the EBS Winter Dance. This is a perfect way to reuse dresses repurpose your daughter’s wardrobe.

EBS Talent Showcase

This is an exciting talent show featuring our very own EBS students! This is a very fun and well-attended event that brings out the STAR in everyone.

EBS Winter Dance

Be part of a committee that will plan this February event. Volunteers transform the MPR into a fantastic dance hall, organize baked goods and refreshments, and any other planning that is required to make it a memorable event for all!

Everyone A Reader (EAR)

Volunteers work one-on-one with teacher-selected 1st- through 3rd-grade students who need reading support to reach grade-level proficiency. The commitment is for one-and-a-half hours per week throughout the school year. Free training is provided through San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE)

Fall Family Festival

This is one of the most anticipated family events of the year! It’s a fun evening filled with games, face painting, a silent auction, a cake walk, a fun costume parade and delicious food! This committee is tasked with planning and coordinating the event, helping with the day-of activities, as well as recruiting a league of volunteers to assist with the festival. Come be a part of an exciting fundraiser!

Fall Festival Silent Auction

If you are interested in helping out or donating to the silent auction please click below.

Family Night Out

AFP partners with local restaurants to earn extra dollars for the school. Several days during the year, if your family eats at a designated restaurant, the restaurant will return a portion of the proceeds from those sales to our school. We need someone to choose the restaurants, schedule and coordinate the fundraiser, and communicate it to our EBS families and staff.

Family Pamper Day

Organize stylists and parent volunteers for a fun-filled day so our students can start the new school year with a fresh look! Kids, parents, teachers, friends and the whole family can treat themselves to any of the following...a professional haircut, fresh nail color, and face painting.

Fifth Grade Promotion

This liaison will attend the monthly Fifth Grade Promotion meetings and report back to the AFP Board regarding fundraising efforts for the Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony.

Fine Artists

This unique program encourages our children to express their creativity and develop individual talents and problem-solving skills through six art lessons throughout the school year each inspired by the work of a famous artist. Volunteers will attend workshops where they will be trained by professional artist Kathleen Kane-Murrell before facilitating the lessons to our students. All supplies provided and no art background is necessary.

Gift Cards

Fundraising made smart... offer them something they want and can use. Volunteers will coordinate gift cards sales for this unique fundraising event. Gift cards are available to purchase from a huge variety of retailers with a percentage coming back to EBS

Holiday Shop

Students get to experience the joy of giving while secretly shopping for their family and friends at kid-friendly prices while in the safety of their own school.  Jenny’s Penguin Patch Holiday Shop® provides everything needed to provide a fun and successful event for the kids!

International Night

The international night is an opportunity for students and their families to share their various ethnic backgrounds. It’s an evening to hear stories and legends, sample new dishes, listen to exotic music, observe traditional dances and see customary attire.  Students and family members design their own booths displaying foods, culture, artifacts, and games important to their heritage. 

Jog-A-Thon

This is one of the most anticipated events of the year! Come be a part of an energetic team that runs this event in the springtime. Volunteers will work with sponsors, assist with tracking donations, work with classroom reps to coordinate tracking and tallying of laps, and other administrative tasks.

Movie Night

Bring the whole family and join your fellow EBS friends for an age-appropriate movie under the stars! This event occurs twice during the school year at Scripps Ranch Community Park. This event is FREE, but food, refreshments and spirit wear will be available for sale, and 100% of the proceeds go back to EBS

Operation Penguin Waddle

As part of the Operation Penguin team, you will sneak in after dark to set up and remove these festive decorations. Set-up and tear-down take only a few minutes and no travel outside Scripps Ranch is required.

Photographer

Capture all the wonderful memories our children, teachers, faculty, and EBS families make throughout the school year. Volunteer to assist EBS and the AFP in snapping every spectacular moment. We need one (or more) photographer with equipment to take candid, action, photojournalistic and portraiture style photos at various events throughout the year.

Run Club

Before-School Run Club’ is held on the adjacent field every morning from 8:15 to 8:35, weather permitting. Parents are welcome to join the fun and are encouraged to walk with their children. ‘Run Club’ is held on the upper-field at Community Park, baseball field #2. Volunteers assist with tracking the children’s laps and all other necessary administrative work.

Science Night

Science Night incorporates hands-on exploration and encourages investigation and inquiry appropriately tailored for each grade level. Activities will expand and enrich the curriculum taught during the school year. An adult will lead hand-selected fifth grade volunteers in setting up and running stations for younger grades.

Social Media

Support AFP by getting the word out to our members and staff about relevant news and events on Facebook and Instagram. The volunteer will be responsible for creating and posting shareable videos and images as well as strategizing and executing the AFP’s digital marketing campaigns.

Spirit Wear

Nothing shows school spirit like proudly wearing your EBS gear. The Spirit Wear table is set up at several events during the year, and EBS gear is available for purchase throughout the year online. We need volunteers to help fulfill orders and to help sell spirit wear at various events during the year.

TK / K Playgroup

Committee members coordinate three to four playgroups throughout the summer for incoming TK/Kindergarteners. These playgroups are a great opportunity for kids to meet some of their future classmates and for parents to meet other parents, EBS staff and AFP committee members.

Website Manager

Volunteer will be responsible for managing the AFP website. They will oversee the functionality of the website, evaluate and manage website performance, facilitate hosting and server management, and develop, maintain and update website content.

Yearbook

Every year, the students look forward to pouring over this year’s edition of the school yearbook!  Our team always puts together an amazing memory book full of beautiful photos. Be a part of the team that will work on putting together a theme, organize photographs, and compile a memorable yearbook for EBS families to treasure for years to come!

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