Family jobs are the living link to connection, involvement and community-building at the Schoolhouse - volunteerism at its best. The options for family jobs are as wide and varied as our school.
Each family chooses a specific job each year, and they hold that job starting July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year. Jobs are organized and assigned by the Parent Chair, the Director of Operations and the Head of School. Jobs are matched to parents’ stated interests and skills and can be tailored to a family’s lifestyle, schedule and availability. Parents can have as small or as large a job as they can manage, and they can hold more than one job.
The Parent Chair is responsible for ensuring that, in partnership with the Director of Operations:
every family is connected, involved and invested in the mission of the school.
the evolving needs of the school community continue to be met, while keeping tuition as low as possible.
Teacher Appreciation Lunch Calendar (coming soon)
Job Assignments 2019-2029 (coming soon)
Family job teams for 2019-20
In close partnership with the Head of School and the Director of Operations, this team is responsible for hosting and corresponding with prospective families during the admission season.
In close partnership with the Parent Chair and the Director of Operations, this team builds and celebrates our community by planning, organizing and hosting school events, including recruiting volunteers and providing information about these events to parents. This includes the following events:
Halloween After-school Party
Grandfriends and Special Family Day
Winter Lights Celebration
Bike-to-School Days (in fall and spring)
Hang-Out (Grades 4-7)
Lead by the Director of Operations, and in close partnership with the Head of School, this team is responsible for inspiring, inviting, involving, recognizing and thanking people who do, or could, financially support the mission of the school.
In close partnership with the Director of Operations, this team is responsible for helping to meet teachers’ and administrators’ facility requests throughout the year.
In close partnership with the Parent Chair and the Director of Operations, this team is responsible for facilitating a productive and fun working relationship between parents and teachers in each multi-age group (i.e. Kindergarten + First Grade, Second + Third Grade, Fourth + Fifth Grade, Sixth + Seventh Grade), including assisting teachers with classroom-related needs, managing buddy families, welcoming new families, and building community. Collectively, this team also coordinates these events:
the August Back-to-School Picnic
the Fall Celebration
In close partnership with the Parent Chair and the Director of Operations, this team is responsible for acting as a Richmond neighborhood liaison, as well as identifying and coordinating opportunities for the Schoolhouse community to participate and make a difference in the broader San Francisco community.
In close partnership with the Head of School and the Director of Operations, this team is responsible for marketing the school to increase its visibility in San Francisco, and increase admissions for the 2020-2021 school year, by creating print collateral, updating social media, and creating a stronger online presence. This team will also assist with marketing grades 6-8. Lastly, this team assists with changes to the school's website, taking school photos, creating the yearbook, and selling apparel.
In close partnership with the Head of School and the Director of Operations, there are a wide variety of opportunities for individuals to contribute directly to the operations of the school. This includes:
producing the school’s weekly newsletter
volunteering as chaperones for Mountain Lake Park
acting as greeters to families at morning drop-off
helping with administrative work in the staff room.
2019-2020 Family Job Assignments