Every family at LCP is required to maintain a school job, as assigned by the Job Coordinator. Expect to spend approximately 2 hours/month or 18-20 hours/school year fulfilling your school job. Thank you for helping our school run smoothly!
ART CABINET/KITCHEN ORGANIZER (1): Keep the art cabinets and roll-around art cart neat and organized. Organize the kitchen cabinets and clean the refrigerator on a weekly basis. Put completed artwork in parent pockets (especially at the end of the week). Requires organization and neatness. This job requires spending some extra time in the classroom. (Preference given to a 3-Day family.)
BOOK ORDERS/LIBRARIAN (1): Distribute Scholastic book order forms, collect money, check and place orders, and distribute books. Also, keep the book area neat and rotate books seasonally for the teachers. Maintain and organize book cabinets in the block room on a monthly basis including labeling bookshelves. Contact teachers directly for instruction.
CLASSROOM REPRESENTATIVE (1 PER CLASS): Act as the primary coordinator for your child’s class (Tot, 2 Day, or 3 Day). Depending on the teacher’s needs, the representative may create the classroom work and snack schedules, help coordinate class field trips, and organize class play dates or other outside activities. This parent will act as a resource for other parents, as well as coordinate teacher appreciation and end-of-year teacher gifts. (Preference given to returning families.)
•FUNDRAISING ASSISTANT (1): Assist Fundraising Chairperson as needed to plan and organize fundraisers throughout the year. This includes main school-wide fundraisers, dinner night out events, and other fundraising projects. May be asked to attend board meetings.
•FALL CARNIVAL ASSISTANTS (3-4): With the help of the Fundraising Chairperson, plan and execute the fall carnival: organize booths, food sales, decorations, extra activities. Attend the event, including set-up and clean-up. (Event held October 30, 2021.)
•HOLIDAY STORE ASSISTANTS (2-3): With the help of the Fundraising Chairperson, plan and execute the Holiday Store, bake sale, and pictures with Santa. Also assist with collecting/organizing crafts and ticket sales. Attend the event, including set-up and clean-up. (Event held December 11, 2021)
•TRIKE-A-THON ASSISTANT (1): With the help of the Fundraising Chairperson, plan and execute the trike-a-thon in the spring. Attend the event, including set-up and clean-up. (Event held the week of April 4, 2022, during class times.)
•SPRING DINNER & SILENT AUCTION ASSISTANTS (3-4): With the help of the Fundraising Chairperson, plan and execute the spring dinner. Help with organizing venue, catering, soliciting donations and silent auction, entertainment, ticket sales, etc. Attend the event, including set-up and clean-up. (Event held April 30, 2022.)
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (1): Will design and create flyers and promotional materials for preschool events (Trike-A-Thon, Carnival, Holiday Store, Winery Dinner) to be used for publicity (school website, social media, banners, signs).
KITCHEN TOWELS (2-4): Rotate duty of weekly laundering all kitchen towels and aprons. (Priority given to first-year families in the 3-Day or 4-Day class.)
PLAYDOUGH (2-4): Rotate duty of making playdough on a weekly basis. Recipes and materials provided. Playdough must be placed in the preschool refrigerator no later than Thursday, for use the following week. Depending on nut allergy issues, you may be required to make playdough in the preschool kitchen.
PLAYGROUND MAINTENANCE: (1): Clean and maintain the preschool playground regularly. Tidy the yard after school breaks, and keep the outside toys organized. Help organize the sand/bark workday in late August. Work closely with the Maintenance Chairperson.
SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHER (1): Will photograph school-wide preschool events and fundraisers (including Trike-A-Thon, Carnival, Holiday Store, Winery Dinner) to be used for publicity (school website, social media, etc.). Take individual photos of each child on a designated “Photo Day” for use in the school yearbook. Take end-of-the-year group photos for each class, as well as a whole-school photo at graduation. May also be asked to provide classroom photos, as needed, for updating school website, printed materials, etc.
SVC REP/CONVENTION ASSISTANT (1-2): As SVC representative, will serve as a representative for LCP to the Sacramento Valley Council of Parent Participating Nursery Schools. May attend SVCPPNS meetings in-person or virtually (along with Director and/or Teachers), and report back to the school. Will work with SVC, LCP board and staff, and other parents to help plan the CCPPNS spring 2022 convention.
TEACHER ASSISTANT (1 per class): Assist your child’s teacher, as needed, in various classroom tasks. This could include preparing materials, decorating bulletin boards, or other projects. Much of this prep work can be done at home.
TOY CLEANERS (6-8): Clean and disinfect toys on a monthly basis (twice a month). Many toys can go through the dishwasher or washing machine. You will be assigned a group of toys for the duration of the school year, such as playdough tools/play food, wooden blocks, manipulatives, costumes, etc. (Priority given to first year families.)
NOTE: Serving on the Board of Directors fulfills your school job requirement.