Admin

Volunteerism

Our school is founded on a strong volunteer base, providing our staff and students with the added support needed to make our school a great place. We strive for the 60 hours per family time commitment that was written into our charter by the original founders in 1999. Tracking these hours is fundamental for us to keep our JeffCo School District charter, as well as to obtain grants that will improve our school.

Thank you for all you do, and know that every hour counts! We have a new system for logging and tracking volunteer hours. Below you will find a list of volunteer opportunities, as well as an approximate number of volunteer hours for each activity. Please keep in mind that other opportunities will be available through your children’s individual classrooms.

RMAE Volunteer Opportunities

  • Movies with Teachers
  • Recess/Lunchroom help
  • Night of the Arts
  • Book Fair
  • Field Day
  • Community Service Day
  • Campus Maintenance
  • Plan or assist with annual fundraising activities
  • Grocery Cards
  • Restaurant Fundraisers
  • Help with Box Tops
  • Serve on a school board
  • Family Fun Nights
  • Help with fliers, packets, materials, or delivery
  • Plan or assist with special events
  • Help with Kid Art/Original Works
ON-CALL VOLUNTEER: If you are not sure right now how you can help, but would like to be involved in the future, your name can go on our “On-Call” Volunteer list. If we find we’re short-handed for an activity or event, we’ll go to our On-Call list and check with you to see if you can help with an activity or event.

AtoZ Connect:
Log your volunteer hours

Our new software, AtoZ Connect will help us manage all the great work our volunteers do all year long.

Sign In to the AtoZ SystemAtoZ - login screen

  1. Click on the AtoZ Directories button on the RMAE website, or go directly to atozconnect.com
  2. Type in your username or email address
  3. Enter your case-sensitive password
  4. Click Sign in.

View and Sign Up for Current Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Go to AtoZ Connect and log into the system.
  2. From the main AtoZ Directory page, click on the menu icon in the top left corner of the page to open the main menu.
  3. Click on Event Sign Up. A list of current events will appear on the Current Events List.
  4. Click on an event to view the details.
    AtoZ - event detail screen
  5. If this event has volunteer needs, the job will appear. AtoZ - event slots screenClick the Sign-Up button at the bottom of the event corresponding to the job you wish to volunteer for.
    • Review the pop-up page.
    • Select the Sign Me Up button
    • My Hours are set based on the administrator’s settings however you can edit the amount
    • My Visibility - Select from one of the options
    • Share this event to Facebook by clicking the icon
    • Click Save to successfully sign up and exit this page
  6. Your response will now appear on the event
  7. Click on the event and the slot/job you signed up for to edit any of your information

Log Past Event Attendance

  1. From the Current Events List page, click on the Past button. This will take you to the Past Events List page, and will show any events that have already passed.
  2. Click on an event to view the details.
  3. Click the Sign-Up button on the job you have volunteered for.
    1. Review the pop-up page of the job you are logging attendance for.
    2. Select Sign Me Up
    3. The default My Hours is 1 hour, but edit the amount based on the hours volunteered.
    4. Fill in the My Comments field with the description of the work that was volunteered. See below for examples of volunteer tasks.
    5. My Visibility - Select from one of the options if you want your job sign up displayed to others.
  4. Click Save to successfully sign up and exit this page

Log Past Volunteer Hours

  1. From the Current Events List page, click on the Past button. This will take you to the Past Events List page, and will show any events that have already passed.
  2. Click on the Volunteer Time event with the corresponding date you volunteered.
    AtoZ - event detail screen
  3. Click the Sign-Up button below the event details.
    • AtoZ - volunteer slot hours screenReview the pop-up page
    • Select Sign Me Up
    • Fill in the My Comments field with the description of the work that was volunteered. See below for Examples of Volunteer Descriptions.
    • My Hours are set based on the administrator’s settings. Edit the actual amount of time volunteered.
    • My Visibility - Select from one of the options if you want your job sign up displayed to others
  4. Click Save to successfully sign up and exit this page

 Track Your Volunteer Hours

  1. From the Current Events List page, click on the My Family Sign Ups button. This will take you to the My Family Signups & RSVPs page.
  2. This page will show all of the events your family signed up for, and it shows your volunteer hours accumulated.
  3. Use the search panel below the list to find a specific event

Examples of Volunteer Descriptions

Thank you for logging your hours. Our school is founded on a strong volunteer base, providing our staff and students with the added support needed to make our school a great place. Tracking these hours is fundamental for us to keep our JeffCo School District charter, as well as to obtain grants that will improve our school.

Please use these descriptions in the My Comments field when entering the time volunteered.

  • Board Member Duties:
    Any RMAE Board Member duty for PTO, BOD, SAC
  • Campus Help and Maintenance:
    Any hours spent fixing up, SHOVELING, or beautifying our school.
  • Classroom Coordinator Duties:
    Any hours spent working as a class coordinator.
  • Classroom Volunteers:
    Any in class room help including teacher helpers, parties, and field trips.
  • Fundraising Events:
    This category includes participation in any school fundraising activity: The Blue Grass Festival, Night of the Arts, Middle School Pizza, Middle School Snack Shack, Auctions, Movies With Teachers, Box Tops, etc.
  • Home Help:
    Time spent at home doing projects for teachers or administrators.
  • Meetings:
    Any RMAE meeting including PTO, BOD, SAC, Back to School Night, Parent / Teacher Conferences, etc.
  • PTO Special Events:
    Any help with PTO Fundraisers and Events such as the Ice Cream Social, Staff Appreciation, Go Orange, Trunk or Treat, Senior Resource Day, Community Service Day, etc.
  • Subcommittee and Chair Positions:
    Any RMAE subcommittee or chair position duties including PTO, BOD, & SAC

Questions If you have any questions please contact our Volunteer Chair for help. We are glad to have you as part of our team!


Remember any amount of time donated to our school is greatly appreciated. Your time counts!


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