2019-2020 GACS VOLUNTEER HOUR REQUIREMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Each family is required to work 12 service hours per year (7 for single parent families) PLUS 7 major fundraising hours.   Student records including report cards and/or transcripts can be withheld until service hours obligation is fulfilled AND required number of hours is logged in on RenWeb (see “Service Hours” in the “Family Information” section).

 

Below is a list of possible ways to earn hours:

 

Major Fundraising Opportunities:

 

  • Auction:

    • For every $150 spent= 1hr

    • Attend event = 1 hr

    • Invite non GACS friends to attend event = 1 hr

    • Be or secure a sponsor or ad = 1 hr per $150

    • Secure item for auction = 1 hr per $150

    • Purchase item at event = 1 hr per $150

    • Be a table captain and secure max table occupancy = 1 hr

           

  • Classroom Angels:  Sponsor one class $150 = 1 hr

 

  • Dodge-A-Thon: 

    • For every $150 spent = 1hr

    • Each hour worked = 1 hr
       

  • Golf Scramble:

    • One hr workday of tournament = 1 hr

    • Attend event/ Invite non GACS friends to event = 1 hr

    • One hr volunteer marketing, decorations etc. = 1 hr

    • Be or secure a sponsor = 1 hr per $150

 

  • SCRIP:          

    • Purchase $150 worth of gift cards = 1 hr

 

  • Cash Buyout @ $150 per hour

Service Hour Opportunities:

Service hours are earned at a 1 to 1 ratio. If you volunteer 1 hour of your time in any of the following ways, you earn 1 service hour.

Examples of volunteer activities not listed above:
 

  • Classroom Aide

  • Coach a GACS sport

  • Field Trip Chaperone

  • Field Day Aide

  • Chair/Volunteer on any PFA Committee
     

(Auction, Bingo Night, Box Tops, Christmas Program DVD Sale, Faith Share, Father/Daughter Dance, Golf Scramble, Lunchroom Volunteer, Mother/Son Event, New Family Welcome Social, Outreach, Parent Buddies, Room Parent Coordinator, SCRIP, Trunk or Treat, Uniform Exchange, VPK/Kindergarten Welcome, Dodgeball Rally).