Volunteer Opportunities

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Running for a position on the Executive Board or SLT is a great opportunity to be more involved at Tech.
Nominations are taken in the fall, with elections in October. Incoming families have the opportunity to run for
one of the six open SLT positions  or one of Executive Board positions. Nominations for those will be taken in September
with elections in October.

 

The PA Presidency, VP of Fundraising, and VP of Communication can be filled by an individual or by two people running

together. An additional sophomore vice president (VP) can be elected in the fall. Candidates may run for positions

not filled in the spring in the fall. 


Click here to read more about Executive Board positions.

 

Click here for information about this year's elections.

 

 

Events that volunteers have help facilitate in the past:
 

High School Fair (Fall)Tech hosted the two day DOE sponsored, city-wide high school fair and needed parent volunteers to help and to translate, in Spanish and Chinese, if possible.

 

Open House (Fall): parents volunteers helped answer questions, give directions and translated.

 

Teacher/Staff Recognition Dinner (November): parents organized, setup, serve, and cleaned up at the annual PA Teacher Appreciation  

Dinner before the evening fall parent–teacher conferences. There were two shifts: 1st Shift 1– 3:30pm, set up & 2nd Shift 3:30 – 7pm, serving and cleanup.

 

Annual Brooklyn Tech College Fair Day (May): dozens of colleges came to Tech to meet with students and families. Parents volunteers were able to setup and/or clean up, run concessions, serve food to college reps, answer parent questions and help with translating.

 

Orientation: helped the administration and current Tech students welcome incoming families during the summer

   before the school year started

 

 

Join a committee:

Please consider volunteering for one (or more) listed below. There are also plenty of other ways to volunteer at Tech. Fill out our volunteer form and let us know how you can help out.

 

Nomination Committee
Manage the election process for officers of the PA Executive Board, following the DOE Chancellor’s regulations. Generate notices of call for nominees and make the announcement at the April PA meeting. Receive nominations and then present the final slate of candidates at the May PA meeting. Finally, run the election at the June PA meeting, which may include preparing paper ballots if any positions are contested. Nomination Committee members are not allowed to run for office. (March-June & September)

 

Communications Committee
Implement communication strategies, organize materials for the website, FaceBook page and Tech Talk, implement publicity and marketing strategies, write press releases, design fliers and handouts.

 

Fundraising Committee
Introduce, develop and coordinate new ways to raise funds. Search for grant opportunities. Assist with current fundraising activities, including the annual appeal mailing, email challenges and online auction.

 

Audit Committee
The audit committee will prepare an audit of all financial affairs of the organization and will prepare a written report to be presented to the membership at its May meeting or upon completion of their review and investigation, as applicable. The treasurer will make all books and records available to them.

 

Budget Committee
The budget committee is responsible for drafting a proposed budget each spring for approval by the membership along with a written review of the prior year's budget, both of which must be presented for vote at the May membership meeting.

 

 

 

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