How Can You Volunteer?

White Eagle Elementary School PTA

1585 White Eagle Drive, Naperville IL 60564 : 630.375.3600


Volunteer your time! Much of the success of our school is due to our parent volunteers. This page includes a list of volunteer opportunities. We have also included a link to fill out an electronic form for some of the volunteer opportunities: volunteer form 

Your involvement makes a huge impact on the students and is greatly appreciated by the staff and administration. Please review the list of opportunities below, print this page, and indicate where you would be able to give your time and talents. Feel free to contact the Committee Chair directly with any specific questions.  





PARENT NAME:_______________________________________



STUDENT NAME: _____________________________________





__Community Service Projects: Help with grade level specific Community Service projects like Book Drive, Coat Drive,Food Drive,Summer Fun, Op. Support Our Troops.

Committee Chair: Nita Buffomante & Talibah Bey


__Giving Tree: Help display Giving Tree with Salvation Army gift tags, collect gifts and load and unload truck to Salvation Army.

Committee Chair: Naomi Callahan & Louise Porter                  


__Jump Rope for Heart: Help during PE Classroom sessions by assisting with various station  activities, including timing for jump rope personal records.   

Committee Chair: Kristen Liyeos Mamat Alwarshetty


__Red Ribbon Week: Assist with making packets/distribution to classrooms and decorating outside of school with ribbons and banners provided.(October)

Committee Chairs: Nita Buffomante & Talibah Bey



__ Art Awareness: Introduce students to artists and their work in 30 min. presentations.  Art background not required, materials and ideas provided. Detailed sign-ups for each month per classroom available at later time.  Art Awareness

Committee Chair: Carla Bauch & Tara Dham


__Reflections: Volunteers needed to assist Chair to publicize the nationwide program, collect and submit artwork.

Committee Chair: Mamata Alwarshetty


__Science Fair: Work with Committee to plan event and/or assist with the actual event  activities. (Event scheduled for April 2018.)  

Committee Chair: Mamata Alwarshetty & Manisha Gore


__STEM Enrichment:   Volunteers needed to Present and or assist students with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Enrichment Program. We do two sessions per classroom each year - each session lasts about 45 minutes. No prior education in STEM required.STEM parents and grandparents encouraged.  STEM Enrichment 

Committee Chair: Badri Narasimhan


__Apparel:   Help sell Spiritwear at evening and weekend school events and distribute orders throughout the year.

Committee Chair: Tara Dham


__Box Tops:  Help coordinate project throughout the year, submit for redemption 2x/yr. Committee Chair:Jessica Madasz-Caruso


__Fall FUNdraising Fest:  Volunteers needed to help with food & beverage sales, ticket sales, poster contest & advertising, prizes, cake walk, redemption area, face painting & volunteer coordination.  (October 2017)

Committee Chair: Julie Mansfield & Tara Dham


__School Supply Kits:  Assist with distribution of supply kits just prior to start of school in August. Committee Chair: Tracy Myers


__Blood Drives:  Assist with Heartland Blood Center drives, advertising, registration, solicitation of incentives and/or providing childcare at drives, 2-3 times/yr.

Committee Chair: Brenda Boland


__Class Photographer:  Takes class pictures at all social events in the classroom and submits pictures to Yearbook Committee.

Committee Chair: Kristina Pelligrini


__Student Directory:  Help to prepare/ promote and distribute the PTA Directory.  

Committee Chair: Charles Becks



__5th Grade Party:  Assist as needed in the planning and prep. for the graduating 5th graders’ celebration in May.  Committee Chair: Mamata Alwarshetty & Kelly Miller


__Bakers:   Provide holiday cookies for the Cookie Extravaganza (Dec.) & breakfast and/or help set up the breakfast during Staff App. Week (May).

Committee Chair: Dorothy Sisnett & Brenda Boland


__Ice Cream Social:  Assist with organizing and serving Ice cream during the event.  Shifts will be offered. Committee Chair: Julie Mansfield


__Room Party Coordinator: Recruit & manage volunteers for classroom parties (Oct, Dec, Feb).                                                       Obtain party details (games, crafts). Does not need to attend all parties.                                                     K___ 1st___ 2nd___ 3rd___ 4th___ 5th___ (Please list class code.)  

Committee Chair: Kristina Pelligrini


__School Mascot:  Share the fun task of wearing costume & becoming “Wolfie” at various school events throughout the year.

Committee Chair: Julie Mansfield      


__Social/Hospitality:  Assist with various PTA sponsored events throughout school year. Committee Chair: Julie Mansfield




__Field Day:   Assist PE teacher with recruitment and organization of Field Day Volunteers.    Help set-up course, greet and orientate volunteers on event day. (May 2018)

Committee Chair: Julie Mansfield


__Head Classroom Parent: Coordinates the volunteer efforts for the classroom, assists in recruiting volunteers for Spring fundraiser, JRFH & Field Day.  Coordinate teacher gifts & appreciation week celebration.        Room Parent 

K___ 1st___ 2nd___ 3rd___ 4th___ 5th___   (Please list class code.)  

Committee Chair: Brenda Boland & Dorothy Sisnett


__LMC Aide:  Work in the LMC helping students search for and check out books; check in and file books and assist with any special projects.

Committee Chair:  Louise Porter


__PDAC: Help w/various activities to increase awareness.  Attend District meetings.

Committee Chair: Shelley West