Volunteer Opportunities

School Wide Events

Unity’s Kick-off Pool Party at The Ocean Club

Join us to kick off the new school year! Enjoy a fun-filled day with Unity families for an afternoon at The Ocean Club, 12PM to 4PM, which will include activities for all ages, Water Slide, Beach Volleyball, music, pool games, and a delicious BBQ Buffet. Volunteers are needed for registration and activities on the day of event.

Student Photo Days

A professional photographer will be taking individual student photos for the yearbook. This is a prepaid packet offer.  Parents will receive order forms to choose their size packet and return to school with their payment.  Assistance is needed 8:30 – 10:30 AM to manage the flow of students, assist with hair, name cards, and, of course, smiles! Look for your prepaid order forms in early September!

Annual Golf Tournament & Tennis Classic

Assistance needed to recruit golf and tennis players, advertisers, sponsors, auction items, as well as help on event day checking in players and setting up the silent auction.  Can’t participate on the committee?  Join us for golf or tennis for a wonderful day at the beautiful Indian Springs Country Club in Boynton Beach. Not a player? Join us for the cocktails, silent auction and awards luncheon!

Book Fair

Support a love of reading at Unity School. Assistance needed to decorate and set up books; during fair replenishing shelves and assisting students in choosing books; at  Bagels for Dads, Grand Event and with Book Fair clean-up. Contact our Book Fair Chairs for more info.

Parent Social with Silent Auction

Enjoy the company of fellow parents at a fun cocktail party and prepare to have a fantastic evening out! Party will include DJ music and spirited silent auction.  Assistance needed soliciting for auction items and helping day of event. Email Joy Lanza with your interest or questions.

Dinner, Dance, Auction

The Annual Auction is Unity School’s premier fundraiser of the year and promises to be a spectacular evening as we celebrate another year of success and camaraderie! The night features dinner, dancing, a spirited DJ, and silent & live auctions!  Many volunteers are needed to help prepare for this event by soliciting for ads and auction items, decorating the promo booth, selling raffle tickets, decorating the ballroom and setting up the silent auction room at the hotel the morning of the event. You can sign up for as little or as much as your time allows. Contact Joy Lanza x130 any of our Chairs for more info.

Field Day

Many parent volunteers are needed to encourage and supervise the children at each Field Day station.  Enjoy a day of fun with the children.

Annual Drama Production

Students in grades 5 through 8 are eligible to audition for a cast role.  Parent volunteers can get involved in any of the following ways:

  • Stage Craft – help build & decorate sets, props and backdrops, no experience needed;
  • Create sandwich boards for on-campus promotion. Students volunteer to carry them each morning;
  • Decorate ticket booth;
  • Contact nearby schools to invite them to see our Friday AM dress rehearsal performance;
  • Provide a snack for late after-school rehearsals in April;
  • Assist with hair and make-up before performances;
  • Sell admission tickets, raffle tickets and flowers on day of performances.

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Participate in a wonderful breakfast to honor our teachers and staff for all of their efforts throughout the year. Room parents and other volunteers are needed in the classroom while teachers are enjoying their breakfast. Help needed with decorating cafeteria day before the event, morning set-up, serving and clean-up. All classrooms are asked to bring specific food items, cook/bake one of our themed signature dishes or make a cash donation for the Chairs to purchase the catered food items.

Talent Show

Volunteers needed to assist in the cafeteria to help navigate students backstage on audition day, dress rehearsal day, and performance day.

Lessons in Living

Recycle Uniform Sale

Volunteers are needed to assist with recycled uniform sales. Sale dates to be advised during the year.

Community Food Drive

Volunteers are needed to assist in counting donated food items and moving food donations from the classroom to the gazebo on Fridays.

Peace Day

Volunteers are needed to assist with classroom activities and/or projects leading up to Peace Day, as well as assistance on Peace Day.

Tree to Tray Donations

If your tree or garden produces more than your family can consume, Unity’s cafeteria would love to serve your fruits and vegetables.  Avocados are used to make fresh, homemade guacamole for taco day!  Mangos, star fruit, oranges, grapefruit, tomatoes and more!   From your tree to the students’ tray!

Angel Tree

Volunteers are needed to assist with preparing Angels for the tree, signing Angel’s out from the tree, gift check-in, sorting & packing gifts, and delivering to various groups within the community.

Care and Support Team

Volunteers are needed for the Care & Support Team. In each classroom, Care and Support representatives help to organize outreach efforts within the classroom as needed. Classroom representatives might not be called upon during the school year, yet, “being on call” and “ready as needed” is an important function of the Care and Support process.

Food Fairy Program

Volunteers are needed to provide meals (whole meal or part of a meal) to families in need of care and support.  Meal support may be offered to a family following surgery, a death, accident, etc.   Recipient families must qualify for assistance (as determined by LNL and Head of School) and agree to meal support.  Food Fairies may be called upon once or twice a year.

Year Round Initiatives

Annual Fund Committe

The Annual Fund provides essential unrestricted gifts to support the daily operations of Unity School.  Volunteer parents from each class are needed to help educate their fellow parents as to the purpose of the Annual Fund and underscore its importance to Unity School Operations while encouraging parents to participate.

Event and Classroom Photography

Volunteer Photographers needed to capture classroom events. Please check with your child’s teacher for more information.  We are also looking for photography volunteers to help capture all the amazing memories from our School Wide events like:  Unity Holiday, Grandparents Day and Spring Concerts, Peace Day, Drama Production and Graduation. Volunteers can sign up to photograph as many or as few events as they wish. Unity’s photography department appreciates the time and talent from all volunteers!

Art Department

Volunteers can help in a variety of ways in the Art Department:

  • Commit to volunteer in one or more classes every week.  (Cannot be your child’s class).
  • Assist students in classroom with their projects. Share the time slot with another volunteer, trading off from week to week.
  • Help with ART DISPLAYS at various Unity Events: Grandparents Day, Delray Beach Library and Spring Open House: Select art, put into pre-cut mats, organize art by class and place art on the display panels for the event.
  • Help with ART DISPLAYS year-round around campus: Change out art in the ALEC Lobby, 2nd floor hallway, Art room and in outdoor hallway display cases.
  • Assist in seeking out neighborhood businesses who might want to display Unity students’ artwork.

Library Projects

Volunteers needed to help with ongoing library projects throughout the year.

Music Department

Volunteers needed for school concerts throughout the year.  Parents assist in moving equipment and organizing the students during dress rehearsals and concerts.

Athletic Department

Volunteers needed for a variety of services in the Athletic Depart­ment: parent drivers, drink coordinators and concession stand attendants. Committed parents with coaching aspirations may have the opportunity to assist during various seasons.

Wellness Committee

Contact Food Service Lori Robbins 561-276-4414 ext. 116 for more information.