Parent Volunteer Opportunities


Some of our most powerful educational experiences, the ones that our students remember long after they graduate, are often the experiences we most need the help of parent volunteers in order to run!


If you are interested in helping out this Fall please look below at the needs and see what most inspires you or fits best with your schedule. Just click on the green tile to learn more and then get on the "interest list" for any given volunteer opportunity! As we get closer to needing your help we'll reach out to see if you are still available.

Confluence Trip Chaperones

Interested in helping out on our Confluence Trip as a chaperone? We can put you to work on one of a variety of jobs including kitchen help, teacher assistant, and more! Click above to learn more.

Cross Country Helper

Want to help our cross country runners have a great season?! We could use help at practices Mon-Thursday... you can run fast, slow, or inbetween. You can even bike! Adults out on the running loops during practice help keep kids safe and motivated. The best way to get involved is to email Coach Scott White directly at

Rubbish Renewed Fundraisers

Rubbish Renewed is our flagship fundraiser and most lucrative event. It requires hundreds of hours and plenty of attention to detail to make it a great event! Join the crew that makes it all happen. Sign up on the interest list below and you'll receive more info about some of the specific jobs we need help with.

Tumalo Creek Helpers - 8th gr

8th graders spend 6-8 days each fall on the banks of Tumalo Creek developing their skills and connection to this amazing place. Fieldwork assistants help teachers manage some great educational moments! Click the corner photo above for specific dates and responsibilities.

Ryan Ranch Helpers - 7th gr

7th graders head to Ryan Ranch Meadow to study forest ecology. This fieldwork is possible when we have extra hands helping run data collection stations, or just as an extra set of eyes! Click the corner photo above for specific dates and responsibilities.

Wreath Sale Organizer

Each year our Wreath Sale brings in close to $8,000! It is a great community builder too! Help Jennifer run this event by coordinating weekly order turn ins at school or just be a part of the "distribution day". Use the interest list below to tell us if you think you can help.

Office Assistants

The REALMS office is a busy place!  We OFTEN have projects in the office that we could use help with and sometimes we just need someone else to answer the phone and take messages.

Click on any tile above to see more detailed information about that volunteer opportunity. Then, if and when you are ready to sign onto the interest list, click the button below:

Realms Schools are part of the EL Education Network of Schools.