Volunteering at Coleman

The PTO has an exciting schedule of events and programs planned, but we need your help to make them happen!  School programs for our kids are paid for with funds raised by YOUR volunteer efforts.  Please take a look below at the type of opportunities available so that we can find a niche for your time and talents:

On Campus:

Recess/Lunch Playground Monitor (or lead a recess activity)
Assist Librarian
Reading Assistant (listen to a child read)
Hospitality (set up coffee and snacks for tours & meetings)

Staff Appreciation Week (May)


Off Campus:

HeadsUp Carnival - day and/or evening (September)
The Tiger Fund (September – January)
Picture Day (September)
Book Fair (October)
Beatnik Poetry Night (October)

Bingo Night (November)
Coleman Crab Feed (Jan/Feb)

Art Show (February)

Variety Show (April)

Run for the Gold (April)

Author's Festival (TBD)

Campus Improvement and Landscaping

Fathers' Group Events
Cooking/Baking for Events
Coleman Festival - Auction, Booths, Food, Set Up, etc. (May/Jun)

Communications - Distribute Flyers, Fundraising

After-school Programs

Grant Writing

Spanish Translation for Flyers/Forms and at PTO Meetings


Do you have any special talents or training that might be helpful to the school?  Please let us know!


We'd love to have you join us!

Use the email form below to learn more about volunteer opportunities at Coleman:

Coleman Elementary School

800 Belle Avenue, San Rafael, CA  94901

Phone: 415.485.2420      Fax: 415.485.2494