Volunteer

Looking to get involved? There are numerous ways you can help.

There are several parent committees that facilitate parent involvement in our school. Follow the links below for more information on each of the listed committees or click here to volunteer.

 Earth with Leaves Sprouting 

Gardening, Green and Wellness 

Explore new ways to reduce PS 166’s carbon footprint, bring nutrition and health education to PS 166 children, and incorporate our two school gardens into the school curriculum.

Want to learn more about PS166's initiatives in green and wellness? Click below.

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 Auction Gavel 

Auction Committee

Help coordinate our biggest fundraiser of the year! There are many ways to help, including soliciting donations from local businesses, creating online descriptions of auction items, or helping with classroom auction art projects.

Want to find out more about PS166 events? Click below.

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  Pen Writing on Paper 

Grants Committee

The grants committee researches/identifies grant opportunities, writes grant applications, helps administer programs and acts as liaison with the school administration and granting entity. Help our school procure the funding for programs like gardening, chess, Met Opera, and Children's Museum of the Arts. 

Contact the grants coordinator  and get involved.

Click below to find out about grant writing and fundraising at PS166. 

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 Jack-o-Lantern 

Fall Fest

Volunteer to help with our fun-filled street fair. Run a booth, help set up our famous haunted house, bake cookies, or help coordinate volunteers. There is a volunteer opportunity that fits every talent in this annual event.

Click below to read more about PS166 events. 

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 Two Excited Kids 

Inclusion Committee

The Inclusion Committee meets to discuss how to make all school events more inclusive for our special needs children and children with allergies.  We discuss ways to support our children and each other, as we navigate our way through the public school system. 

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School Picture Day

A one-day volunteer job that involves helping to coordinate classes and children on photo day.

 Desktop Computer  

Technology

Have experience with websites, online forms, or tech equipment?  We need your help!

 Apple 

Teacher Appreciation Day

Coordinate or volunteer to show our appreciation to PS 166 teachers and staff! Collect thank you notes from students to be displayed around the school and coordinate a buffet lunch for teachers in the community room.

 Book 

School Book Fair

Volunteer to coordinate, set up, or staff the cash register at our one-week book fair in the spring.

Interested in our events? Click below to read more.

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Neighborhood

Community Building Events

Help to coordinate movie night, dance-a-thon, and other community-building events. 

Click below to learn more about PS166 events.

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Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Events 

For more info or to volunteer, contact the volunteer coordinator.

 Contact Coordinator