Where community comes together to support the Northshore Schools Foundation
Join our volunteer corps and help spread the word about the foundation and support its events and fundraising efforts.
Who can be an Apple corps member?
Apple corps is not just for people who have children in the Northshore School District…It’s for anyone who feels an affiliation with Northshore Schools and wants to make a difference in the education of kids. Aunties, uncles, grandparents, alumni, retired district staff, business owners, community members… All are welcome!
What will I do as a part of the corps?
• Join a committee (4-40 hours a year)
• Join a project team (5-20 hours a month for 1-2 months)
• Work a booth at a school (One time 3 hours)
• Volunteer at an event (One time 3 hours)
• Serve as an Ambassador (20 hours a year)
• Join our office support team (at home projects as needed)
• Contribute your expertise in the ways you know best (TBD)
How do I get involved?
Join at the link below or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you find out how your service can most benefit Northshore youth, the Foundation and YOU!
Current One Time Volunteering Opportunities
Support the mission and goals of the Northshore Schools Foundation
As a member of the Board of Directors of the Northshore Schools Foundation, I have a legal and ethical responsibility to provide fiduciary oversight for the Northshore Schools Foundation and ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its goals.
As part of my responsibilities as a board member:
- I will be an active participant in the majority of board meetings, board retreats and board activities.
- I will participate in a majority of activities and events sponsored by the Foundation.
- I will serve as lead on one committee, fundraising event or activity.
- I will serve on at least one other committee of the board.
- I will actively monitor funding activity and mission development in at least one of the Foundation’s funding areas.
- I will attend the annual luncheon and serve as a table host, greeter, or in some other capacity in support of the event.
- I will contribute my time and talent to fundraising activities that may include but that are not limited to volunteering, preparation, constituent relations, donor thank you, invitations, etc.
- I will make a personal financial contribution to the Northshore Schools Foundation at a level that is meaningful to me at or above joining the 365 Club.
- I will participate in and take responsibility for the development of policies and procedures, strategic plans and short-term goals that insure the Northshore School Foundation demonstrates transparency, responsibility and agility in its business practices.
- I will participate in and take responsibility for making decisions on issues, policies and other board matters
In turn, the organization will be responsible to me in several ways:
- I will receive a comprehensive orientation helping each volunteer understand the organization’s history, goals, programs, and strategic plan.
- I will receive without request, timely and accurate program information, allowing me to be as effective as possible.
- I will receive directors and officer’s liability insurance.
- My time and unique talents will be honored.
For more information contact Carmin Dalziel, email@example.com
Represent the Foundation by ensuring that the grants funded provide the most impact possible while ensuring that the vision and mission of the Foundation are demonstrated and that donors can see the impact of their gift as a result of this program.
Individually review and rank applications from the Innovative Classroom Grant program of the Northshore Schools Foundation. As a part of a committee, determine which grants get funded for the upcoming year, insuring that funding priorities of the Foundation and budget guidelines are met. Of the selected projects, act as a program liaison between the recipient and the Foundation for up to 5 granted programs. Support Grant recipients in meeting Foundation requirements and answering funding questions. In collaboration with the Director visit at least one site and assist applicant in demonstrating success in meeting the goals and benchmarks of their grant. Reviewers are also asked to attend our Annual Luncheon and other events where these grants may be discussed.
Program Officers must have an affiliation to the Northshore Schools Foundation. The Committee is made up of members of the Northshore area community including: Foundation Board members, Retired NSD Staff, and past grant recipients. Officers must be able to meet on the scheduled days and time.
- Officers are asked to serve a 4 year term, with a portion of the committee completing their term each year.
- The review and selection process will take approximately 6-10 hours of your time in April/ May of each year. (See timeline below)
- The Program liaison portion will take 6-10 hours annually between September/June of each year.
The event portion will take 4-6 hours annually.