Many Hands

Caspar Creek’s sustainability depends on community members, especially parents, contributing time, energy, ideas, and funds. Sharing the necessary work between many makes the load seem lighter, and enhances the feeling of community.

Each year parents commit to specific jobs. Here’s the lineup for 2018-2019.

Click a job see details.

Dishwashing Fairy (K-1)
Keeps dishes clean in the K-1 kitchen area.
Daily Lauren Care; Angela Dominguez; Aline Jalfim
Cup Washing Fairy (2-5)
Takes home children's cups and returns clean; perfect for someone with a dishwasher.
Weekly
Laundry Fairy (K-1)
Takes hand towels and other items needing laundering and returns clean.
Weekly Jessica Bunheirao; Lauren Care; Brittany Callison; Angela Dominguez
Laundry Fairy (2-5)
Takes hand towels and other items needing laundering and returns clean.
Weekly Amber Connolly; Veronica Stevenson
Waste/Recycling Bins Out/In Fairy
Moves outdoor blue and gray bins to the road (bungees unhooked) Wednesday morning for mid-day collection; retrieves empty that afternoon or next morning.
Weekly (Wednesdays)
K-1 Snack Fairy
Assists with snack preparation and cleanup; in the K-1 room.
Daily Brittany Callison; Tamara Faulkner; Sky Smith; Carrie Callen
Lice Checking and Support
Conducts periodic all-school preventive head checks to avoid major head lice outbreaks. Shares solutions with affected families as needed.
Twice/year and as needed Ashly Myrick; Jessica Morsell-Haye
Carpool Coordinator
Facilitates formation of carpools to and from CCLC
Annually and as needed Mackenzie Rain
Fieldtrip Coordinator (K-1)
Works with K-1 teachers to provide administrative support for field trip arrangements (forms; payments; etc.) Could include trip proposal/planning.
As needed Magdalena Weinstein; Craig Comen; Heather Baird
Fieldtrip Coordinator (2-5)
Works with teachers to provide administrative support for field trip arrangements (forms; payments; etc.) Could include trip proposal/planning.
As needed Magdalena Weinstein; Craig Comen; Heather Baird
Bathroom Supply Manager
Monitors stocks of non-instructional supplies (paper towels; toilet tissue; soap; cleaning supplies; etc.) and communicates needs to Hilleary.
Ongoing Amber Connolly
Fire Extinguishers
Annually checks status of fire extinguishers; arranges servicing as needed.
Annually Jeff Mathias
Exterior Facility and Grounds Monitor
Monitors condition of building exteriors and grounds; facilitates volunteer solutions or communicates needs to board.
Ongoing
Interior Facility Monitor
Monitors condition of building interiors; facilitates volunteer solutions or communicates needs to board.
Ongoing
Play Structures Monitor
Monitors safety and condition of outdoor play structures (including zipline and swing). Facilitates periodic inspections and arranges or performs maintenance as needed.
Ongoing
Work Party Coordinator
Organizes community work days. Checks in with teachers to compile and prioritize lists of needs; handles communications with community leading up to and following work days; facilitates matching of jobs with volunteers (sometimes in advance for larger projects) and makes sure appropriate tools and materials are on hand.("Resource page for this role.)
Three times/year
On-Call Ms. or Mr. Fix-It
Available to address issues identified by Exterior Facility and Grounds or Interior Facility.
As needed Craig Comen; Roberto Rubilar Noches; Jeff Mathias; Erik Rain
First Aid Kits
Checks contents of first aid kits and facilitates restocking as needed.
Annually Tamara Faulkner
Lost and Found Clothing Czar
Manages Lost and Found (usually just clothing) by periodically announcing planned donation of apparently abandoned items to expedite reunion with owners; facilitates donation of unclaimed items to thrift store(s).
Ongoing Mackenzie Rain
Potluck Czar
Organizes setup and cleanup of potlucks that usually coincide with community meetings and/or work days.
As needed; 3-4 times per year
Raffle Coordination Team
Manages annual raffle fundraiser.
Ongoing
Gardening Leader/Coordinator
Organizes ongoing care of gardens; possibly in conjunction with student projects and working with students.
Ongoing Tamara Faulkner; Ryan Potts
K-1 Bathroom Daily Check/Touch-up
Checks condition of K-1 restrooms daily; touches up and restocks as needed.
Daily Aline Jalfim
2-5 Bathroom Daily Check/Touch-up
Checks condition of 2-5 restrooms daily; touches up and restocks as needed.
Daily