• Parent Volunteers Are Vital

    Parent Volunteers help support offices during the school year. Be a welcoming face in the central hall of the school and help students navigate the complex world that is Lincoln!

    During a weekly (or every other week) 90 minute shift, parent volunteers might:

    • welcome students, parents and other visitors
    • answer questions and update the Help Desk's Frequently Asked Questions (& Answers) notebook
    • collect and dispense paperwork
    • promote Career Days, scholarships and other opportunities with deadlines
    • work on a variety of short-term projects using creativity, organizational skills and other talents
    • join counselors in classrooms for Beyond Lincoln and other workshops
    • meet with students for the Junior Job Shadow initiative or Senior Check In
    • coordinate big events (College Planning Night, College Application Week, etc.)Parent Volunteers on First Day

    Requires confidentiality agreement and PPS background check.

    Contact person: Anita Agudelo at anita.s.agudelo@gmail.com

     


     Join the Lincoln chapter of ASPIRE

    ASPIRE Advisors guide juniors and seniors through the college research and application process. LHS parent volunteers help students get organized, manage multiple deadlines, hunt for scholarships and make informed decisions. ASPIRE, Oregon's statewide pre-college advising initiatve, is a program of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission's Office of Student Access & Completion. Requires confidentiality agreement and PPS background check. Learn more about volunteering here.  

    Training includes three short online workshops (Volunteer Basics, College & Career Basics, Financial Aid Basics), in-person Orientation at LHS in September, occasional hot topic sessions with guest speakers, and the optional statewide ASPIRE Fall Conference at Linfield College on November 9, 2018. 

     Contact person: Shannan Fasold, Career Coordinator | sfasold@pps.net


    Become a Cardinal Career Consultant

    Career exploration encourages students see themselves in the future. Career Consultants might host a LHS student at their workplace for a job shadow. You might get an invitation from a teachers to be on a panel or speak to their class. You'll let us know if your organization hires interns or part-timers. If you are a member of an industry or professional organization worried about the talent pipleline, ask our Career Coordinator to help organize a Career Day for groups of students. Lincoln's Career Coordinator uses the district's PartnerConnect database to identify local professionals like you and connect you to teachers and students. Learn more and register yourself and/or your company here

    Resources for Career Consultants include the Job Shadow Guide, Guest Speakers Guide,  and Company Tour Guide

     Contact person: Shannan Fasold, Career Coordinator | sfasold@pps.net


     Health Action Network Seeks Committee Members

    The Cardinal Families Health Action Network (HAN) is an organization dedicated to bringing health awareness, tools and strategies to students and families. We promote healthy living and support families in making healthy lifestyle choices. We support and provide information on topics like drugs & alcohol, bullying, sex, suicide, mental health, stress, nutrition, etc.

    The committee, active since 2003, is made up of parents, community members, teachers, administrators and counselors. Join us!

    Contact: cardinalfamiliesHAN@gmail.com


     Friends of Lincoln Welcomes Volunteers

    Friends of Lincoln is a non-profit organization sponsored and supported by parents, students, businesses, and alumni who have an interest in educational excellence and student support. FoL combines the roles and support activities previously delivered by the Lincoln Boosters, PTSO and Foundation into one unified support system for the broader Lincoln High School community. They coordinate concession stands, campus clean ups, an annual auction, tutoring, Long Term Development Committee, parents on site, and more. Find a spot that fits best with your time and resources. Volunteering is not only a great way to contribute, it’s a great way to keep in touch with what’s going on at Lincoln, share a valuable skill, or learn a new one.  

    Contact:Friends of Lincoln Volunteer Coordinator | friendsoflincolnvolunteer@gmail.com.