Volunteer Opportunities


There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available to parents at Saint Joseph Catholic School. There is something for everyone and we encourage parents to enjoy the many prospects offered as a way of becoming involved with your child’s school. The school strives to provide something to fit everyone’s schedule, and each of our committee chairs will happily coordinate with you so that you can volunteer for your school.


Standing Committees 

  • HOMEROOM PARENT: assist teacher with class parties, field trips, etc. Chair — Stephanie Bailey

  • TEACHER APPRECIATION: provide monthly meals for teachers, gift, Baskets organize Christmas lunch, and other events for teachers and staff    Chair — Lisa Muir

  • SUNSHINE: Teams of 3 or 4 provide meals for families in need Chair — Erin Timmons

  • PLAYGROUND: Assist teachers in supervising children during recess Chair — Laura Ledlie

  • LIBRARY: shelve books on a weekly basis, assist with book fairs as needed Chair — Rebecca Coffman

  • ART: Assist Mr. Bramhall as needed

  • COMPUTER LAB: Assist Mrs. Pittman as needed

  • CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATION: Maintain potted plants and assist with seasonal planting, decorating Chair —  John and Amanda Burckhard

  • FAMILY MENTORS: Welcome new families to the school and provide them with updates and information throughout the year as necessary  Chair — Lisa Leonard

  • YEARBOOK: Assist teachers by taking photos of events and happenings Chair — TBD


Yearly Events 

  • USED UNIFORM SALE: help to tag items, organize and operate the sale Chairs — Jenn Suber & Melissa Andrews

  • GRANDPARENTS DAY: Chair: Scarlett Herbkersman & Taje Davis

  • FALL FESTIVAL:  Chair — Brandi Coco

  • SAINTS WALK:  student walk-a-thon for St. Vincent de Paul (on campus) Chair — Vivian Dipner

  • DIVINE AUCTION:  Adult party/auction — largest fundraiser of year Chairs: Margaret Asey

  • ART EXPO Reception:  Chair — 

  • SAINT JOSEPH FEAST DAY — Pizza lunch for students/parents:  Chair — Caitlin Bruner


  • DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE: Chairs —Megan Seiner

  • MOTHER-SON BOWLING: Chairs — Scarlett Herbkersman 

  • FIELD DAY:  Assist Mrs. Tucker as needed


Please note: All individuals who volunteer in the school must complete the Volunteer Screening packet and will be asked to complete the Diocesan mandated background check. You may print the Volunteer Screening packet or pick one up in the school office. Additionally, all volunteers and employees of Saint Joseph Catholic School must complete the online safe environment curriculum, "Safe Haven - It's Up to You". Click HERE to learn about the registration process.  

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Saint Joseph Catholic School

3700 Devine Street

Columbia, SC 29205

(803) 254-6736      (866) 456-7374

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