VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools)


There are many volunteer opportunities coming up this year: You are an extremely important part of CLP Middle School and we hope you feel encouraged to get involved at the school.

To be a volunteer in PSD, all you need to do is this quick sign up process. Click here to sign up.  PSD Volunteers

Click this link to register and see the volunteer opportunities at CLPMS.  CLP Volunteer Form.   Please note that you need to fill both forms out to volunteer.

There will be sign-up sheets at the Back-to-School Night for each of these registrations. We will also have a computer available for parents who may not have access to signing up electronically.

As always, we appreciate all of the time and energy that parents and community members put into our school. Please contact Anne Kirven at 488-7401 ( if you have any questions or any suggestions for other volunteer opportunities at CLPMS.

Volunteers Needed This School Year



Time Commitment

Who to contact

School Accountability Committee (SAC)

The SAC is a CO state requirement. The SAC provides feedback on the Budget and the School Improvement Plan.

4-6 meetings per year that are about 1.5 hours in length. It is OK if you are not able to attend every meeting.

Alicia Bono-Principal

Athletics Head Parent Volunteer

The CLP Athletic Department needs a point person for communication, coordinating volunteers for concessions, and assisting with events such as the annual Pig Roast.

Weekly home game concessions coordination: quarterly communication with Abby Himlie. The Pig Roast planning will require 1 meeting and assistance at the actual event. 

Abby Himlie

Friends of CLP

This is similar to a PTO, inclusive of all who would like to join. The focus is on community.

As much or as little as you would like. Events: Fall Carnival and Spring Walk a Thon.

Alicia Goddard

Fall Carnival

This will be our 4th annual Fall Carnival. We need about 15 adults and 30 students to make it happen!

Commit to organizing and running 2-3 booths: about 3 hours of planning and organization plus 4 hours during the Carnival.

Alicia Goddard

School Day Celebrations

Provide assistance for school day celebrations.

Usually 3 to 4 events per year. Help with planning and setup, and assist at the actual event.

Anne Kirven

Media Center Volunteer

Help the librarian check in/out and shelve books.

Assist the librarian in running the book fair.

As much or as little as you would like.

Misha Bell

Lunchtime Volunteer

Help supervise the students. Bring any issues to Ms. Bono or Ms. Himlie. The more eyes the better!

As much or as little as you would like.

Anne Kirven

Dance Volunteer

Help supervise the students -  Bring any issues to Ms. Bono or Ms. Himlie, or help pass out pop and sell pizza slices.

There are 4-5 dances a year 6:00pm-8:00pm.

You can commit to 1 or all.

Melanie Auer

Field Trip Volunteer

Accompany students on field trips

As needed

The teacher

Classroom Volunteer

Help the classroom teacher in the capacity that works best. Often students benefit from another adult working with them one-on-one during silent work time.

As much or as little as you would like.

Any teacher

After school Tutoring

Tutor students during our Pirate Tutorial time.

Tutoring is every Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30. Create your own schedule!

Amy Goldstein

Feed the Teachers

Provide food for hard working and hungry staff on long days (Conferences, Back to School Night, Teacher Appreciation Day…)

As much or as little as you would like.

Melanie Auer

Outside Maintenance

Keep the areas right around the building weeded, watered, and trimmed.

Once every other week April-October.

Alicia Bono;

Staff Member of the Week Board

Create and maintain a bulletin board featuring a staff member every other week.

1 hour a week.

Alicia Bono;

Magazine Sales Cheerleader

The annual Magazine sale is CLPMS's single fundraiser for the year, lasting 2 weeks. We rely on this for many of our programs. The Coordinator will assist Abby Himlie with advertising this event and providing support on accounting day.

Meet once a week for approximately 1 month. Magazine Sales kickoff is September 16th.

Abby Himlie

Vision/Hearing Screening

Assist in organizing students for the screenings typically held in January or February.

3-4 hours 

Colleen Howard