Ways to Contribute to SHG
Below is non-exhaustive list of ways you can make a significant contribution to this group (by yourself or with a group):
Take on a major volunteer job, either an existing one or one that needs to be done.
Help welcome newcomers with a quarterly tea or social event.
Create mentoring opportunities for new members.
Create a homeschool year book.
Arrange for professional 'school pictures.'
Facilitate the Chinook Book fundraiser or other group fundraiser.
Provide major support for a special event such as the Harvest Party, Not Back to School Park Day, or Summer Picnic.
Coordinate a Scholastic Book Club order.
Compile lists of resources/recommendations and post in group files.
Create a directory of homeschool family businesses (started once, but never completed).
Submit an article or do a column for the newsletter.
Follow up with thank you notes to venue and/or organizers after events and field trips.
Set up a curriculum swap or sale.
Edit or otherwise participate in production of the newsletter or directory.
Maintain or help with maintenance of the SHG web site.
Coordinate a parents’ or moms’ night out.
Coordinate speakers or educational events for parents.
Coordinate a talent show for the community.
Start and coordinate monthly support circles for parents.
Serve as treasurer.
Coordinate a monthly service project or club for SHG members to join.
Coordinate a monthly Q&Q meet-up that new homeschoolers can be directed to.
Create a childcare-swap.
Organize a lecture or leisure activity for parents.
Research new fundraising opportunities for SHG.