Only have 5 minutes? Volunteer!

Don’t have a lot of time to help? That’s ok!

A hour here and there makes all of the difference in our community.

Here are a few ideas of ways to donate some of your time to the Ardenwald community. Just email to sign up or learn more! We’d love your help–and it’s fun!

Do you have five minutes?

  • Like our Facebook or Instagram page and share posts so your friends can see what’s happening at school
  • Reach out to other Ardenwald families to see how they’re doing and ask them if they want to join you helping out
  • Email the teachers with a cute story that your kid told you about them
  • Email the PTO or principal any suggestions, questions, concerns, compliments that you might have about Ardenwald

Do you have ten to fifteen minutes?

  • Trim your box top donations before you bring them to school
  • Visit our website:
  • Shelf books in the library after you drop your kid off at school

Do you have a half hour?

  • Go through your kid’s bookshelf and donate gently used books to a classroom
  • Contact a friend or relative who has a business in Portland and ask if they could donate something to our Spring Auction
  • Fill out your volunteer application
  • Register yourself on so you sign up for volunteer shifts with ease

Do have an hour or so?

  • Help your student’s teacher. Ask them if they need any help with photocopies, making bulletin boards, classroom help, etc
  • Attend a PTO or school board meeting
  • Sign up for a shift to help out at one of our fundraisers or community events (Bingo Night, Winter Social, Plant Sale or the Spring Auction)

Do you have an evening?

  • Watch a movie and eat pizza while you help with Parent’s Night Out
  • Attend a school event with your family  (Bingo Night, Social, School Auction)

Do you have a day?

  • Chaperone a field trip (background check needs to be on file)

Learn more or sign up by emailing Volunteering is great way to support our kiddos, school and staff!