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Volunteer Opportunities


St. Vrain Valley Gala

This annual event brings together business and community partners to raise funds in support of the Foundations mission to support student success and teacher excellence.  This signature event is held in November.  We have a few different opportunities to help with the gala.

  • Event Volunteers – Help us the day of the event with setting up for the event, event logistics or event clean-up.

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Tribute to Teachers

This awards program provides the opportunity for students, parents, volunteers, fellow educators, school staff, community members and business partners to recognize and honor individual teachers at the Pre-K – 12th grade levels in the St. Vrain Valley Schools who exemplify excellence in teaching. By paying tribute to teachers who have an extraordinary impact on the achievements of students, the Education Foundation and the community hope to honor the accomplishments of all teachers. There are a few different opportunities to help with this program.

  • Nomination Review Committee – This committee reviews the Teacher of the Year nominations for teachers from 58 schools or programs, narrowing those nominations down to 2 finalists and the Teacher of the Year for each school. The review process is virtual and decision meetings are held in March.
  • Event Volunteers – Help us the day of the event with setting up for the event, guest check-in or event clean-up.

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Scholarships

The Foundation awards over $200,000 of scholarships to St. Vrain Valley high school graduates each spring.  We need volunteers to review all applications through our online application portal in March and April.  This committee of volunteers will meet virtually in groups to review the top candidates for each scholarship and select the awardee.

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Teacher Innovation Grants

The Education Foundation provides grants to teachers for projects which support the District’s strategic direction, supplement standard curriculum and enhance efforts to meet student learning needs within St. Vrain Valley Schools. A volunteer review committee will convene in October to review and award the grants.  This review process is virtual.

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Sunrise Stampede

The Sunrise Stampede is a family-oriented 5K run/walk or 1-mile fun run that raises funds to support Teacher Innovation Grants for students with special needs in St. Vrain Valley Schools.

  • Planning Committee – This committee meets monthly starting in March and then bi-weekly or weekly as the event gets closer.
  • Event Day Volunteers – Help us the day of the event with course logistics, participant check-in, course ambassadors, Sponsors alley set up and many more tasks.

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Supplies for Success

With every new school year, the St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation provides school supplies for the many students in need within our district. In 2023, the Foundation’s amazing volunteers stuffed close to 5.000 backpacks, all of which were sent out to schools in St. Vrain Valley.

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