CVHS PTO Volunteer Opportunities       

Click on the buttons below to volunteer for one of the many opportunities we have to serve the CVHS community, or email volunteers@cvhspto.org. You will need to be approved through the VIPS system BEFORE you may volunteer at CVHS.

HISD Volunteer Registration

Click this link and follow the new volunteer registration steps (click “Next Page” between each step):

  1. Enter your information exactly as it is shown on your official ID (e.g., driver’s license),
  2. Select “Carnegie Vanguard High School” under High Schools,
  3. Select your affiliation to the school and volunteer functions/organizations, and
  4. Agree to the terms and submit.

Following your successful registration, you will be able to join in the on-campus Carnegie community and/or volunteer on any HISD campus for which you successfully registered.

Committee Service: Opportunities to take on a leadership role in the CVHS PTO.

We have many opportunities for leadership either via chairing a Committee or other leadership positions. If you want to help plan PTO events, services and fundraisers, you can join one of our many committees. For brief committee summaries see here. For the official descriptions see the PTO Bylaws here.

Volunteer Opportunities at CVHS

*Some volunteer opportunities may be altered for COVID. Please check back as the year progresses.*

Lunch Sales
2-hour commitment one day/month- Set-up and sell food from outside vendor during school lunch period – Suspended during COVID

Teacher Appreciation Lunches
Set up and serve food during monthly events honoring teachers and staff or donate desserts and fruit to be served at the event.

Magnet Tours
Tours are held weekly, during the day, throughout the fall. Accompany student-led tours and answer questions from prospective students and parents. You’ll get the opportunity to sign up for any tour individually, making it convenient to work around your schedule. Magnet tours will be different this year, but we will still need parent help.

Event Planning
Help with planning the donor breakfast, Fall Social and Spring Social.

Event Volunteers
Work various jobs at the Fall Social, Spring Social or Staff Breakfast.

Senior Class Parents
Oversee fundraising activities to help set off the expenses incurred during their senior events. Long-term commitment.

Senior Awards Committee
Review applications in the spring and select awardees.

Friends and Family Campaign
Assist with annual fundraising campaign: send thank you notes, make sure donors are recognized. Helps to have some experience with charitable organizations.

Corporate Sponsorships
Can you ask your employer to support CVHS?

Community Donations
Can you help CVHS find in-kind donations?

Financial Audit Committee
Short term Commitment in the Fall

Keep me informed of other opportunities as they occur