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AfterGrad Parent Volunteering

 

Attention Grade 12 parents!

We need your help for the AfterGrad party to bring a fantastic memory to our kids.

Why volunteer:

  • Without your help, the AfterGrad party cannot happen
  • Provide a safe and fun environment for the kids to celebrate their achievement
  • It is your last chance to watch your kids' high school events

Volunteer Positions are listed as below. Please sign up as soon as possible!

Sign up Link: AfterGrad Parent Volunteering SignUp Link

Note:

  • Most volunteering is for during the event, but some positions are needed before
  • You can sign up for one time slot (usually 2 hours) or multiple time slots
  • If you are flexible, you can sign up as a “Volunteer At Large" and comment what you prefer
  • If you have any questions, please feel free contact me, Jinghua Zhang, at analystjing@gmail.com

Transportation Supervisor (8 spots) - Sat. 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Transporter Supervisors need to drive and park their own cars at Central City Fun Park at 10:00 PM, then they ride the car driven by the volunteer parent drivers to the Pinnacle Hotel
  • 2 volunteers per bus
  • At the Pinnacle Hotel, Transportation Supervisors must pick-up the Grads intending to ride the shuttle bus to AfterGrad (at 11:00 PM)
  • Travel with Grads in the shuttle bus from the Pinnacle Hotel to Central City Fun Park (at 12:00 AM)
  • Supervise Grads in the shuttle bus
  • After arriving at Central City Fun Park, Transportation Supervisors may drive their own car to go back home

Drivers for Parents (3 spots) - Sat. 10:00 pm – Sat. 11:45 pm

  • Pick up Transportation Supervisors at Central City Fun Park before 10:00 PM
  • Drive the Transportation Supervisors to the Pinnacle Hotel
  • Parents drivers may go home once they arrive at the Pinnacle Hotel

Prize Distributor (8 spots) - Sat. 11:00 pm – Sun. 4:00 am

  • Work with the Prize Coordinator to design the Prize Table
  • Have 4 people on at all the times, E.g. 4 spots for 11:00 PM -1:30 AM, 4 spots for 1:30- 4:00 AM
  • Early starters need to setup Prize Tables
  • Closing people will need to help with clean up Prize Tables
  • Collect and supervise raffle tickets during the entire event
  • Explain and inform Grads about the prizes throughout the night
  • Announce the winner at 1:00 AM, 2:00 AM and 3:00 AM

 

Food Delivery Helper (4 spots) - Sat. 7:00 pm – Sat. 11:00 pm

  • Work with the Food Coordinator to decide and shop for food and drinks before the event
  • Deliver the pre-purchased food and drinks to Central City Fun Park
  • All the food need to be delivered to Central City Fun Park by Sat 11:00 PM

Coat Check (6 spots) - Sat. 11:00 pm - Sun. 4:00 am

  • Setup coat racks and coat check station (Sat 11:00 PM – Sun 1:30 AM)
  • Coat checking through the night
  • Strike down coat check station (Sun 1:30 AM – Sun 4:00 AM)
  • Note: Extra help needed during busy times from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM and 3:00 AM to 4:00 AM

Event Setup (10 spots) - Sat. 11:00 pm - Sun. 12:30 am

  • Arrive at Central City Fun Park at 11:00 PM to setup
  • Decorate the facility for the PMSS theme
  • Setup photo booth, prize table, and other stations

Registration (15 spots) - Sat. 11:00 pm - Sun. 12:30 am

  • Welcome the Grads to the party and confirm their registration
  • Collect admission tickets and distribute the pre-purchased Fun Passes for the arcade
  • Make sure no one enters under the influence of alcohol or drugs (In case it happens, call the security)
  • Registration cut off time is 12:30 AM
  • Note: Extra help needed during busy time from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM

Security Supervisor (12 spots) - Sat. 11:30 pm – Sun. 4:00 am

  • Work in pairs to make sure Grads don't leave the premises (In case it happens, call the security)
  • At 11:30 monitoring students entering venue and once all in, walking around ensuring youths are acting appropriately
  • Checking washrooms every ½
  • Report to security or administrator of any misappropriate actions

Dance/Rink Floor Supervisor (4 spots) - Sun. 12:00 am – Sun. 4:00 am

  • Supervise the dance floor and assist staff with music requests

Bowling/Arcade/Main Floor Supervisor (8 spots) - Sun. 12:00 am – Sun. 4:00 am

  • General supervision to make sure Grads are having fun and not abusing arcade games/bowling lanes
  • Monitoring to keep food/drinks out of the arcade area

Food Station Helper (10 spots) - Sat. 11:00 pm – Sun. 4:00 am

  • 5 people on for first 2 ½ hours and 5 people on for last 2 ½ hours
  • First half volunteers will help with setup of tables and display of foods ( Sat. 11:00 PM – Sun. 1:30 AM)
  • Last half volunteers will help with food and monitoring but also clean up ( Sun. 1:30 AM – Sun. 4:00 AM)
  • Help food/drinks/snacks/candy station distribution
  • Monitor to make sure that food does not leave the banquet room

Photo Helper (2 spot) - Sun. 12:00 am – Sun. 4:00 am

  • Take photo with Grads' own phones for group photos
  • No camera required

Volunteer At Large (10 spots) - Sat. 11:00 am – Sun. 4:00 am

  • Flexible
  • Volunteer to fill jobs that require help
  • Additional Security
  • Hand out water to volunteers​

PMSS 2022 Aftergrad - TruEarth.pdf

​​PMSS 2022 AfterGrad Fundraiser - Neufeld Farms.pdf


APRIL 4, 2022 UPDATE

DEAR GRAD PARENTS - We'd love you help in supporting AfterGrad 2022 to reduce the ticket costs and be able provide food and prizes to the graduates. AfterGrad provides the Grade 12's with a fun and safe place to celebrate after their formal ceremony.

SAVE THE DATE - Aftergrad 2022! June 11, 12-4am

Central City Fun Park 11125 124 St. Surrey Fun includes: roller skating bowling arcade mini golf & more! Ticket sales and prices info coming soon

HOW YOU CAN HELP

  • Join the After Grad Committee Help fundraise, get prizes/donations from businesses
  • Donate a prize/gift card if you own a local business or from your employer
  • Chaperone, Help with Set up, Take Down

    HOW TO DONATE

Next AFTERGRAD Meeting: May 4, 2022

Join our meeting:

Please email Shirley McQueen at shirley.mcqueen@shaw.ca for a link to the meeting.​







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After Grad Minutes for Mar 9-22.docx
  
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