Information & ideas
Information Sheet #10 - Growing your P&C
Information Sheet #11 - Recruiting volunteers
More volunteers! - this article has Top Tips & looks at why people leave
Including more people in your P&C
Check out our 'Why I volunteer' articles - insight into why people volunteer, to help you recruit
Resources to help
- P&C Promotion Pack - professional, engaging graphics to call for volunteers, say thanks and celebrate your achievements
- Brochure about your P&C (include in the school's enrolment pack, hand out on the 'First Day' etc). Download a template, customise with your information, print double sided and fold!
Two styles (click on pics for a better look, but use the links for the actual templates):
word template Canva Template(request template here).
- Sample form for school enrolment packs to collect parent emails for the P&C (approved by the Directorate).
- This Infographic celebrates the ways P&Cs contribute to public schools and can help inspire parents to be involved.
Inspiration from others
How some P&Cs welcomed new parents to the school and introduced the P&C at the same time
One P&C grew their ranks by focusing on fun
A 'Class Carer' system to increase parent involvement
More parents with "Fraser Friends"
Reinventing the P&C for High School
Live streaming meetings to grow the audience
Thanking your volunteers will also help you retain and recruit helpers.
The Fundraising Directory also has great advice and ideas for recruiting volunteers (filter the articles by 'volunteers'), filling fete-day rosters, making the most of open days and the 'First Day' and engaging new-comers.