Mar 28 2018

Our PTSA needs you- positions available for 2018/2019!


Have a say in how fundraising dollars are spent, bring new ideas to the table and help continue to make our school the incredible place it is by getting involved in a whole new way. Some of our fabulous board members have kiddos leaving for high school or are moving into other positions so we have some opportunities opening up in the Fall: Treasure/Co-Treasurers, Fundraising Chair and Volunteer Coordinator. In addition, we are also in need of an After School Coordinator to keep this program going.

The three board positions (Treasurer, Fundraising and Volunteer) are all volunteer and require once a month evening meetings during the school year. The ASP position is a paying position funded by the PTSA and will work closely with Lisa Clayton in the Front Office to run the program. For more information contact us at or the contact listed below.

Positions available:

Treasurer / Co-Treasurers: Maintain budget, fiscal records and accounts. Prepare monthly Treasurer’s Reports. Write checks for reimbursements and invoices. Arrange for audits, as needed. Prepare taxes and correspond with IRS as needed. Maintain PTSA insurance policy. Lead PTSA budget committee and act as donation liaison. For more information, contact Chau Robertson at

Fundraising Chair: Leads fundraising committee. The Pathfinder PTSA brings in more than $100,000 each year to fund programs and projects at the school. Oversee our three main fundraisers that fuel the budget: Direct Give (Sept-Oct), wreath-making (Nov-Dec) and the annual auction (March), plus low-key shopping fundraisers like BoxTops, Amazon and Thriftway receipts. For more information contact Susan Elderkin at

Volunteer Coordinator: Volunteer Coordinator actively collects names of family members who would like to volunteer at the school and helps communicate and organize volunteer needs. Is present at PTSA events and meetings to inform families of Pathfinder’s volunteer needs and encouraging families to be involved.For more information contact, Lashanna Williams at

After School Program Coordinator: Coordinates the after school program for Pathfinder PTSA. Includes curating class offerings, creating a catalog each quarter, managing registrations and rosters, coordinating with teachers and the front office, communicating with parents and the school community about the program and collecting invoices and coordinating payment to vendors via the treasurer. Will build and oversee a budget for the program in partnership with the treasurer and communicate with the PTSA board regarding pertinent aspects of the program. A commitment to equity and lifting up marginalized students and families is crucial to this position. This person will need to be present at school from 3:15-5:15 every day there are after school classes in session. Current pay is $900 per quarter. For more information, contact us at