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The Gardner School of Arts & Sciences is a wonderfully busy place and Gardner families play a pivotal role in ensuring that all that “busyness” is beautifully choreographed. You, our volunteers, work hard throughout the year to set up, take down, clean up, plant, weed, clean, start on time, chaperone, and drive, drive, drive. In short, you do whatever needs doing for us and we deeply appreciate your support.

Volunteers at Sweat Equity Day


  • Drive on a field trip and drive on a field trip and drive on a field trip again!
  • Build the set for the school musical. Make costumes, be in charge of make-up, chaperone backstage, assist with rehearsals, or feed hungry students and volunteers.
  • Serve on a committee – volunteers welcome on the Development Committee, the Marketing Committee and the Grants Committee.
  • Run an after-school club,
  • Serve on the PTO. Attend PTO meetings or be a class rep, a PTO officer, a member of the Harvest Festival or help with the Lasting Impact Project or any of the countless other PTO activities.
  • Help in the classroom – photocopy materials, support reading groups, share your hobby.
  • Commit to joining us on Sweat Equity Day and Earth Day and help us with weeding and planting, spreading bark dust and mulch, cleaning and managing the many different parts of our beautiful campus.

Sign up to volunteer by filling out this interest form.

If you are new to volunteering at The Gardner School, please fill out a Consent for Background Check. (If you already had a background check last year at The Gardner School, you do not need to complete a form again this year.)

Are you a Gardner family? Log your volunteer hours here.

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