Volunteer with the Parents Association
Each spring and summer we organize volunteers for the following calendar year. We encourage and welcome all parents to become involved during the 2022-2023 academic year. The Parents Association has a wide range of opportunities and time commitments, so please review the volunteer opportunities here and click the blue button to sign up.
If you have any questions or suggestions about volunteering, please contact:
Dorja Marshall, P'22, '24 & Alicia Schmidt, P'24
2022-2023 Parents Association Co-Presidents
Email Dorja and Alicia
Thank you for volunteering your time and talents to support projects which enhance the Gilman community!
To learn more about Parents Association activities, contact:
Director of Parent Engagement
(410) 323-3800, ext. 221
Annual Giving - class chair or phonathon volunteer
Class chairs assist the annual giving program; phonathon volunteers are need two or three evenings per school year.
Assists bookstore with various needs from 1 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. during the school day.
Organizes the School's largest community event. Volunteers assist with planning, promoting throughout the parent community, decorating and set-up for this schoolwide celebration.
Grades K-12 utilize parent volunteers to serve as class reps. (Responsibilities vary but include attendance at a monthly meeting.)
Community, Inclusion, and Equity Committee
Encourages, supports, and promotes diversity at Gilman by fostering an inclusive community.
Cultural Arts Festival Planning Committee
Plans annual event that highlights the rich diversity within the Gilman community by showcasing art, history, music, customs, and entertainment from cultures throughout the world.
Coordinates a special "thank you" event for faculty and staff in each division.
Plans and promotes social and service-related activities for boys and their dads or special friends.
Sort, tag, and display merchandise as well as staff and publicize the Gilman Exchange.
Greets guests and serve refreshments at important School events.
Coordinates Lower School grandparent visit day, serving as hosts and greeters.
Middle School Social Events
Organizes multi-school activity nights or events such as dances and Hoops For Habitat.
Assists with individual school photo and make-up picture days.
Red Cross Blood Drive
Coordinates and distributes refreshments during Blood Drive.
Senior Class Events
Assist in planning events for seniors and/or their families, such as prom and Senior/Mom Luncheon.
Plans a spring festival for the Gilman community.
Volunteer Job Description Coordinator
Review, edit, and update all job descriptions for Parents Association chair positions and activities. Perfect opportunity for those who like to volunteer from home!
One chair per division helps familiarize new parents with Gilman.
Assists with beginning-of-the-school-year parent welcome reception at Gilman.
The Parents Association Wellness Committee is comprised of current parents with a mission dedicated to promoting a culture of physical and emotional wellbeing for our boys. Facilitate wellness communication through various online resources, workshops, and events.