Volunteering at CCGS
Are you interested in volunteering at Christ Church? The School is always appreciative of parents who are willing to offer their help in the coaching and management of teams or supporting other activities. We are always grateful for parents who have the skill and time to assist. Times can be flexible to suit other commitments you may have, and it is a great way to become involved in the CCGS community.
- The School is always appreciative of parents who are willing to offer their help in the coaching and management of sporting teams or supporting other activities. Times can be flexible to suit other commitments you may have. Summer sports include cricket, basketball volleyball, rowing, swimming and water polo; and winter sports include badminton, AFL football, hockey, rugby, soccer and surfing. For further information, please contact Anthony Lynch by phone (9442 1736) or email email@example.com.
- Assisting with co-curricular activities is a great way to become involved in the CCGS community. Some of these activities include chess, debating, mock trials, surf life saving, Army cadets and SCRAM. For further information, please contact Mark Morrissy by phone (9442 1514) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Canteen caters for all students and staff. Tasks involve assisting with food preparation for recess and lunch. Shifts are from 8.30am to 11.15am or 11.15am to 1.30pm. It is a busy environment, but a great opportunity to meet other parents and to see your son interacting with his peers. If you would like to volunteer in the Canteen, please click here to view the roster and email your availability, as well as your son's year group, to email@example.com. Please remember that volunteers are required to tie their hair back and wear enclosed shoes for safety reasons. An apron will be supplied and free parking is available on the School campus or in the Claremont shopping precinct.
- Duties involve serving parents and students, stocktaking and shelving. Extra help is needed in December and January, when the uniform shop offers one-on-one sessions with new boys. The store has comfortable air-conditioned premises and is open Monday 7.45am to 5.00pm, Wednesday 12.45pm to 5.00pm, Thursday 2.30pm to 5.00pm and Friday 7.45am to 11.30am. Please click here for further information.
Parents' Auxiliary Year Group Representatives
- The function of the Year Group Representatives is to help co-ordinate social activities within the year group. The position is usually shared between at least two people, so the time commitment is not too great. Please click here for further information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents' Association Sundowners
- These are usually held between 5.00pm and 7.00pm, at various times throughout the year. Spotless Catering provide refreshments and parents are needed to help set up, serve drinks, pass around finger food, and tidy up afterwards. They are always well attended and are great fun. For further information, please email email@example.com.
New Parent Support
- This is a position designed to welcome families who are new to WA and settle in to the School community. Families requesting this service will be given your phone number, and will able to call if they need advice or information. As this service has not been offered before, the brief is very flexible, but at this stage, it is suggested that new parents will call you only if they have specific questions or difficulties. Please contact the Parents' Auxiliary at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to become a 'welcome to the CCGS family' helper.
Friends of Music
- Friends of Music support the Music Department as required. They coordinate supper for parents and students after special events held throughout the year and organise the annual music dinner. Meetings are held once a month and last one hour. It is a great group to be involved with if your son is involved in any of the music ensembles at the School. Please click here for further information.
Friends of the Library and Archives (FOLA)
- The FOLA volunteers assist the Library staff with resource processing, shelving, shelf reading and display tasks. What they do each week makes an enormous difference to the appearance of the Library and to the speed with which resources are processed and out on the shelves ready for staff and students to use. Your assistance with displays helps create a positive and cheerful environment which is conducive to reading for pleasure and learning. By carrying out these essential tasks they also free up Library staff to provide extra services that we could not possibly hope to otherwise provide. If you would like to be involved assisting in the Libary, please contact Glynis O'Neill on 9442 1520, or for assisting with Archives, contact Freida French on 9442 1532.
Friends of Midnite
- The Friends of Midnite is the parents' support group for the School's Youth Theatre Company, and works with the Drama Department. Its principal tasks are to assist in the areas of: publicity of productions held in the Drama Centre and Perth theatres, front of house management, costume, set construction, liasion with the wider WA community, and fundraising for the Midnite Youth Theatre Company's bi-annual international tour. A small committee, under the guidance of the Director of Drama, co-ordinates these activities, and welcomes the input from parents of all boys of all years in the secondary school. Other members of 'The Friends' come from other schools in the area who participate in the Midnite productions. Please click here for further information.
Friends of the Walters Residential Community
- The Friends of the Walters Residential Community is a support group that meets several times a year to explore ways in which parents can assist our boarders. Parents of current boarders, along with their guardians and hosts, are invited to attend any of the meetings throughout the year. Please click here for further information.
Don Fraser Club
- The Don Fraser Club was established in 1986 by a group of old boys who were staunch supporters of sport at the School and its members are parents and old boys who support rowing in particular. Parents of any boy who rows at Christ Church is automatically a member. The DFC supports Steve Saunders with the weekly regattas, camps and any fundraising that is needed to replace equipment for the rowers. The Don Fraser Club builds fellowship among the parent group. Activities involve the organisation of camp breakfasts, weekly fruit preparation at regattas, the yearly quiz night and manure drive fundraisers, monthly meetings to organise events throughout the season, pasta nights and the Head of the River dinner. Please click here for further information.
Pilgrimage of Hope
- The Pilgrimage of Hope takes groups of students, parents and staff and from a number of schools across Australia to serve with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity Sisters, in Kolkata, Fiji, Alice Springs, Bali and Nepal. Volunteer help would be greatly appreciated at busy times, which often occur in the last few weeks before a pilgrimage. Duties would include, word processing, assisting with the sale of optional uniform extras, sorting and labelling the uniform shirts, to be collected from the office by pilgrims, assisting with the collection and sorting of donations, assisting at meetings (which are usually on a Sunday evening from 4.30pm-7.30pm). This would involve co-ordinating the shared meal at the end of the meeting (heating food, getting everything out on tables, cleaning up afterwards). If you are interested in volunteering with the Pilgrimage of Hope, please contact Brother James at email@example.com. To view the POH website, click here.