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The Woodcliff Lake PFA is looking for volunteers to help make the 2018-2019 school year the best it can be! 

Opportunities abound for class parents, enrichment chairs, event planning, fundraising and more!

Please review the descriptions below to learn more about open positions and then sign up by clicking the volunteer link at the bottom of the webpage.

Already know what you want to do?  Click HERE to skip directly to the volunteer form and sign up today!

Your time and talents MAKE A DIFFERENCE! 

Ways and Means

(PFA Board Co-Chairs Vanessa Iseman, Adriana Maniscalco, Jamie Weinstein)


Kidstuff Books (August-September 2018)

Help coordinate the order, distribution and collection of proceeds for Kidstuff coupon books.

Parking Space Raffle (DES & WMS - Fall 2018)

Save time and skip the line! Who wouldn’t like the chance to win a reserved parking spot—one of two upstairs at Dorchester and one of two by the Middle School—for school pickup? Help collect raffles online and choose the lucky winners!

Book Fair (DES - Fall 2018)
Faculty, parents and children all love Scholastic Book Fairs. Help children select favorite books at Dorchester and Woodcliff Middle School

Trunk or Treat (DES and WMS - Fall 2018)
A Halloween celebration with festive decorations, games, candy and fun prizes for all! Volunteer to help with setup of the Haunted Classroom and organize the event, or help coordinate the teacher and parent cars.

Holiday Boutique (DES – Fall / Winter 2018)
Give students the gift of giving and volunteer at our in-school holiday boutique.  

Raffle Committee (Fall 2018-Spring 2019)

Help collect raffle prizes, coordinate neighborhood baskets or wrap baskets for our big parents’ night out fundraiser.

Parents’ Night Out (Spring 2019) 

Our biggest fundraiser of the year – a night on the town for our parents and faculty, with dancing, food and fun. Help make this a fun and successful night that benefits our schools!

Harlem Wizards Family Night (Spring 2019) 

A night of basketball that fun for the whole family!  Cheer on our faculty as they take on the pros, all for a good cause.  Volunteers are needed to help with promotion, ticket sales, event set up and coordination.

Art to Remember (DES - Spring 2019)
Kids' artwork is featured on creative items designed for purchase.  

Field Day (DES – Spring 2019)

Be a part of the students’ favorite day of the school year! Help coordinate activities, order t-shirts, and create a day of fun for everyone.

School Supplies (Spring-Summer 2019)
Work with the schools and our vendor to create lists of schools supplies for each grade, and set up packages for parents to order. Make back-to-school shopping that much easier for our families.        

Box Tops (Full Year)
Help the kids earn money for our schools through Box Tops for Education.  Coordinate periodic contests with the school to collect Box Tops and redeem them for supplies for our schools

School Spirit Wear (Full School Year)
Wear your blue and gold with pride! Help us further develop our spirit wear program, with online or in person sales. 

Fundraising Event Committee (Full School Year)
Want to help out with multiple Ways & Means events? Have some great ideas?  Join our committee and help us make our events even better for the community.

Sponsorship Committee (Full School Year)
Help us get local area sponsors for our Harlem Wizards and Parents Night Out events and directory.



(PFA Board Co-Chairs DES: Jodi Tesser, Liz Sagat

WMS: Lisa Friend (Assemblies), Cristen Giblin (Social Events)


Kindergarten Popsicle Social (DES - Summer 2018)
Coordinate the very first activity for our incoming students! 

5th Grade Committee

5th Grade Moving On/Giving Back Committee (Full year) 

Work with DES and WMS faculty and staff to coordinate social events, philanthropic projects, Spirit Week and community service events for the 5th Grade as they transition to the Middle School.

WCMS Career Day (June 2019)

6th Grade – Dance and End-of-the-Year Pool Party (Winter 2018, Spring 2019)

7th Grade - End-of-the-Year Pool Party (Spring 2019)

8th Grade - Mixer with Montvale (Spring 2019)  



(PFA Board Co-Chairs Samara Rothchild, Kaman Po) 


Pizza Service (DES & WMS – Full School Year)
Serve pizza in Dorchester or Woodcliff during the school year.  Sign up as a pizza service volunteer and be assigned to a team that will serve pizza 3-4 times per year, or put your name on the list as a periodic substitute.



(PFA Board Co-Chairs Maria Svecak, Nicole Paikin)


After-School Enrichment Programs (DES - Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions)
Fall, winter and spring seasons of after-school enrichments have something for everyone! From Chess to Zumba to Animal Adventures and Video Game Design, the kids have a blast learning, doing and laughing. Help make these activities special and rewarding for the Dorchester families.

Birthday Books (DES - Fall 2018)
A great way to commemorate your child(ren)’s birthday!  Parents can celebrate their child’s special day by donating a book to the library in his/her honor.



(PFA Board Co-Chairs Francesca Ippolito, Adela Balducci)


Holiday Faculty Breakfast (DES & WMS – December 2018)
Organize a breakfast for our teachers and faculty to wish them well for the holidays.

Teacher Appreciation Week (DES & WMS – May 2019)
Help deliver a week of snacks, gifts and other displays of our appreciation for our faculty coinciding with National Teacher Appreciation Day.



(PFA Board Co-Chairs Jennifer Abramowitz, Debbie Portnoy)


Pajama Parade (DES & WMS - Fall 2018)

Fulfill the needs of children in foster care by filling backpacks with items from their wish list.

Halloween Candy Drive (DES & WMS - Fall 2018)
Help us collect left-over Halloween candy for donation to a local hospital.

Toy and Book Giveaway (DES & WMS - Winter 2018)
Play a major part in collecting and distributing holiday gifts to less fortunate children.

Book Drive (DES & WMS – Early Spring 2019)

Help collect books for donation to under-resourced schools.

Library Aides (DES & WMS - Full School Year)
Assist our librarian by shelving and checking books. 

Community Service Days (DES & WMS - Full School Year)

Bring your ideas and work with the administration to help our community and our world.

Book Fair (DES - Spring 2019) 

Coordinate, set up and help sell books at our Annual Buy-One/Get-One book fair so our kids can get books for summer reading.




Fall Fest – Dorchester (Fall 2018)

Help make this annual family event even better! Assist with event prep and set-up, activities, decorations and more!

Class Parent - Dorchester (Full School Year)
Play an active role in the classrooms by planning student parties during the school year and communicating PFA events and important messages via email.

Grade Level Class Parent Captain (Full School Year)

We need two lead class parents for each grade to help select and coordinate grade-level activities for the class parties.



Middle School Activities (Full School Year)
Want to get involved in the PFA's Middle School activities? Want to be a class correspondent and help spread PFA News? Sign up and join us in enriching the kids' 6th, 7th, and 8th grade experience!




Want to be involved but not sure of your schedule? Join our list of volunteers so you can have
the opportunity to participate when events draw near! From helping us flesh out new ideas to

photography to event planning, graphic design to marketing and PR, check out all the options
and let us know how we can count on you to make the PFA even better.

Please note: We will reach out later in the school year regarding events/activities/programs not currently included on this form.

Join the PFA and help enrich our kids’ school experience.
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 and fill out our online volunteer form and sign up today!