There are a wide range of opportunities to help our school.  You can sign up to volunteer using our General Volunteer Form or sign up for an upcoming event using one of the links below.

New links and updates will be added as we move through the school year!   So check back often! Questions about volunteering?   Please contact Anne Yanow, Volunteer Coordinator.

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Community & Outreach Events

School Tours: School tours have been scheduled for October 16th, November 13th, and December 4th.  We are looking for a parents from each department to help guide the tours together with a few students.  Click HERE to sign up!  

Holiday Cookie Boxes! Our long-standing tradition of giving gift boxes of cookies and candies to the Ruth Asawa SOTA staff and faculty is a treasured one. We amass donated items and then assemble the treat boxes to distribute to our much-appreciated community of teachers, staff, security guards, janitors, including the SF Academy!   Click HERE to sign up to donate treats and to help with the assembly of the boxes.



SHOWS in 2017-2018

To reserve or purchase tickets or find out more information about the shows, please visit the SOTA Shows Website.

Piano Concert:  Our first Piano Recital of the year will feature our fabulous pianists performing a variety of classical and modern pieces, as well as original compositions.  We are a small department, so parents and students from all departments are more than welcome to lend a hand!  Help with ushering and concessions. Friday, December 1st at 7:30pm. Click HERE to sign up!   ***

Sweeney Todd:  The Theatre Department is looking for a few volunteers to support the performances of Sweeney Todd in the Studio Theatre on December 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th & 16th at 7:30pm.  Click HERE to sign up!  ***

Opera:  An Opera from Post-Apocalyptic America.  A unique evening of music from Asawa SOTA Vocal & Instrumental Music. Students from Vocal Music, Band and Orchestra present an original mash-up of two classics, Amahl & the Night Visitors (Gian Carlo Menotti) and The Magic Flute (Mozart).  Friday, Dec 15th & Sat, Dec 16th at 7:30pm. Click HERE to sign up to volunteer! ***

Holiday Spectacular:  A fabulous all-arts-departments show featuring a live broadcast of the 1964 "Ted Sullyvan Holiday Spectacular" from NYC, with performances by IM, MT, CW, Dance, Vocal, WM & WD, Media, Tech and Theatre, with stunning gallery installations by A&D and Visual, and an exciting special prizes drawing at both shows! Wed, Dec 20th & Thurs, Dec 21st at 7:30pm.   Click HERE to sign up.  ***

*** Indicates Student Volunteer Opportunity. IM Students can receive community service credit.

The PROMO TEAM is looking for volunteers to help spread the word about all our amazing shows through out the school year! That means putting up posters and distributing postcards on bulletin board in cafes, libraries, etc. in your neighborhood or work place.  

The PROMO TEAM is also looking for tech-savvy volunteers to help with our digital outreach. It's a lot of fun and really helps our students and teachers.

Click HERE to volunteer!

Questions?  Contact Pamela Wellner,  Promo Team Coordinator

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Help make our school more beautiful!  Once a month on a Saturday morning, the community gathers to help with the general maintenance needs of our school, create beautiful murals, garden and just tidy up!

Our next Beautification Day is coming up on Saturday December 2nd from 10am-2pm.  Link to volunteer to be posted shortly!  NOTE: Student Volunteer Opportunity. IM Students can receive community service credit.

Questions?  Contact David Fortescue or Rebecca Dickherber, Beautification Team Coordinators