For over 140 years, IC Parish has offered a values-based education to the children of the parish and surrounding area. This mission requires support from parents, dedicated volunteers, and the parish as a whole. Listed here are several ways we can become even more active in the future and growth of IC School.
Stewardship opportunity: To build relationships between the faculty and staff at Immaculate Conception School and school families; to raise funds to help with school projects; to sponsor events that enrich the school atmosphere.
Talent/Gift to offer: All gifts and talents are welcomed and appreciated.
Time commitment: Membership is open to all Immaculate Conception School families. The PTO meets two to four times per year in the evening and needs many volunteers at fundraising events throughout the school year.
Treasure/Blessing received: To develop relationships among clergy, school faculty, and parents to help further the mission of the school to provide a Catholic education to our youth.
School Marketing & Enrollment Committee
Stewardship opportunity: Work to promote IC School and what it can offer to those in the community. The committee works toward maintaining and increasing current school enrollment.
Talent/Gift to offer: A strong commitment and love for IC School. The gift of time is the most valuable. Marketing and graphic art experience is always welcome.
Time commitment: Two hours per month for meetings. Additional time to assist with various events throughout the year to help promote the school.
Treasure/Blessing received: The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to maintain a tradition of Catholic education. Meeting new people and making new friends. Encouraging new families to enroll in the school and knowing you helped this happen.
School Fundraising Committee
Stewardship opportunity: To help raise funds for the school.
Talent/Gift to offer: A strong commitment and love for IC School. An accounting background is helpful. Parishioners with creative ideas and a willingness to help raise funds for the school are always needed.
Time commitment: Attendance at meetings, volunteering to coordinate, and help at various fundraising events.
Treasure/Blessing received: Knowing you helped the school to be on strong financial footing. Enabling more students to receive a quality Catholic education.
School Cafeteria Volunteer
Stewardship opportunity: To assist in serving lunch to the elementary students at Immaculate Conception. Volunteers will provide a model for stewardship to the students. The volunteers will also have the opportunity to share their faith by helping others.
Talent/Gift to offer: A love for children and an interest in making sure all students eat a healthy meal.
Time commitment: One hour each time you volunteer. All volunteers who serve children are required to be in compliance with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Decree on Child Protection by attending a VIRTUS child protection session, reading monthly bulletins, and passing an online background check.
Treasure/Blessing received: The smiles and thank-you’s from the students are a wonderful blessing. The opportunity to meet other parishioners.
Stewardship opportunity: To help the faculty and staff of Immaculate Conception School in various capacities. Current volunteer opportunities include: assisting individual students, helping in the library, organizing and implementing a special interest lunch club, collecting and organizing box tops, and coaching various teams.
Talent/Gift to offer: An interest and love for children is the primary gift required. An educational background or being a parent are helpful. Special talents or skills to share with special interest groups for older students are welcomed. The knowledge of a sport to help coach a team.
Time commitment: The time is determined by the area chosen by the volunteer and the volunteer’s schedule. All volunteers who serve children are required to be in compliance with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Decree on Child Protection by attending a VIRTUS child protection session, reading monthly bulletins, and passing an online background check.
Treasure/Blessing received: Watching the children progress and learn new skills. The smiles and hugs are given often. Knowing that you are helping to provide a faith-based education to children. Introducing new areas of interest to students and seeing students acquire new skills and talents.