Silver Spring Day School is an MCPS approved Student Service Learning site and volunteer opportunities involve supervising and interacting with young children ages 2–7 years of age.
Assistance with Fundraising Events *
Octoberfest, Saturday October 20, 10:30am-2:30pm - 4 hours

Student Volunteer Responsibilities

Applicant Information

Octoberfest Student Volunteers will:

  • respect teachers, staff, parents, children and other student volunteers
  • follow instructions from teachers, staff and parent volunteers
  • arrive on time
  • keep a watchful eye on children and report any issues to a parent volunteer immediately
  • adhere to the “no cell phone allowed at any time” rule (unless approved by teacher)
  • stay with their assigned group at all times; an assignment will be made at the beginning of the day
  • maintain flexibility as responsibilities may vary
  • adhere to all program policies and guidelines

If a student volunteer is unable to follow the above guidelines or perform the tasks assigned to them, they may be dismissed from the program at anytime.

Festival Hours

  • 11 AM - 2 PM (volunteer hours: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
  • Colesville Presbyterian Church, 12800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring
Detailed Schedule

Sign in, check on job assignment and begin set up

Possible duties include (but not limited to):  setting up table games, playing games with children, awarding prizes, organizing art supplies and artwork, maintaining grounds and cleaning up trash.

Student volunteers will set up their station with help from parent volunteer and remain there for the duration of festival.  Switching to another station is allowed only if the parent volunteer coordinator has approved a change AND all other job requirements have been fulfilled.

Student volunteers will remain at assigned station until clean up time

IMPORTANT:  due to several acute allergies, SSDS follows a strict NO NUTS policy for foods.  While at SSDS, no one (teacher, student volunteer, or  program participant) is permitted to eat any foods made with nuts.

If all duties have been satisfactorily completed, student volunteers will be dismissed by a teacher.  At the end of the day the student must report to the Program Coordinator for follow up.

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Parent/Guardian Information


I understand/acknowledge that SSDS student volunteers are: *
offered SSL hours only
not offered stipends by SSDS
Silver Spring Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, or learning differences.