Welcome to the Cold Spring Swift River PTO!
elchertown, MA


Help Wanted


Volunteer Opportunities 

The following events are coming up and helping hands are needed:
**Please note that a CORI check (Criminal Offender Record Information) is required**
If you're unsure if your CORI has expired, or if you have any questions, 
please check with the main office.

If you are unable to offer your time, but would like to help by making a donation, just click on  the button below. Every donation is be truly appreciated!

Your donation may be tax deductible! (check with your tax professional)




Volunteer Opportunities ~ The following committees are standing committees. Committee Members have no time commitment other than what they are able to offer. The Chairperson or persons from each committee must be voted in by a majority vote at a General Meeting by the general membership. Chairperson or persons then become a voting member of the Executive Board. Chairperson terms are for 2 years, or until they no longer have a child attending Cold Spring School and/or Swift River Elementary. Terms begin on July 1 of the year elected and continue until June 30 of the year the term expires. One member or Officer may serve as Chair or Co-Chair of more than one committee, but will have one vote as a member of the Executive Board, regardless of the number of committees chaired.

If you are interested in becoming an active member of this diverse organization,  or helping when you can, whether it is 5 minutes a month, for a single event, or to Chair a committee, please click on the committee name and e-mail the ways you would like to contribute!   

Publicity   Involves web site updates, newsletter creation, meeting notices, public relations, etc. Use your creativity to keep everyone up to date with the CSSR PTO happenings

Membership and Event Planning~   Committee is responsible for rallying members to join in actively to participate within the organization during the membership drive period of September - October each year. The committee also works together  planning and implementing Family Fun Events and enrichment programming. Do you have excellent inter-personal skills? Love a party? We need you!

School Spirit ~  This committee oversees the creations, purchase, and sale of logo items to generate school spirit and pride as well as revenues for the CSSR PTO general fund. Do you have a sales background? Sign right up! 

Teacher & Staff Appreciation ~  This committee works together to help plan, implement, and solicit corporate; business; and parent/caregiver participation for an event in May to thank the teachers and staff for all their hard work and dedication to our children. Great choice for people who love to plan parties! 

Fundraising ~  This committee works together to solicit and procure funding from various sources including local sponsors, grant awards, parents and caregivers, and any other area or funding that may become available to support our goals for the children. Grant Writing/Non Profit Experience? Good team player? Enjoy marketing? Not afraid to ask people to pitch in and help us help the schools? This may be the one for you!