Welcome to the Tatum Ridge PALS Volunteer page! 

We LOVE our Tatum Terrific Volunteers here at Tatum Ridge Elementary. Tatum is a wonderful and successful school and the help of our volunteers is part of what makes it so. Therefore, if you are already a volunteer, thank you. If you are not, see below on how to become a volunteer and for upcoming volunteer opportunities. 


If you have any questions feel free to contact the volunteer in charge of the volunteer program here at Tatum Ridge, Melissa Reichel at tatumvolunteer@gmail.com.

 The first step to volunteering at Tatum Ridge Elementary School is becoming a PALS approved volunteer.  To find out how to get approved, please read our FAQ page.  Click here for FAQ's  

Tatum Ridge

Volunteer Orientation**


Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 ---  7:30 - 8:30 pm --- Media Center

***This will be the ONLY EVENING Volunteer Orientation offered this school year.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 --- 8:30 – 9:30 am --- Media Center

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 --- 8:30 – 9:30 am  --- Media Center

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 --- 8:30 – 9:30 am --- Media Center

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 --- 8:30 – 9:30 am ---  Media Center

Friday, March 3, 2017  ----  8:30 – 9:30 am  --- Media Center

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 --- 8:30 – 9:30 am ---  Media Center

**These dates and times are subject to change



here for the Tatum Ridge Volunteer Orientation Sign Up


 Sarasota County School Board requires volunteers to attend a Volunteer Orientation. Whether you are a new or returning volunteer, if you have not attended Volunteer Orientation at Tatum Ridge before (you only need to attend once, not yearly), you can sign up at the front desk or by emailing tatumvolunteer@gmail.com.

 If you have any questions please contact: 

Melissa Reichel, Tatum Ridge Volunteer Volunteer Coordinator

  at tatumvolunteer@gmail.com

 There is always some type of activity going on for which we need volunteers!  To sign up to volunteer, please click on the link for an opportunity or we have sign-up sheets located in the wall bin by the PALS computer at the front desk.

Upcoming volunteer opportunities:

"Please click on the links below for more information and to possibly sign up for an event. There are descriptions of the events and what will be needed of volunteers in the links."  


Click to link to the Sarasota County Schools Volunteers and Partnerships office

This page has all sorts of information on volunteering in Sarasota County Schools:

Click on this link to a pdf about becoming a Level 2 Volunteer 

If you have any questions, please contact the Tatum Ridge Volunteer Coordinator at tatumvolunteer@gmail.com.

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9/19/2019 - Student Ambassadors Meeting

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9/23/2019 - SAC Meeting

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