You can make a donation by mailing a check to:
Milwaukee Chinese Community Center
P.O. Box 664
Brookfield, Wi. 53008-0664
Many of the activities that make Cricket Academy special are only possible with the help and leadership of the parents of our students. The list below indicates our current needs.
(Oct.-Jan.): Responsibilities include coordinating the efforts of committee members in the areas of food, crafts, games, fundraising, and a written program using past celebrations as a template.
(Oct.-Jan.): Volunteers are needed to help plan and prepare in the areas of food, games, crafts, fundraising, program, and clean up for this annual Saturday morning event.
member (April/May): Volunteers are needed to plan and prepare food, a written program, gifts of appreciation, and clean up for this annual event.
(date to be determined): This is a new event for Cricket Academy. Responsibilities include working with Board committees (Fundraising, Marketing, and Finance) to develop and plan a fundraising event with the intention of raising $750 or more. Work with volunteers to implement event.
(date to be determined): Volunteers are needed to assist in planning, marketing, and implementing a fundraising event.
(ongoing): Assist Executive Director in securing volunteers for various committees as well as handling smaller one-time volunteer recruitment and training for tasks such as envelope stuffing and craft preparation.
(ongoing): Responsibilities include working with the Executive Director and Board to develop and implement a comprehensive plan designed to maintain a strong base of Criquet alumni involvement and support.
(ongoing): Work with Marketing Committee to identify places and events likely to draw families with young children. Promote Criquet Academy's programs for children of that age group.
(ongoing): Responsibilities include surveying parents to identify possible topics, identifying and securing speakers and/or moderators, and scheduling meetings. This group has historically focused on issues surrounding the topic of international adoption.
(ongoing): Maintain and update the Cricket Academy website.
(ongoing): Responsibilities include acting as the liaison between Cricket Academy and Paychex, collecting and submitting all required employment forms, calculating and reporting hours for each pay period, and attending to payroll issues as needed.
(every Sunday afternoon when classes are in session): Support classroom teacher in presentation of curriculum by helping with all aspects of running the class including set-up, clean-up, assisting with students' needs, gathering materials from cabinets, meeting with teacher and class level coordinator to go over lesson plan, and maintaining communication with parents.
(ongoing): Occasionally substitute for a Classroom Volunteer (see description above) as needed.
If you have a particular talent, interest, or skill that you think would be of value to Cricket Academy and are willing to share, please let us know!