Gauchos Reserve


Join the Gaucho Reserve!

The Gauchos Reserve is a group of parents and community members who are willing to pitch in for specific tasks for the school community as needed.

Gauchos Reserve is a project of the Student Activities Fund (ECHS’s non-profit umbrella fundraising organization for many of the school activity groups). SAF will maintain a list of folks to call, text, or email when help is needed.

How to join the Gauchos Reserve:

  • Email your name, cell phone number, email address, and task(s) you are willing to help out with to
  • Leave a message at the school main office number (510-231-2437, Option 0)
  • Sign up at school events where the Gaucho Reserve Sign Up sign is displayed
  • Questions? Call or leave a message with current SAF president, Karen Shebek, 510-541-7456, daytime only.


Here are some of the many types of tasks for which ECHS needs adult volunteer help during the school year:

  • Help out in the school main office (copying, filing)
  • Office tasks for school community projects (mailings, copying, data entry)
  • Prepare, bake, or serve food for school events
  • Shopping errands for community organizations
  • Provide rides to trips and tournaments/games
  • Chaperone at school dances and other activities
  • Use your pick-up truck or large van to pick up and deliver supplies
  • Volunteer at Golden Gate Fields Dollar Days
  • Work in the ECHS Community Garden
  • Volunteer at school events (chaperone, usher, help distribute  paperwork)
  • Help build sets or sew costumes for theater
  • Burn DVDs of performances for debate, theater, dance, music
  • Use your graphic design skills to create posters, flyers, programs, etc.
  • Assist teachers (paperwork, web support, mentoring, tutoring)
  • Mentoring students about college experience, work experience