Duties of Vice President

PTO Vice President Job Description


  • Desire to serve the PTO, the school, and ultimately the students
  • Understanding of the organization’s mission
  • Good listening skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Responsibilities:
  • Assist the president
  • Perform the duties of the president if the president is absent or unable to serve
  • Participate in executive board meetings and provide input for decisions
  • Be an ambassador for the PTO and the school

Additional duties as defined in the PTO’s bylaws/Common additional duties include:

  • Oversee committees, train committee chairpeople, and act as a liaison between committee chairpeople and the executive board
    • Oversee fundraising selection, planning, and evaluation
    • Oversee Spirit Wear
  • Lead the annual membership drive


Typical Monthly Tasks:

  • Participate in executive board meetings
  • Participate in general meetings

Typical Annual Tasks:

  • Familiarize yourself with Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Familiarize yourself with the PTO’s bylaws
  • Other tasks as designated by the executive board

Training and Resources:

  • One-on-one with outgoing vice president
  • PTO Today’s Leader’s Toolkit
  • Articles about vice president topics
  • Past files and examples
  • Computer files