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Project Description:
Subject to Change

The Tatnuck Magnet project seeks to install a sensory pathway for students to be able to access and well as complete some interior painting and cleanup.

Site Managers:

Director: Céili Donnelly Site Managers: Danielle Nutter
Janelle Clancy


1083 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA, USA

Start Time: 

April 13th at 10am

Welcome to Year 12:

Tatnuck Magnet School

Welcome to Build Day 2024, We are Excited to Have You Volunteer On Build Day! On this Page You Will Find Detailed Information About the Project, Including Building Instructions, Materials and Tools We Are Using. 


Volunteer Tasks and Assignments:

Below is a Detailed Overview of The Assignments on Build Day That Volunteers Will Do. 

Project Overview:

Enhance the school environment with a sensory pathway, interior painting, outdoor pavement painting, and installing swings. Cleanup activities are also planned to revitalize the school's outdoor spaces.

April 12- Build Day Prep:
  • Tool pickup and delivery of mulch, bushes, rakes, shovels, and swing installation tools.

Project #1: Sensory Pathway

Activity Leader: Danielle Nutter/Janelle Clancy

Objective: Create a sensory pathway using a sticker kit to enhance the school's indoor environment.


  • Clean the floor where the stencils will be placed.

  • Follow the directions provided with the sensory path sticker kit to apply stickers to the hallway floor and wall.

Tools Needed: Sensory path sticker kit, floor cleaning supplies

Volunteers Needed: 3/34

Project #2: Cleanup

Activity Leader: Céili Donnelly

Objective: Clean up the school's front area and playground, and enhance the landscaping with new mulch and bushes.


  • Rake leaves and debris from the front of the school and playground.

  • Apply mulch to playground areas and front landscaping.

  • Plant 3 bushes in designated spots in front of the school.

Tools Needed: 20 rakes, 8 shovels, 3 bushes, 20 bags of mulch, 30 gardening gloves, 20 large trash bags

Volunteers Needed: 15/34

Project #4: Swing Set Installation

Activity Leader: Céili Donnelly/ W4W

Objective: Install 3 new swings to provide additional outdoor activities for students.


  • Installation to be done before/after Build Day.

  • Coordinate with the site devolpment team for delivery and installation requirements.

Tools Needed: Provided with swings; details to be confirmed.

Volunteers Needed: 5/34 (Installation done prior to Build Day)

Project #5: Outdoor Blacktop Painting

Activity Leader: Céili Donnelly

Objective: Create engaging and colorful games and paths on the outdoor pavement.


  • Clean and prepare the pavement surface.

  • Use measuring tapes and chalk to outline games and paths.

  • Paint foursquare, hopscotch, paths, handprints, and footprints using water-based latex paint.

  • Wash brushes and rollers using coffee cans filled with water.

Tools Needed: Water-based latex paint (7 gallons, various colors), 8 rollers, 15 paint brushes, 2 measuring tapes, 4 pieces of white chalk, 8 coffee cans

Volunteers Needed: 5/34

Volunteer Management
  • Parking Situation: Large parking lot on site is available for volunteers.

  • Volunteer Transport: Transportation provided by 3 cars between the project director and 2 site managers.

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