Twenty-Eighth Street Elementary Volunteer Opportunities

BOOST MENTOR: Work one on one with a student using an individualized lesson plan designed by the BOOST instructor. The plans are placed in easy to use student folder that directs the mentor and student in the lesson for the day. 

Number of volunteers needed: No Limit / The more the better!

There are sessions available Monday-Thursday during the following times:


READING BUDDIES: (Monday-Friday, 1400-1430) – Work with students in 3rd-5th grade in a one on one tutorial session to assist with math and reading skills. The classroom teacher will provide the work.

Number of volunteers needed: Max of 5

PHYSICAL EDUCATION ASSISTANS/MONITORS: (Monday-Friday) – Assist P.E. Coach with monitoring students and work with students one on one or in small groups as directed by P.E. Coach.

0900-0945 – 2nd grade
0945-1030 – 1st grade
1030-1115 – 5th grade
1145-1230 – 4th grade
1230-1315 – 3rd grade
1315-1400 – kindergarten

Number of volunteers needed: 1 per class period each day.

MORNING DUTY: (Monday-Friday, 0655-0730) Monitors are needed each day to assist with unloading buses and monitoring students in the cafeteria to see that everyone arrives safely and gets the day off to a good start. most of our students are bus riders, which means about 375 of them arrive at the same time. We have to feed each of them and get them to class by 0730 each day.

Number of volunteers needed: 10 (2 each day)

HEALTHY CART: (Friday, 1100-1230) Assist P.T.A. with preparing concessoins and sales of healthy snacks during recess.

Number of volunteers requested: 2

AFTER SCHOOL DAYCARE: (Monday-Friday, 1500-1730) Assist students with completing homework and interact with students in free play activities, checkers, computers, games, etc.

Number of volunteers needed: 1-2 per day

OFFICE MONITOR: (Monday-Friday, 1500-1530) Secretaries leave at 1500 each day. Assistance is needed with answereing phones and recording messages for staff. The principal and many teachers are in the building, but are often not in the office area and miss important phone calls from parents or district staff. The role of the person will be to act as an answering service and write messages.

Number of volunteers needed: 1 per day with Tuesdays being the highest priority.

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