Webster Elementary PTA is an active volunteer community. Your involvement is how our PTA stays strong and how our children achieve success. No effort is too small!
Please read the descriptions of our various volunteer opportunities below, then select your preferences in the form below.
Book Fair: Work with the Book Fair Chair to assist in set up, take down, and work in the book fair itself. Timeline: 1 week in December
Copy Committee: Make copies for teachers and work with staff to maintain copy room. Timeline: Year Round – approx 1 hour/ week
Decorating/Bulletin Boards: Coordinate and design the displays on the bulletin boards around campus with seasonal themes, art, and community news. Timeline: Year Round
Disaster Preparedness: Maintain student and staff emergency kits. Work to improve the Emergency Preparedness plan and procedures for PDMSS. Timeline: Year Round
Drop-off/Pick-up Line: Nothing is more important than the safety of our children. Volunteers are needed everyday to help direct traffic, assist students in and out of cars and ensure that all traffic and safety rules are observed. Day-Glo vests provided free for all volunteers! Timeline: Year Round –Choose your day(s)
E-Fundraising: Promote enrollment and usage of eScrip, Shoparoo, etc., among family and friends of Webster Elementary. Timeline: Year Round
Environmental Action Team: Help organize and plan recycling efforts at Webster, i.e., trash free lunch days, battery collection, Cartridges for Kids. Work with staff and Student Council to empower Webster students and families to be better stewards of our planet. Timeline: Year Round
Evening Event: Our Gala Fundraiser is the highlight of the year for Webster parents. This event requires many volunteers, including several of its own committees to work on decorations, set-up, soliciting donations for the auction, art moms to help create classroom art projects, advertisement, and promotion. Timeline: September-March
Family Nights: Organize fun family nights with music, food and entertainment for our parents and children. Past events have included movie nights, bingo night, Science night, and our traditional Multi-cultural dinner. Timeline: approx. 4 events during the School Year…can specify if interested in one particular event.
Field Day: Help organize and plan an all-school celebration of wild and wacky races and activities, run by parents, and dedicated to fun and fitness. Timeline: May
Harvest of the Month/Gardening Angels Program: Help your child’s classroom teacher by being the leader of the green movement and providing support during classroom gardening, cultivating, weeding and harvesting. Timeline: Year Round – Choose your day
Halloween Parade: Assist in the set-up and clean up of our fun filled Halloween Parade. Timeline: October 31st.
Hospitality: This committee organizes and provides refreshments for various school functions. Examples include Back to School Night, PTA meetings and Staff Luncheons. Your involvement could range from setting up and decorating for an event or simply providing a favorite dish or refreshments. Timeline: Year Round
Jog-a-thon: The jog-a-thon is one of Webster PTA’s biggest fundraisers and a fun day of exercise & games for the students. Timeline: October
Kindergarten Roundup: Participate in the the orientation program for prospective parents and their children that includes activities for the children, a school tour and refreshments.
Library: Assist our librarian in shelving and checking in/out books, processing new books and other jobs as needed. Timeline: Year Round – Choose your day(s)
Lunch and Recess Duty: Volunteers needed during lunch and recess to watch over students, making safety a top priority. Timeline: Year Round – Choose your day(s)
Office Assistants: Help Cecelia and Linda in the office with phones, filing, Xeroxing, etc. Timeline: Year Round – Choose your day
Parent Enrichment: Help organize and schedule lectures and programs on parent/child issues important to our Webster parent community. Timeline: Year Round
Publicity Team: Be part of the team that keeps Webster covered in our local papers! We need people to take pictures and forward them with captions to our PTA Historian and Media Rep, who will send them in to the Malibu Newspapers. Timeline: Year Round
Red Ribbon Week: Help plan and organize a month of activities for this national program that is dedicated to creating awareness of the problems related to the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. Help to organize and support healthy lifestyle activities for our youth. Timeline: October
Reflections: A state PTA sponsored themed art contest that promotes creativity in the arts through literature, photography, visual arts, dance, film and video, theater and music. Responsible for inspiring student artists, promoting contest, displaying art, and participating in state or national competitions when necessary. Timeline: September-November
Science Committee: The Webster Science Lab Committee needs a group of enthusiastic parents to donate some of their time and energy to oversee and implement hands-on scientific experiments. No scientific experience necessary! Timeline: Year Round
Spirit Wear: Organizes sales promoting school spirit wear (i.e. monogrammed merchandise, including sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats and scarfs) throughout the year. Track inventory and create new designs and items to sell. Timeline: Year Round
Teacher Appreciation Week: Schedule and coordinate teacher appreciation activities for the first week in May. Usually includes a lunch, among other things. This is an opportunity for students and parents to thank teachers, staff and specialists through various activities and gestures. Timeline: April/May
Volunteer Coordinator: Communicate with our awesome room parents about what’s going on at Webster…check in with current volunteers…and get the word out when we need extra help for specific events. Timeline: Year Round
Yearbook: The Webster Elementary yearbook is published at the end of the year and includes all the class pictures and many memories of the year. The Yearbook Committee coordinates the project and layout and works with the yearbook publisher. Committee members take photographs of school events throughout the year, and create page layouts for each grade and school event. Timeline: Year Round – Yearbook Layout: February – April
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