• Volunteers make a huge difference on our middle school campus, whether working directly with teachers and students, providing an additional adult presence at lunch and before school, or helping with special events.


    Volunteer & Field Trip Chaperone Training

    Entrenamiento de Voluntarios y acompañantes de viaje

    Contact our Community Assistant, Madelyn Velasquez, for more information and to apply

    via phone: (626)396-5680 x70026


    email: velasquezmartinez.ma@pusd.us

    Volunteer applications are available in the school office. 

    All volunteers must have:

    • volunteer application and Statement of Confidentiality on file in the main office.
    • A current TB clearance is required for all volunteers working on campus
    • Any volunteers working with students who are NOT under the direct supervision of a teacher must complete a Child Safety Background Check (fingerprinting).  

    Click here for a copy of the PUSD Volunteer Handbook.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Families, neighbors, local businesses- Here are some of the ways you can help to support Eliot Arts:

    Join the PTA - Becoming a PTA member means being an active part of the community of parents and teachers working together to support our school and our students. Annual dues are $10/member and can be paid in cash (ask for a receipt) or by checksmade payable to "Eliot PTA." Envelopes to join are available in the main office.

    Chaperone - Help chaperone a field trip (various dates available) or the overnight Read-a-Thon sleepover in the library!

    Book Fairs - Help staff the fall or spring book fair.

    Grade Level Committees - Work with other parents in your child's grade level to keep parents informed about school activities and events. Great way to get to know other families and help bring our community closer together.

    Annual Fund - Eliot Arts' new Annual Fund will focus on raising money from the school community, alumni, partners, foundations and local businesses to ensure the sustainability of our arts integration programs. Will plan a special fundraising event.

    Garden Helper- Help maintain our urban garden.

    Student Store - Help staff the student store so that we can keep it open, selling healthy snacks at nutrition break

    Lunch Monitor / Hallway Monitor - The presence of additional adults on campus helps middle school kids live up to our high expectations for them. Flexible time commitment.

    Refreshments - Do you like to feed people? Let us know if we can contact you to bring refreshments for school events, meetings, bake sales, teacher appreciation, etc.