Volunteer

Please fill out our  Volunteer Interest Form to let us know what talents you can share with our school community, even if you only have just 1-2 hours per grading period to volunteer. Volunteers are vital to the success of Edna Brewer. If you are ready to commit to a specific event or program, please let us know. If you are unsure about which events or programs to support, we can help match your time availability, interests and expertise to a specific event or program.

Here are some ways to get involved:

  • Fill out the Volunteer Interest Form.
  • Browse volunteer opportunities below.
  • Attend a PTSA meeting. For dates, please see our online school calendar.
  • Sign up for the Brewer Blast (our weekly email newsletter) and follow “Edna Brewer Middle School” on Facebook to keep abreast of current volunteer opportunities.
  • Join the “PTSA Group” on Schoology and set it to receive notifications.
  • If you are working in classrooms when students are present, you will need to register as a classroom volunteer.
ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION
AUCTION@EDNABREWER.NET

Let us know how you can help with the 2019 Auction via the Auction Volunteer Interest Form.

BURGERS ‘N BINGO NIGHT
BINGO@EDNABREWER.NET

One of Brewer’s most exciting community events is Burger ‘N’ Bingo night in the fall.  Have fun organizing the event with teachers and other parents, and then enjoy an evening of food and fun with teachers and Brewer families. This is a fall event.

CAREER DAY
ALICE.PHILIPS@OUSD.ORG

Professionals from our community engage our students through interactive presentations. One of them could be you! Or a friend or relative! Do not underestimate the impact that your story and insights may have on the life of a student. The students benefit so much from knowing that there are options for them, and they learn from your experience in life.

CLASSROOM LIBRARY GUARDIAN

Nurture the love of reading for 30 children next year by becoming a library guardian in your student’s Advisory / SSR class. The commitment includes one afternoon training and 5 afternoons (after school on your choice of days) throughout the year in your student’s Advisory / SSR class after student dismissal.

CULTURE NIGHT
ALICE.PHILIPS@OUSD.ORG

Contact Ms. Philips to help with our yearly fall multi-cultural pot luck and talent showcase!

DADS’ CLUB
DADSCLUB@EDNABREWER.NET

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE
INCLUSION@EDNABREWER.NET

 

DRAMA
JANA.MAIURI@OUSD.ORG

Help with drama at Edna Brewer.  Be part of making something extraordinary happen at the school this year!

FALL REGISTRATION
PRESIDENT@EDNABREWER.NET

Parents, Guardians, and responsible 7th & 8th Students are encouraged to help out at a registration table to help keep lines short. This is a great way to meet other families.

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
FUNDRAISING@EDNABREWER.NET

The money that our PTSA raises each year will help fund our highly-acclaimed music program, our dramatic and visual arts programs, teacher stipends for class supplies, teacher mini-grants, 8th grade promotion activities, field trips, peer tutoring, after-school programs, school beautification, student advancement activities, teacher appreciation, healthy snacks for kids, and more.

MUSIC
MUSIC@EDNABREWER.NET

Assist our music teachers Zack Pitt-Smith and  Stephanie Holmes with concerts, classroom volunteer recruitment (including  musicians to act as student mentors), and administrative tasks.

PRIDE STORE
PRIDESTORE@EDNABREWER.NET

On the second Friday of each month at lunch, kids will have a chance to redeem Pride Tickets they have earned by demonstrating positive behavior while on campus for snacks and prizes (*two* items of any ticket value)The Pride Store relies on volunteers, and it’s a great way to meet students and staff.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENT OUTREACH
TOURS@EDNABREWER.NET

Help organize, or be a volunteer tour guide for our fall school tours for prospective families.

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL

The Edna Brewer School Site Council (SSC) is a group of teachers, parents, and classified employees that works with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets who meet the third Tuesday of each month, in the Library from 5 pm – 6 pm.

TEACHER APPRECIATION
APPRECIATION@EDNABREWER.NET

Join parents to show our appreciation and support for our teachers throughout the school year.  We provide snacks to teachers at their combined monthly meeting – the second Monday of every month, and other special events.

VISUAL ARTS
ARTPARENTS@EDNABREWER.NET

Help with the Visual Arts Program at Edna Brewer.  Be part of making something extraordinary happen at the school this year!