FOPBE Needs You

FOPBE is dedicated to enhancing and enriching the learning environment for all students at Pacific Beach Elementary. We rely on your involvement and support and there are so many ways to get involved! We are seeking support in a variety of positions for the next school year. If you are interested, please contact co-Presidents Nicole and Elizabeth at

Help coordinate times with teachers and/or garden professionals for all PBE classes to engage in hands-on garden learning opportunities on a regular schedule for students; maintain and upkeep all facets of a functioning school garden; help facilitate the students harvest of garden food to serve in school as part of SDUSD’s Garden-to-Cafe program; have outdoor fun in nature with students!

Connect with local businesses to offer paid advertising/sponsorship opportunities. Use our existing email contacts and tiered sponsor program. Coordinate advertising for sponsors online, banners etc. Develop local business relationships and fundraising opportunities.

Design the yearbook! Responsible for gathering and organizing photos from major events. School pictures upload automatically. Coordinate with teachers and class parents for individual class photos. User-friendly online design program, helpful Jostens reps.

Manage volunteer-run art education program for all grade levels.  No art experience required.   All lessons are online so all that is needed is to create a monthly calendar of lessons for each grade level, help coordinate parent volunteers to help with lessons in the classroom and ensure supplies are available in the art room.  FOPBE provides an annual budget for art supplies.  At Open House, coordinate parent volunteers to help put up an art display to showcase student work.  Busiest at beginning and end of school year (3-5 hours per week) but otherwise just a few hours per month.  Great opportunity to help in the classroom (if allowed).

After School Enrichment Coordinator helps plan ASE schedule including organizing vendors, creating a calendar, communicating class offerings/details, and maintaining program offerings on FOPBE website.

Help coordinate events around the community to help raise funds for FOPBE to support our school.

Work with Mrs. Busboom to set up the book fair in the library and run the event.

Jogging Club. Organize and run twice weekly morning Jogging Club (7:30-7:45). LapTracker system allows for easy record-keeping. Distribute monthly awards. Would be a great position for two parents to share.

This role entails making sure each class has a room parent and compiling a list. The list of Room Parents is to share with anyone who is running events and will need to communicate with individual classes. In addition, the Room Parent Coordinator should be there as a support to guide room parents in their duties such as organizing volunteers for the classroom and field trips, communicating with the teacher and relaying information to the parents, organizing gifts for the teacher, etc. The Room Parent Coordinator also organizes teacher appreciation week with other Room Parents.

The Auction chairperson(s) would oversee both the online and live auction starting with planning, forming an Online Auction committee, and the live auction committee.  The auction committee would be in charge of planning the biggest party of the year for PBE!

Help organize auditions for kids then create a talent show. Organize volunteers, stage helpers and help create a fun memorable experience for our students showcasing their many talents. 1-2 weeks commitment.

Create buzz and communicate with our community by posting on our social media accounts.