The volunteer program is temporarily suspended due to Covid-19.

Current Volunteer Needs

Free Play / Recess Duty

We are seeking volunteers to help monitor the yard during free play (recess).

Daily Volunteer Times

Morning free play:

  • 10:00–10:15
  • 10:35–11:00
  • 10:55–11:07
  • 11:30–11:50
  • 11:38–11:53
  • 11:53–12:13

Afternoon free play:

  • 12:10–12:25
  • 12:35–12:50

Contact Info

If interested in volunteering as a yard monitor or if you need more information, please contact:

Angela Hernandez, Secretary/Parent Engagement Specialist
Email: ahernandez@athlosjp.org
School Phone: (504) 290-2510

Cafeteria Monitor

We are seeking volunteers to help monitor the cafeteria during meal times.

Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish

Daily Volunteer Times
10:30 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Contact Info

If interested in volunteering as a cafeteria monitor or if you need more information, please contact:

Marijohn Robinson, External Relations Liaison
Email: mrobinson@athlosjp.org
School Phone: (504) 290-2510


Our Parent-Teacher Organization is always looking for individuals to help with a variety of projects and fill open positions. Visit the PTO page for more information.

Responsibilities & Guidelines

Before your arrival to volunteer:

  1. Watch the training video.
  2. Take your lead from staff and dress appropriately. Your attire should be clean and neat to serve as a model for our students.
  3. Please ask a staff member before bringing in outside materials (including food)

At your arrival:

  • Be prompt and dependable; arrive at the front office 10 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • Complete a quick background check. You will need to present a state or federal form of identification.
  • If it’s your first time volunteering, read and sign the confidentiality waiver.
  • Sign into the volunteer binder so your hours may be tracked. You will also need to sign out after you are done.
  • Place your cell phone on silent or vibrate to keep distractions to a minimum.

During your volunteer time:

  • Exercise intergrity and respect each student’s rights and privacy.
  • Follow the lead of teachers and staff when working with students.
  • Follow our R.E.P.S. and restroom procedures.
  • If you are volunteering in a class with your student, save all questions regarding your student’s performance and bahvior for in-school conferences. Treat your child as you would every other student at Athlos.
  • Volunteers do not discipline students. Disciplinary action is the legal responsibility of the administration and staff. If an issue arises, please immediatly contact a teacher or staff member.

Interacting with students:

  • Accept all students as they are and be ready to accept their differences.
  • Be friendly and enthusiastic.
  • Encourage all of our students. Use positive comments that will allow them to feel good about themselves.
  • Praise even the smallest efforts and successes.
  • Be caring, but firm.
  • Patiently allow students to think and form their own answers.