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Visitors / Volunteers


We invite you to visit your child's classroom as a way to stay informed about your child's education. Regular communication with the teacher about his/her progress and social emotional development is essential for your child's success and we encourage it. Checking in with the teacher at drop off can be useful, but may interfere with instructional time if the discussion is lengthy. Please make an appointment, leave a note, email or call the teacher to set up a conference. 


When you have scheduled a visit with the teacher, please keep in mind the following: 


1) Sign-in & Pick-up a visitor's pass in the Main Office

2) Enter and leave the room as quietly as possible

3) Do not converse with the students, teacher, or classroom aides

4) Do not interfere with classroom activities

5) Keep the length of the classroom visit to 20 minutes (unless prearranged with the teacher)

6) Return the visitor pass and sign-out in the Main Office 


Colfax would not be the wonderful place it is without our dedicated volunteers! Some volunteers give hundreds of hours and some give a few. Please sign-in at the Main Office before entering the school to volunteer. Please remember to also sign out when you leave. 


LAUSD District policy for the 2019 -2020 school year. 


All volunteers will need to be processed through the District with the following items:

1.     Complete a Volunteer Application and volunteer commitment form at

2.     Turn in your printed application (with a current TB test if we do not already have one on file) and a signed Volunteer Commitment Form to the Colfax office.


Please note that volunteers may not bring other children (younger siblings, etc.) with them when they volunteer.  This is for the safety of all!


A one time volunteer application is available. 48 hour notice is required for this clearance. 


Volunteer Commitment Form 

TB Compliance



We Love our volunteers!

We encourage you to share your passion with our school community! Below are some examples of how you can get involved.


Annual Giving

Bake Sales


Book Fair 

Community Sponsorships


Food Drive

Going Green


Holiday Boutique


Kid's Raffle


Performing Arts




Room Representatives

Running Club

Safety Valet


Spirit Wear

Toy Drive 

Turkey Trot

Volunteer Fair 

Silent Auction

World Fair