Volunteer Requirements


Home & School Association School

Service Hours and Volunteer Opportunities


The school requires that all parents be Virtus trained in order to volunteer.

Virtus training is available at St. Martha School Tuesday September 30, 2014

Required hours for 2014-2015 school year:     15 Hours

HSA Activities

Event Date Description Approximate Hours
Four Town Fair Saturday
September 13th
Saint Martha School will march in the Four Town Fair Parade. Join us on the flatbed and pass out candy to
the parade goers.
Meet at 9:30am.
Each family who participates will get ONE HOUR of Volunteer Credit.  Also, you will get free admission to the fair.
Town of Enfield
Family Day
September 21st
Saint Martha School will host “Alex’s Lemonade Stand” at Enfield Family Day on the town green to help fight childhood cancer.  Volunteers are needed to help at the booth.

Two Hour Minimun
11AM to 4PM

Weekend Event

Holly Auction

November 15th
A wonderful evening for St. Martha families to get a jump on their holiday shopping, while supporting your favorite school!!! Volunteers are needed for various activities to make this event a festive night for everyone. Many opportunities to volunteer!!

Contact Debbie DeVito to help with this great event at 860-729-0958.

Little Shoppers

December An opportunity for the school children to shop for family members for Christmas. Volunteers are needed to help the children shop, help with the store, and wrap gifts.

2 hour minimun

During the school day.

Family Christmas

A very special evening where the school community comes together to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The younger children put on a spectacular pageant. Volunteers are needed to set up the reception, bake, and clean up.

1 hour minimum

Evening Event

Bake goods and earn volunteer hours!!

Catholic Schools Week January

A month of activities to celebrate Catholic Schools.

Various activities...more information to follow

Flower Sales

December - April - May Several times during the year we will sell flowers for different holidays. Volunteers are needed to help on pick up dates and to sell after church.

1 hour minimum

After school and after Church

Pasta Supper

January During Catholic Schools Month a pasta supper is held on Open House night. Volunteers are needed to set up, serve, and clean up.

1 hour minimum

Evening event

Grandparents Day May The school comes together to celebrate our Grandparents and the Special people in
their lives. A book fair is also held.  
Volunteers are needed to help set up, serve, and assist with book fair.

1 hour minimum

During school day.

Field Day June A fun filled day of outdoor activities for the kids. Volunteers are needed to supervise activities, help with lunch, set up, and clean up.

1 hour minimum

During school day.

Ice Cream Social June The school hosts and ice cream social and art show. Volunteers are needed to help serve ice cream.

1 hour minimum

Evening event.

Open HSA meeting Quarterly Throughout the year HSA will be hosting meetings to get parent ideas and feedback.

1 hour of credit.

Other” Activities that count towards mandatory hours

  • Lunch or recess aid (must commit to at least one day per week for the entire school year )
  • Front office or library help (must commit to the school year)
  • Serving on Special Committee for the Board
  • Any other volunteer time not listed must be pre-approved by the Principal
  • Parents are responsible for tracking their “other” hours and reporting them to the HSA Volunteer Coordinator for tracking.

     Hours will be confirmed by the principal.

PLEASE NOTE:  Chaperoning a class trip does not count towards school service hours.

If your family would prefer the “Buy-Out” option, the cost is $20 per hour.

In January and in May all families will receive a form detailing their completed hour status. In May those unfulfilled hours will be billed to the

About SMS

Saint Martha School
214 Brainard Road
Enfield,CT 06082
Dr. Ann M. Southworth - Principal

Phone: 860-745-3833
Fax: 860-745-3329
SnowLine: 860-253-5170

Saint Martha Church

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