Volunteer Opportunities at Issaquah High School

Looking to get involved? There’s a variety of ways to effectively support the IH PTSA, and we encourage everyone to sign-up, donate where best possible! IH PTSA is always thankful for our generous families and the greater community involvement. When everyone works together, our amazing students WIN!

To be notified of volunteer opportunities as they arise, sign up HERE.

NOTE:  Before volunteering at ISD schools, all volunteers must complete the annual volunteer application. Click here to complete the 2019-20 ISD Volunteer Application.  Further details below.


Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for 2019-20 

  • Senior Events All-Night Party (long term planning - chairs/committees).  Contact Lida Buckner at lidabuckner@icloud.com


Recurring Volunteer Opportunities 

  • Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts:  

The IH PTSA provides monthly breakfasts for Wednesday morning Staff Meetings, as a show of appreciation. Looking for volunteers to sign-up, contributing breakfast items, dropped-off at IHS the Tuesday before monthly breakfasts. We do the rest!  Sign-up HERE today, making the greatly appreciated Staff Breakfasts extra delicious.  Questions? Contact Lida Buckner at LidaJ@mac.com.

  • Angel Power Pack Distribution:

Power Packs are weekend food available for any Issaquah High student. They are distributed every Friday to any student that is in need of food. There is no sign-up - kids are invited to just swing by the Angel closet and pick up a bag of food to go. Toiletries, school supplies and a limited selection of clothing will also be available.  Click HERE to Sign Up!  Questions? Contact Joanne Wrightson at ihsangelprogram@gmail.com .

2020-21 Open Positions (contact Kim at kim_wilkinson@sbcglobal.net)

  • We have open 2020-21 Chair and Board positions HERE.


2019-20 Open Positions (contact IHPTSAVolunteers@gmail.com)

  • Director of Advocacy: Reports to the IH PTSA Board, communicating our WA State and National PTSA legislative priorities, and other supported issues, along with identifying more ways for IH PTSA families get involved in best supporting student-centered Advocacy.
  • College and Career Planning Committee/Co-Chair: Arrange 1-2 speakers per year. Flexibility to create new programming
  • Senior Scholarship Committee and/or Co-Chair: Establish criteria and rubric, solicit submissions, convene selection committee, award scholarships. Not available to parents of Seniors.
  • Golden Acorn/Outstanding Advocate/Outstanding Educator Awards co-chair.  Current chair has much experience and would like to train a new chair.
  • PE 5K Chair: Organizes snacks and indoor volunteers for the PE 5K final held January and June.
  • Healthy Student Committee:  Determine how we support our students to a healthier lifestyle.

Required ISD Online Volunteer Application Process

All IHS and ISD volunteers must complete online application process - PRIOR TO VOLUNTEERING, at least 48 hours before volunteer service. Register once for all ISD schools. Potential volunteers who have not completed the application are unable to volunteer. Click here to complete the 2019-20 ISD Volunteer Application.

Process includes viewing volunteer training slideshow, and uploading a copy of individual driver's license.  Questions about process, please email: volunteers@issaquah.wednet.edu, or call 425-837-7000.

Past Opportunities 

  • Picture Day Retake.  Need two volunteers to help.  7:45 AM to 12 noon on Oct. 10.  Sign up HERE!
  • Salmon Day Parking with IM PTSA.  Two hour slots (8 AM to 4 PM) on October 5 and 6.  Sign-ups are on the Issaquah Middle PTSA site.  You have to create an account to sign up but you do not have to join the IM PTSA.  Sign-up HERE!
  • Textbook Day Volunteer Sign-up - September 6th 7:30am to 2:45pm. Partial shifts available.  Sign-Up HERE
  • Picture Volunteer Sign-Up: Directs volunteers in supporting IHS and the photographers on Picture Day, September 6th, 2019 :Sign-Up HERE
  • District PTSA Reflections Reception, Tuesday, January 14.  Click HERE to help.
  • January PE 5K hospitality, Tuesday, January 14.  Click HERE to help or contact Heidi and Sara at ihptsaevents@gmail.com .
  • Monthly Staff Breakfast donations
  • Committees such as Grants, Senior Scholarship, Mock SAT/ACT tests, Golden Acorn/Outstanding Advocate/Outstanding Educator, PE/5K Hospitality, Staff Appreciation Week, Angel Program, Healthy Student, College and Career Center Hospitality