Volunteer Opportunities at Issaquah High School

Looking to get involved?  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 Please note, we email the specific groups first, and then open up the sign-up sheets to the general volunteers.

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

See a past thank you slide show to see how people become involved!

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for 2020-21

  • Picture Day, Sept. (Due to COVID-19, volunteers may not be allowed in the building) 
  • Textbook Checkout, Sept. (Due to COVID-19, volunteers may not be allowed in the building) 
  • Salmon Days Parking (October 3 & 4, 2020)
  • PE 5K hospitality, Jan.

Recurring Volunteer Opportunities 

  • Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts (being re-envisioned due to COVID-19):  

The IH PTSA provides monthly breakfasts for Wednesday morning Staff Meetings, as a show of appreciation. Looking for volunteers to sign-up, contribute breakfast items, and drop-off at IHS the Tuesday before monthly breakfasts. We do the rest!  Sign-up HERE today for 2019-2020, making the greatly appreciated Staff Breakfasts extra delicious.  Questions? Contact Sandra Puliezi at SPuliezi@gmail.com.

  • Angel Power Pack Distribution (being re-envisioned due to COVID-19):

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.  Questions? Contact Karissa Mobilia and Julie Gamble at IHSAngelProgram@gmail.com . 

2020-21 Open Positions (contact Kim & Birgit at IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com)

  • Volunteer Coordinator - create sign-up geniuses, send emails
  • College & Career Center Hospitality Support (yearlong) - coordinate food 
  • Picture Day Chair - organize volunteers, provide food for volunteers
  • Senior Scholarship 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-chairs
  • Healthy Student Committee:  Determine how we support our students to a healthier lifestyle.
  • Senior Events Overall Co-chairs
  • 2021 Senior Events All-Night Grad Party Co-chairs
  • 2021 Senior Farewell Co-chairs
  • Staff Appreciation Week Co-chair
  • Corporate Matching
  • Donor Acknowledgment
  • Sponsorships
  • PTSA Liaisons (Boosters, Issaquah Schools Foundation, Special Services, Volunteers for Issaquah Schools)

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 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