Volunteer Opportunities at Issaquah High School

Looking to get involved?  SIGN UP HERE to be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities.  IH PTSA is truly thankful for our generous families and community involvement. When everyone works together, IHS's amazing students WIN!

Before volunteering in-person at ISD schools (including chaperoning), all volunteers must complete an annual volunteer application. Click to complete the ISD Volunteer Application.


Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts - Dates include Feb. 1, March 1, April 5, May 3, and June 7.

Current Chair Opportunities:

Chairs act as the point person between IHS and PTSA.  They send emails to committee volunteers and organize any meetings.  Chairs are supported by the PTSA Board Members.

  • New Family Connections Co-chairs - pair up experienced high school parents with new parents to the school.  Plan social events and information sessions with IHS (e.g. College and Career Center introduction, coffee with the principal).   Contact IHPTSAOutreach@gmail.com, if interested.
  • Staff Monthly Breakfast Co-chairs - gathers food donations from other volunteers.  Prep (e.g. cutting apples) on the morning of staff breakfasts.  Have an opening for an Issaquah Highlands person as a drop-off location.  Contact IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com.
  • Awards Chair - solicits nominations for for PTSA's Golden Acorn Volunteer award, Outstanding Advocate award, and Outstanding Educator award.  Organizes two meetings with parent committees to evaluate nominations.  Makes sure that the awards are presented, certificates purchased, and school plaques engraved.  Contact IHPTSASecretary@gmail.com
  • Staff Appreciation Week Chair - (March-May), organizes a week of staff appreciation events during the first week of May.  Contact IHPTSAHospitality@gmail.com. 
  • Senior Events co-chairs - oversees chairs related to senior events (possible events include Senior Farewell, Senior Breakfast, Senior Party, Senior Yard Signs).  This requires a highly organized person.  Contact IHPTSAEvents@gmail.com
  • Senior Scholarship chair (preferably non-senior parent) - (Feb-April), advertises scholarships, helps determine scholarship amount and rubric, organizes scholarship committee to evaluate applications, makes sure that the scholars are recognized and awarded.  Contact IHPTSAPrograms@gmail.com 

Current Board Positions:

Board Members attend monthly meetings to organize the PTSA.  They act as a resource for chairs.  Email IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com to inquire about any of these board positions.

  • Director Advocacy - reminds PTSA that the students come first.  Gathers information on how to  change laws and contact state representatives.  This is a good entry-level PTSA Board position.
  • Co-VP of Events - oversees volunteers for Picture Day, Textbook Check-out, Laptop Checkout, and Senior Events chair.

Required ISD Online Volunteer Application Process

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

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