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    Welcome To Volunteer Opportunities | Application Process

    Every contribution is appreciated! Volunteering is a great way to support your student, it allows them to continue to have the great opportunities that volunteers like you provide. Contact the BHS PTSA Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Visser at if you have any questions or need more information.


    Volunteers are always needed and much appreciated in the Library. If you are interested in helping with covering books or other projects, email for more details!

    Watch for additional volunteer opportunities at BHS and check back often and refer to the PTSA Newsletter posts as well. Check out the SPS 2020-21 Volunteer Brochure highlighting a Ballard HS family!

    Please visit the SPS website for updates for volunteers and ways you can help in our community. In addition, visit the United Way website for updates on how to donate or start a fundraiser.

    BHS & SPS Volunteer Application Process 

    All volunteers and chaperones must complete the following online paperwork prior to volunteering directly with students. Please complete your application at least (2) weeks before you plan to volunteer.

    New Volunteers

    1. Please complete the BHS Volunteer Online Quick Questionnaire

    2. Complete the SPS Online Volunteer Application Process | Note: The following items will be needed (Emergency contact and Phone, Two references, Government photo ID (uploaded), and certificate of completing the SPS Adult Sexual Misconduct (ASM) Prevention Training video).

    Please Note: If you have not lived in WA State for the past (3) years you will need to complete a national background check. Visit the SPS Volunteer Background Checks page for more details. 

    Returning Volunteers

    If you’ve signed up to be a volunteer before, you can check your status at the SPS Volunteer Portal.

    If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact Sarah Visser, PTSA Volunteer Coordinator at