The staff at B.F. Day considers parents, guardians and community volunteers to be very special resources. Parents, guardians and others are encouraged to help in all classrooms, programs, and extracurricular activities. If you have time and skills you can donate, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator or call Beth Tesh at (206) 252-6042.
We ask each parent to sign a "Partnership in Learning Agreement" and commit to volunteering a minmum of fifteen hours for the school year. With your assistance we can make our school a better place for students to learn and grow.
Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:
PTSA is an active fund-raising and morale-building coalition composed of B.F. Day staff members and parents, legal guardians and students. Please visit the B.F. Day PTSA website at: http://www.bfdayptsa.org to learn more.
After School Tutorship
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:00-4:15 pm. Tutoring at-risk children in math, reading and writing. Fifty children a year are served in this program. Tutors are needed from October through April.
Help transform class ideas into kid-sized shops that will be open to the community. This year's Village Project date has not been set.
Spring Clean-up Day
Join us as we beautify the grounds around B.F. Day School. Several clean-up days will be announced soon.
The Learning Resource Center (Library)
The Learning Resource Center is used daily by students and adults.
Twice a year B. F. Day hosts dinners for B. F. Day families and community.
Parents, guardians and people from the community are encouraged to help us supervise children during the morning and afternoon recess periods.
Special events, field trips and classroom activities
Throughout the school year there are many opportunities to involve volunteers in extracurricular activities.
Mentors & Tutors
Students benefit greatly from the personalized attention of a mentor or tutor. We welcome those of you who would like to be a special friend to a student or someone who can assist children on class assignments.
Reading & Math Helpers
Reading and Math helpers are needed in each classroom to work 1-on-1 with students.
If you have a talent or an area of expertise you can share with us, please do! We could use volunteer assistance in our office, with students, on the grounds, and on everything from mechanical to health and nutrition matters.
Each classroom visits the computer lab weekly with the help of parents and volunteers.
Many businesses such as Windermere Real Estate, Adobe Systems, Getty Images, Marketime Foods, Dr. Martin Cahn, Hales Ales, Fremont Rotary, Fremont Chamber of Commerce, PCC, the UPS Store in Fremont, Google, Starbucks Fremont, Trader Joe’s Queen Anne & Ballard, Essential Bakery, QFC Wallingford, Starbucks @ Ballard Fred Meyer, Eltana Bagels in Wallingford, Ballard Fred Meyer, Tutta Bella (Wallingford), Display and Costume, Metropolitan Market (Queen Anne), and Frame Up help B.F. Day by providing goods, services, and volunteers.
Please contact Carrie Bauer in the Main Office (206) 252-6010 to learn more about volunteering.