Franklin Pierce Schools welcomes and encourages parents and community members to actively participate in student learning through volunteering in schools and the Athletic Department. The community - student - family relationship is an important part of ensuring success for all students, every day.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, you will want to complete a volunteer application.

If there is a specific event/activity that you would like to volunteer for please complete the volunteer application 7 - 10 business days prior to the volunteer date to ensure your application has been processed in a timely manner.

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Meet your school volunteer coordinators!

School/Department Name & Email Contact
Hewins Early Learning Center Tami McLean 253-298-4675
Brookdale Elementary Julia Sylstad 253-298-3106
Central Avenue Elementary Ginny Pooser 253-298-3205
Christensen Elementary April Hibbard 253-298-3305
Collins Elementary Chantelle Warren 253-298-3405
Elmhurst Elementary Chelsea Williamson 253-298-3505
Harvard Elementary Lindsay Kotulan 253-298-4105
James Sales Elementary Linda Morrison 253-298-4205
Midland Elementary Cari Dressel 253-298-4500
Ford Middle School Carly Heinemeyer 253-298-3605
Keithley Middle School Sue Finnegan 253-298-4312
Gates High School Melannie Sanders 253-298-4005
Washington High School Frances Colon 253-298-4724
Franklin Pierce High School Lynn Cawthra 253-298-3805
Athletics Jillian Wilson 253-298-3024


What do our volunteers do?

  • Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals
  • Assist with day-to-day classroom activities
  • Monitor lunches
  • School field trips
  • Coach/Assistant coach sports teams
  • Participate in opportunities that give back and support the community.

                                                                        Have questions?

Please email volunteers@fpschools.org or contact the volunteer coordinator at the school you wish to volunteer.

You may also contact the District Volunteer Coordinator, Kamesha Herd at (253) 298-3009 or the Athletics Volunteer Coordinator, Jillian Wilson at (253) 298-3024.