Students learn best in safe, secure, and stable environments. All adult volunteers in the District are required to complete a background check through Sterling Volunteers. For a listing of common questions and answers, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
All volunteers must complete a background check every third year (Procedure 5630P Volunteers). A reminder email will be sent one month prior to the expiration date.


Questions about your volunteer application status? Please email  or call 425-456-4154.

Parents and Guardians

Parents and Guardians who want to volunteer at their child’s/children’s school can do so in a variety of ways. Each school knows best what is needed at their site. To learn more about volunteer opportunities for parents, check with your child’s/children’s school.

Volunteer as a Parent or Guardian

Community Members

If you are a relative, a caregiver, a family friend, or community member who wants to volunteer to serve in a school, we welcome your time and talents. There are a variety of needs including chaperoning field trips, supporting classroom events, tutoring students, and assisting students with the college application process through College Corps.

Volunteer as a Community Member

Athletics and Activities

Many athletic teams and activities utilize volunteers who serve as an assistant coach, assist an advisor with an afterschool club, chaperone extended field trips, serve as guest clinicians, assist with ski school or provide before and after school activities, including vendors that are managed through PTSA.

Volunteer for Athletics and Activities
The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.