Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at FAIS? Check out the Volunteer Opportunities document and express your interest by completing the Volunteer Interest Form, or scroll down to see current volunteer opportunities. Questions? Contact Sara Hernando at or 503-292-7776 x330.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have an interest, connections, or expertise in working with foundations, grant applications/management, or external fundraising?  If you do, please contact Ami S. Margolin at about possibly contributing to a new FAIS school task force. 

Join this design committee of teachers and parents to determine what is possible in our forest. We will explore the proposed location, develop a design, prepare the space, gather materials, and construct a parkour adventure course.  If you would like to part of this effort, contact

  • Monday, January 14 at 3:30-4:30. Meet on the amphitheater stage outside behind Satellite 4. Explore the forest and proposed space. Move to Room 4-T to brainstorm ideas and needs, set goals, and delegate action items.

  • Friday, February 1 at 8:00-9:00 am. Meet in Room 4N (the staff room). Finalize goals, create a rough design, determine budget needs, and delegate action items.

  • Monday, February 11 at 3:30-4:30. Meet in Room 4T. Continue action items, set long-term goals, and delegate action items.

  • Work party dates - stay tuned!

Looking for parent volunteers to help with Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) for our 3rd-5th graders. If you can help from 12 to 12:45 on any of the following dates, we'd love to have you:  1/30, 2/4, 2/5, 2/6.  Please email margo@afterfox or if you can help us!

The FAIS Annual Gala will take place on April 6, 2019, and opportunities to get involved are abundant. Volunteer options include everything from helping with décor/set-up to working to procure silent and live auction items to planning the auction "after party." If you are interested in volunteering, please attend the next Gala meeting. You can also complete the 2018-2019 Gala Volunteer Interest form here.

Some companies (like Nike and Intel) offer a donation to the School for each hour volunteered by one of their employees. Check with your company to see if this applies to you and how to submit your hours!