Get Involved at FA

At Foundation Academy, there are many ways to share your time and talent as a parent through volunteering. Whether you’re interested in joining our parent-teacher organization PAWS, participating in our weekly Moms in Prayer Group, assisting with Athletics or our Fine Arts League, or assisting with another area in need, we have a spot for you. See how you can volunteer with FA below or submit our volunteer form now to get started.

PAWS Board & Events

Foundation Academy is blessed with a well-organized parent group called PAWS (Parent Association Working in His Service) that serves to support our school’s mission and vision by partnering with families, faculty and church in promoting the school’s six core values.

Our 2021-2022 PAWS Board:

  • Director of Family Enrichment – Luanne Lumpkins
  • President – Jessica Robb
  • Vice President – Maggie Ogeerally
  • Treasurer – Tracy Hyde
  • Recording Secretary – Candice Alexander
  • Marketing and Communications Secretary – Carly Maddock
  • Community Partnerships Director – Megan Gunter
  • Plant Street Campus Director – Celeste Carr
  • Lakeside Director – Kim Cornelison
  • Tilden Campus Director – OPEN
  • Room Parent Director – OPEN

For information on OPEN volunteer positions, please fill out the Volunteer Form and reach out the Luanne Lumpkins.

See all of the events our awesome PAWS board has put together for the current school year today!

Our 2021-2022 PAWS Chairs:

  • Tilden Campus Representative – Erin Wall
  • Plant Street Campus Representative – OPEN
  • Lakeside Representative – Nisha Crosby
  • Used Uniform Representative – Shelly Garrison
  • Spirit Store Representative – OPEN
  • Meet the Teacher – Jessica Robb
  • Special Interest Groups – Luanne Lumpkins
  • Room Parent Meeting – Jessica Robb
  • New Family Social – Luanne Lumpkins
  • Middle School Event – OPEN
  • Grandparents Day – 3 OPEN (one for each campus)
  • Mother/Son – Sheena Niecestro
  • Fun Run – 2 OPEN (Plant St and Lakeside)
  • Color Run – OPEN
  • 6th Grade Field Day – Luanne Lumpkins
  • Father/Daughter – Maggie Ogeerally
  • Teacher Appreciation Week – Campus Directors

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities to serve our families, faculty, and staff include events such as Open Houses, Grandparents Day, Fall Festival, and dances. In addition support such as special occasions like Teacher Appreciation Days, Senior Surprises, Athletic events, Fundraising as well as Community Outreach.

Additional opportunities are with our Athletic Boosters, the Fine Arts League, a Parent Ambassador with our Admissions Department, aid our Advancement Office, and helping wit our weekly Moms in Prayer group.

By taking advantage of the opportunity to serve is just another demonstration of how we all can help be a partner in building a foundation for life.

Who leads the efforts of volunteering?

Mrs. Luanne Lumpkins, Director of Cultural Development and Family Enrichment does. In addition, she also serves on the boards for each of our special interest groups.

Can I volunteer for just one specific event?

You sure can! You can volunteer for as many or as few as fits your wishes.

Is it possible to serve in multiple capacities?

Yes! Each special interest group has specific needs for volunteers. However, you can only serve on one board from each special interest group.

Are there opportunities that varying in regards to time of the day?

Yes, Foundation Academy has opportunities to volunteer day, night, and weekends. So there is plenty of opportunities to get involved.

What is the easiest way to get involved?

The easiest way is to complete the volunteer form online or you are free to contact Luanne Lumpkins directly at luanne.lumpkins@foundationacademy.net or call 407.877.2744.

Do all three campuses have volunteering opportunities?

Absolutely, each campus has its own unique need for volunteers to help further the mission of Foundation Academy.

FAQs About Volunteering

Becoming a volunteer and being an integral part is easy, however, you may have some questions. Please review some of these frequently asked questions. Hopefully, this will provide some insight.

In the event you need additional assistance please feel free to contact our Director of Cultural Development and Famly Enrichment, Mrs. Luanne Lumpkins.

Hear It From Our Volunteers

“Volunteering provides an opportunity to impact others in a diverse way. From aiding those in need to providing safe and fun events on campus, all of it creates life long memories for me and for those we serve. ”

Celeste Carr, President of PAWS

Sign Up to Volunteer

We are so thankful for our current volunteers and for your interest in joining us! To get started, complete the form below (please complete one form per parent/guardian/grandparent/volunteer).

  • If more than one, please separate with a comma.
  • If more than one, please put in same order as above, separated with a comma.
    Check all that apply.