Ben Franklin Academy requires all families to perform 30 approved hours (15 hours for single parents) of volunteer service for the Academy.  More information can be found in the Volunteer & Visitor Policy.  Volunteer hours are approved by the principal and tracked online by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).  To volunteer, you must register on Help Counter.  From this website, you can sign up for volunteer oppurtunities and interests, and track your vounteer service.  To view upcoming volunteer needs, you can also check out our Volunteer Opportunities page.  For more information about volunteering, including having your company match funds for volunteering, please click here.

All volunteer service must be logged within 48 hours of performing the service or such hours will be deemed unearned.   It is recommended that each parent/guardian make a separate account.  Your hours will be joined by Family Number.  For questions, please email volunteer@bfacademy.org.

How to Register 

Click on the instructions below for more information.  For questions about logging your hours or searching for volunteer opportunities in the new system, please email helpcounter@bfacademy.org.

Instructions for Help Counter.pdf