Volunteers are helping hands

    The volunteer needs of the District are constantly changing. 
    Below are just a few of the many Volunteer Opportunities available in the District. If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below, please email the staff contact that is listed. For those without a specific individual listed, please email the school's volunteer coordinator and they will connect you with the proper person.
    District-Wide Volunteer Opportunities
    Joyce Cowdery - District Volunteer Coordinator
    Below are some of the need district-wide. Each School has their own specific wants/needs/scheduling for volunteers in these areas.
    • Readers - Listening to Students Read to promote efficiency
    • Math - Many teachers request that you are present when the lesson is given so that you are in alignment with the "new" math programs being utilized
    • Math Blast - District-wide Math Blast Event - Geared for Preschool-5th Grade, utilizing 6th-12th graders and adults as Math Mentors at this FUN Family Event - Joyce Cowdery
    • Be Bremerton - Bremerton Schools Giving Back to the Community - This service event is held annually in Bremerton - Joyce Cowdery
    • Science Fair - There is a flurry of science throughout the school year with a concentration beginning in December and going through April, partly in preparation for the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair that is held in Bremerton.
    • Kindergarten Fair - This event welcoms incoming students and their families.

    Armin Jahr Elementary - K-5
    ALESA SCHIANO - AJ Volunteer Coordinator
    View Ridge Elementary - K-5
    Kim Trembley  - VR Volunteer Coordinator 
    • WRC (Washington Reading Corps) Small Group ReadingJan Bullock
    • Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) - Male Positive Role Model active throughout the school - Scott Wisenburg
    • Math Skills Tutor 
    • Reading Games with Kindergarteners 
    Naval Avenue Early Learning Center K-3
    Spanish Immersion Program 
    Julie Anderson - NA Volunteer Coordinator
    • Spanish Speakers/Readers - Volunteers need to be proficient in Spanish in order to assist new readers in proper pronunciation. 
    Kitsap Lake Elementary -  K-5
    Terri Beliveau - Volunteer Coordinator 
    • Readers are Leaders Program - Hilah Cochrane - Prefer to schedule volunteers for the beginning and end of school day, but willing to work with volunteer's schedules on a case by case basis.
    • Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) 
    West Hills STEM Academy - K-8
    Spanish Immersion Program 4th - 5th grade
    NICHOLE THORSEN - WH Volunteer Coordinator
    • Watch D.O.G.S. (Dad's of Great Students) - positive male role models active throughout the school - Andrew Nelson
    • Readers for Spanish Immersion Program -  Volunteers need to be proficient in Spanish - Ivelis Botti 
    • WRC (Washington Reading Corps)Chris Drebick
    • Math and/or Science - Des Hall 
    • Field Excursion Chaperones - Dates and times vary for these monthly excursions that are targeted for grades 3-5
    Crownhill Elementary - K-5
    Emily Bach - CH Volunteer Coordinator
    Mountain View Middle School 6th-8th
    Michelle Kirkpatrick MVMS Volunteer Coordinator
    Bremerton High School - 9th-12th
    TERESA HEFFNER- BHS Volunteer Coordinator
    • Knight Academy - After school Homework (Math and Science tutors wanted) in the library on Mon, Tues, Wed - Cindy McClain
    • Guiding Knights - Positive Role Models active in the school - Teresa Heffner
    • Guest Speakers, Job Shadows, Monthly Mentors for JAG (Jobs for America's Graduates) Program - Deann Irish
    Renaissance Alternative High School
    Kristen Morga - Principal
    • Weekly Mentors - willing to accommodate volunteers' availability - Kristen Morga
    • Mandatory Training and Interview prior to placement 
    West Sound Technical Skills Center
    Shani Watkins, WST Director 
    • Professionals to serve on assorted Advisory CommitteesShani Watkins
    • Classroom Advisory Committees - currently there are 11 separate committees to select from. Committees are representative of the 11 programs that WST offers
    • General Advisory Committee - Explore career needs that our community needs - this committee oversees the 11 sub committees 
Last Modified on August 23, 2018