Volunteer at Aspire Middle School

  • We love our volunteers! Your time and talents are at the heart of our district!

    During the 2018-19 school year, NTPS Volunteers contributed nearly 53,000 hours of their time to students! Thank you!

    • Choose the application type below that best suits you.
    • Applications include a background check per RCW 28A.404.303
    • Please allow 2 weeks for processing.
    • You will receive an automated welcome email once your application has been approved. (Watch your spam folders and contact us if you don't receive this within 2 weeks)
    • Once approved, your volunteer application is valid for 2 school years. All applications processed at this time will expire on 7/1/2021.


    • Please review the Volunteer Handbook and Code of Conduct before volunteering for the first time.
    • Volunteer activities should be arranged in advance with the classroom teacher or volunteer coordinator.
    • You will be asked to sign into a volunteer computer kiosk at your school every time that you volunteer.
    • Please wear a volunteer lanyard or sticker badge to identify yourself as a volunteer while at school.
    • If you would like help connecting to a volunteer opportunity within NTPS, please contact the Volunteer Liaison.


    Create your volunteer profile at helpcounterweb.com/ci/volunteer. You can add/remove schools, update contact information, track and record hours, and see upcoming opportunities. 

    You can now use this site to record your own volunteer hours! This will help us recognize all of the extra hours we know you are serving through boosters events, field trips, and after-hours taks or activities where you are not able to sign-in to the school kiosks.


    Contact Merry Sam, Volunteer Liaison at (360) 412-4451 or volunteersupport@nthurston.k12.wa.us

General Volunteers- Parents/Community Members

  • Want to volunteer in your child's classroom or on a field trip? Don't have a student in the district, but still want to contribute to your neighborhood school?

    • Must be 18+ years old.
    • Applications are good for 2 school years.

Student/Youth Volunteers

Club or Group Volunteers

  • National Honor Society? Interact? Key Club? Any student clubs or groups within NTPS, contact our Volunteer Specialist for more information on approval for groups.

    • Contact the Volunteer Liaison for the fastest application process.
    • Include club name, advisor, roster, and the schools where you would like to volunteer.


Volunteers in Action!

  • Thank You Fun Run Volunteers!

    Thank you to our PTAs and parent volunteers for organizing fun run fundraisers at 6 elementary schools this fall. Students had a blast running and dancing around their schools while volunteers cheered them on, kept them hydrated, and tied their shoes! See more pictures!

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  • Greens Team Up for Seven Oaks

    A huge thank you to Seven Oaks parent volunteers, George & Loree Green! They have been recognized by their school for their outstanding volunteer commitment over the last 3 years. George volunteers every Friday as a WatchDOG and Loree is active on the PTA board and helps at school each Monday. It’s clear the Seven Oaks staff and students know and love this volunteering power couple!

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  • Lacey Lions Serve at Health Screenings

    Thank you to all three Lacey Lions Clubs for helping at our elementary and middle school health screenings this fall. We appreciate your commitment to serve NTPS schools through this activity each year. Thank you also to the many parent and community volunteers who stepped in to help with the busy days of screening activities. Together they served over 600 hours across 18 schools!

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  • Thank You Book Fair Volunteers!

    NTPS volunteers donated over 700 hours of time staffing book fairs across the district during our October conference week. Thank you for helping encourage a love of reading in all of our students!

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