Volunteer at North Thurston Public Schools

  • 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!
    All volunteer services are stopped for the duration of the closure. This includes helping hand out meal bags - we are fully staffed. Thank you for your willingness to help! 

    • Choose your application type below.
    • 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/junk folders)
    • 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.
    • 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. 


    Contact Merry Sam, Volunteer Liaison: volunteersupport@nthurston.k12.wa.us

General Volunteers - Family & 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.
    • Complete the online application below.

Athletic Coach Volunteers

  • Want to help out with NTPS Athletics?
    • Must be 19+ years old.
    • Complete the paper application below with signed approval from head coach and athletic director.
    • Return to Volunteer Services via mail or email.

Student Volunteers

  • Are you an NTPS student looking to fulfill your community volunteer hours for graduation? Giving back to your elementary or middle school is a great way to collect those hours! Students can also Earn a Varsity Letter in Community Service!

    Volunteering as part of a club? Please contact the Volunteer Liaison for the fastest application process.
    • Complete the paper application below with signed approval from attending and volunteering school principals.
    • Parent signature required if under 18 years old.
    • Return to Volunteer Services via mail or email.


Observations/Student Teaching/Internships

  • Do you need to complete your student teaching/practicum hours? Or would you like to observe at a NTPS school to decide if you would like to become a teacher? Need to complete an internship?

    • Fill out paper application.
    • Return to Alana Bradshaw in Human Resources via mail or email.

Volunteers in Action!

Last Modified on March 17, 2020