Read & Succeed Volunteer Opportunities

The Washoe County School District Volunteer Services Department is offering great volunteer opportunities this coming summer. Our Read & Succeed Book Program is looking for community members, who are willing to clean, sort and organize the books donated to our program, in order to give them to WCSD students. That’s right, we provide free books … Continue reading Read & Succeed Volunteer Opportunities

Exceptional Volunteer Award: April

Once a month, Volunteer Services recognizes an Exceptional Volunteer at the Spotlight on Success Ceremony. They are nominated by teachers, administrators, librarians, etc. The recipient for April is Ms. Joy Thym from Donner Springs Elementary. Joy was nominated by Richard Medley, the Site Facilitator at Donner Springs. Joy has been volunteering at Donner Springs for … Continue reading Exceptional Volunteer Award: April

VSCAB Member Spotlight: Karen McGee

Volunteer Services has the privilege of having an advisory board comprised of influential, wise and talented community members.  Member Karen McGee has been training volunteers and parents in reading and writing for Volunteer Services for over 14 years. She is awesome volunteer in her grandchildren’s classrooms and has a passion for ballroom dancing.  She has … Continue reading VSCAB Member Spotlight: Karen McGee

VISTAs Volunteer at Groundbreaking Event

On March 16th the WCSD Volunteer Services’ VISTA team had the opportunity to attend and volunteer at the groundbreaking celebration, which took place at Damonte Ranch High School. This event was an exciting milestone for the WCSD, as it marks the first expansion project made possible by WC-1 capital funding. The project will provide a … Continue reading VISTAs Volunteer at Groundbreaking Event

Read & Succeed Book Program Provides Service Opportunities

Community  support of the Read & Succeed Book Program, makes a positive difference in the lives of WCSD students. Holding a  book drive, donating books or volunteering in the book program, are  great ways to give back to the community!     Where are book drives held? Book containers, provided by Volunteer Services, may be  placed in an office, … Continue reading Read & Succeed Book Program Provides Service Opportunities

Exceptional Volunteer Award Recipient for March

Once a month, Volunteer Services recognizes an Exceptional Volunteer. They are nominated by teachers, administrators, librarians etc., The recipient for March is Mrs. Janet Orton, a phenomenal musician from Depoali Middle School. Mrs. Orton, a true musician, has been dedicating over 180 hours per quarter at Depoali middle school as an accompanist and tutor for … Continue reading Exceptional Volunteer Award Recipient for March

VSCAB Member Spotlight: Jean Carbon

Volunteer Services has the privilege of having an advisory board comprised of influential, wise and talented community members.  Member, Jean Carbon mentors us in fundraising and the relationship building that allows us to reach out to our community in partnership and for support.  She and her husband David are awesome volunteers every week in her … Continue reading VSCAB Member Spotlight: Jean Carbon