Volunteer Services Spotlight: Cindie Poole

In the Volunteer Services Department, the light duty workers contribute significantly to the application review process. It's great for our office to have individuals working here who are so invested in the district and in making sure the students succeed. This week, we'd like to recognize Cindie Pool for her work in the district, and the time … Continue reading Volunteer Services Spotlight: Cindie Poole

Volunteer Services Light-Duty Program: Patricia Townsend

The WCSD Volunteer Services Department is a unique work environment, since our programs often draw individuals to our office from a variety of backgrounds. One of the programs we oversee is a light-duty program that allows WCSD employees, who are recovering from injury, illness or surgery, to work in our department until they are able to … Continue reading Volunteer Services Light-Duty Program: Patricia Townsend

Read & Succeed Poetry Contest

The Volunteer Services Department is partnering with Perk-Up Coffee and the UNR English Graduate Organization to acknowledge talented young writers in the WCSD. We are looking for 5th, 8th and 12th grade writers to submit their poetry to: volunteerservices@washoeschools.net The deadline for submissions is December 8th at 5pm. Please include name, grade level, school, and … Continue reading Read & Succeed Poetry Contest

Exceptional Volunteer Award Recipient for November

Once a month, Volunteer Services recognizes an Exceptional Volunteer. They are nominated by teachers, administrators, librarians, etc. The recipient for November, is Sherron Lummer from Reed High School. She was nominated by Michelle Bryant, a Math Teacher at Reed. Sherron volunteers 4-6 hours a week for 3 math teachers. She inputs grades into Infinite Campus … Continue reading Exceptional Volunteer Award Recipient for November

Current Read & Succeed Book Drives

Thanks to our amazing community supporters, our current book drives are having great success! Your contribution makes a positive difference in the lives of WCSD students.  Holding a  book drive is a  great way to give back to the community! The books we collect at book drives are beneficial in many ways- These books  become incentives for children working on … Continue reading Current Read & Succeed Book Drives

National Service Enterprise Certification

After months of hard work and anticipation, we are excited to announce our recent Service Enterprise Certification! Our official press release is printed below, which includes all the information about this award and the positive impact it will have on our department's future. We appreciate the support of Points of Light, Nevada Volunteers, and our … Continue reading National Service Enterprise Certification

Getting Ready for Giving Tuesday

At WCSD Volunteer Services, our programs revolve around giving. Our volunteers and VISTAs give countless hours of their time to ensure that our programs are providing WCSD students and their parents with the resources they need to succeed in school. Our community partners and generous local donors give financially to support the efforts of our First Teacher Training Program and … Continue reading Getting Ready for Giving Tuesday