The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is among one of only 14 school districts in the U.S. to be given the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award.
Watch this KING 5 story to see an example of the award-winning sustainability efforts that are happening throughout LWSD.
Share your talents, gain experience and inspire a child
Volunteers play an important role supporting student learning in Lake Washington School District (LWSD). Currently, LWSD has over 16,000 approved volunteers. These volunteers are parents, relatives, community members and students who are committed to helping students be successful. Volunteers enrich student learning opportunities in classrooms, in schools and on field trips.
Volunteering in Lake Washington School District
This video introduces you to the guidelines and expectations for volunteering in the district.
Volunteers can help in classrooms, offices or the school library. Volunteers can help with the following activities:
Special school events or projects
Art Docent program
After school programs
Volunteers over the age of 21 can serve as field trip chaperones.
Each school also has a PTSA or parent organization that uses volunteers for its programs. Contact your school's PTSA or parent organization for more information.
Looking for specific volunteer opportunities?
If you are a community member looking for a volunteer opportunity in our schools, please contact the Volunteer Office at 425-936-1270 or email@example.com. Please make sure to submit a Volunteer Application if you would like to volunteer.
If you are a community member you may also be interested in our LINKS program. LINKS stands for Looking Into the Needs of Kids and Schools. LINKS coordinates Lunch Buddy mentors in ten elementary schools. For more information, please visit the LINKS website.
Check your approval status
Volunteer approvals are valid for two years. To see if your volunteer application is still current, you can log into your Raptor Volunteer Portal, contact the volunteer office at 425-936-1270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the school where you volunteer.
Volunteer approvals are valid for two years. To see if your volunteer application is still current, contact the volunteer office at 425-936-1270 or email email@example.com. You can also contact the school where you volunteer.