Volunteering with Central Kitsap Public Schools
Thank you for investigating the volunteer program at Central Kitsap! Great schools make great communities,
and Central Kitsap Schools cannot do it alone. Our students benefit when you share your talents and time by
tutoring, mentoring, and assisting with activities.
How You Can Volunteer
Volunteering only takes a few simple steps:
The process starts with completing the
Volunteer Application and Disclosure form.
Bring the form, along with your driver's
license or military ID, to the
Volunteer Coordinator at the school where
you want to volunteer.
Tell us a little about yourself and your
areas of interest by completing the
After your background check is successfully completed, the Volunteer Coordinator will match your
expertise, interests, and skills with staff requests for volunteers.
Senior Tax Exchange Program
This program was created in response to concerns
of local citizens who are living on fixed incomes, experiencing rising
property taxes and do not have children enrolled in public schools. It
acknowledges the fiscal needs of schools and adds resources in the form of
helpers. Qualifying residents who participate will not replace
existing staff positions.
||To reduce the impact of local school property taxes for senior citizens. To increase the
contributions of senior citizens in public schools.|
||Residents 62 years of age or older who own and reside in their
own home within the
Central Kitsap School District boundaries, receive
Social Security or retirement income, and have a gross household annual
income of more than *$35,000 and less than $65,000. One resident
owner per household per year may participate.|
||Qualifying residents provide their skills (valued at the current hourly
Washington State minimum wage) to Central Kitsap School District in exchange
for reimbursement of the local school portion of their annual property tax.
The annual total may not exceed $599 per resident household for the first year.
Subsequent years' totals may not exceed $430 per resident household.|
Participants will receive a two-party check payable to themselves and the
Kitsap County Treasurer in time for the April and/or October collection
deadlines. Minimum time donation is 20 hours.
Community Schools staff administer the application process, place helpers on
a first-come, first-serve basis, track hours and submit figures to the
business office for payment of two-party checks.
||If your CK home is valued at $200,000.|
Local School M&O
tax............$2.01/$1,000 assessed value
Local School bond
tax...........$1.78/$1,000 assessed value
2006 local M&O plus bond tax....$3.79/$1,000 x $200,000 = $758.00
$599 of this tax bill is eligible for the first year.
$430 of this tax bill is eligible for subsequent years.
|*Note: If your household income is less
than $35,000 annually, you may qualify for tax assistance through Kitsap
County. Contact the County Treasurer at (360) 337-7135.
|Central Kitsap HS
|Central Kitsap JH
|Alternative High School
|Ski School (CKJH)
For more information about Volunteering, please call Central Kitsap
Community Schools at (360) 662-1635.