Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Kelso School District. We appreciate the commitment and time that our volunteers devote to our schools and our students. In order to ensure the safety of our students, we have implemented the following procedure for clearing volunteers. We appreciate your understanding and willingness to volunteer in our schools!

Apply To Volunteer Today!

  1. Complete the online volunteer application HERE
  2. Get fingerprinted (Instructions found HERE)
  3. Bring your completed fingerprint card AND a check or money order made out to OSPI for $45.25 to Human Resources Office located at 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98611 (OSPI charges the $45.25 fee for fingerprint processing)
  4. We will mail your completed fingerprint card and check to OSPI
Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fingerprint results. Once cleared, you will be placed on our volunteer list which every school has access to see. You can check with your school secretary or call the Human Resources department to check on the status of your prints.

Kelso School District #458 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age,veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, the school district's Title VII Officer and ADA Coordinator. People of disability may request reasonable accommodation in the hiring process by contacting, Tim Peterson, Director of Human Resources, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 or (360) 501-1924.

Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX Coordinator or Holly Budge, Director of Special Programs, the school district’s Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900.