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Kate Nichols

First Name
Last Name
Port Townsend
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Media and Publishing
Outdoors Experience
Retail, Hospitality, Tourism, Housekeeping
Social Services and Non Profit
Visual and Performance Arts and Crafts
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
Any Grade Level
Special School Activities
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
Subject Coaching (tutoring)
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
I am working with Skillmation at Port Townsend High School in their mentoring program
You have indicated an expertise in Visual and Performance Arts & Crafts
My expertise is in crafts. I ran a craft shop for Holden Village, a retreat center in the Cascades. I tracked the inventory and ordered the supplies. Our focus was on fiber arts, knitting and weaving. I warped the looms for guests and taught them how to weave. I have done needle felting, woven baskets, and beading.
You have indicated an expertise in Media and Publishing
I have interviewed people and written articles for local magazines and newsletters. I have done several short videos for Bellingham's local television, I also have recorded some podcasts of interviews with Bellingham professionals.
You have indicated an expertise in Outdoors Experience
I was a wilderness ranger in the Cascades as well as accompanying teachers in nature walks in elementary school. I also lived at Holden Village for a year, which is in the wilderness.
You have indicated an expertise in Social Services and Non Profit
I was an in home caretaker for over ten years working with people with disabilities and dementia.
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