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Volunteer in PUSD

Volunteer in PUSD!

How to become a volunteer at PUSD:

If individuals wish to become a volunteer, they will need to speak with the school's community assistant/volunteer coordinator AND completely fill out the volunteer forms:

English Forms:

Formas en Español:

**Please note that depending on the level of clearance requested, additional forms may be required.

Next

  • TB clearance dated within 60 days (a list of locations for screening will be provided)
  • A copy of driver's license/ID

All Early Childhood Education volunteers need to be cleared by the Early Childhood Education Office: Early Childhood Education Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Awesome! PUSD is fortunate to have many community volunteers who generously donate countless hours to inspire and enrich student learning. We partner with several organizations who train volunteers and target specific areas where students need help the most.  

Contact the Community Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator at your desired school site/department to see if there is an assignment available.  They will also determine the level of clearance (Level 1 or Level 2 ) required for your specific volunteer assignment.

The entire process can take between 2 - 3 weeks, and in some cases a little more.

This depends on whether your medical provider will refer you for a TB skin test/Chest X-ray or if your assignment will require fingerprint clearance.  Getting results back from the Department of Justice/FBI varies per person.  The average turnaround time is a few days, but there is no way for our office to know for sure how long it will take for results to come back once we submit prints.  

Yes. Current employees and retired employees must register as volunteers at their site.  

Depending on the volunteer assignment, they may be referred for fingerprint clearance through the Family & Community Engagement Office.  In that case, an authorization from the school site still needs to be submitted before an appointment can be scheduled.

 

Definitely not!

The vast majority of volunteers work under the close supervision of a PUSD certificated staff member. For example: chaperoning a field trip, helping in a classroom or library, tutoring students in the back of the classroom or in the art, drama or science rooms. 

Only a few volunteers who take on the considerable responsibility of working with students outside the supervision of Certificated Staff are authorized by school administrators for fingerprinting. 

How to become a volunteer at PUSD:

If individuals wish to become a volunteer, they will need to speak with the school's community assistant/volunteer coordinator AND completely fill out the volunteer forms:

English Forms:

Formas en Español:

**Please note that depending on the level of clearance requested, additional forms may be required.

Next

  • TB clearance dated within 60 days (a list of locations for screening will be provided)
  • A copy of driver's license/ID

All Early Childhood Education volunteers need to be cleared by the Early Childhood Education Office: Early Childhood Education Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Awesome! PUSD is fortunate to have many community volunteers who generously donate countless hours to inspire and enrich student learning. We partner with several organizations who train volunteers and target specific areas where students need help the most.  

Contact the Community Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator at your desired school site/department to see if there is an assignment available.  They will also determine the level of clearance (Level 1 or Level 2 ) required for your specific volunteer assignment.

The entire process can take between 2 - 3 weeks, and in some cases a little more.

This depends on whether your medical provider will refer you for a TB skin test/Chest X-ray or if your assignment will require fingerprint clearance.  Getting results back from the Department of Justice/FBI varies per person.  The average turnaround time is a few days, but there is no way for our office to know for sure how long it will take for results to come back once we submit prints.  

Yes. Current employees and retired employees must register as volunteers at their site.  

Depending on the volunteer assignment, they may be referred for fingerprint clearance through the Family & Community Engagement Office.  In that case, an authorization from the school site still needs to be submitted before an appointment can be scheduled.

 

Definitely not!

The vast majority of volunteers work under the close supervision of a PUSD certificated staff member. For example: chaperoning a field trip, helping in a classroom or library, tutoring students in the back of the classroom or in the art, drama or science rooms. 

Only a few volunteers who take on the considerable responsibility of working with students outside the supervision of Certificated Staff are authorized by school administrators for fingerprinting.