Volunteer opportunities abound. You may ...
be an Art Docent
- help with art projects
- be a reading partner
- assist in a health room
- be a coach of Math Olympiad, sports, or other teams
- take volunteer tasks home
- assist by planning for or being at special events
Applying to be a volunteer
Please review the Volunteer Handbook 2014 and learn about the possibilities, rules and requirements and procedures.
All volunteers need to:
- Make a photocopy of your driver's license.
- Print and complete a Volunteer Application. Be certain to include the school(s) where you will be volunteering on the top line by your "Volunteer position desired," as well as on page 2.
- After reading the handbook, complete a Volunteer Agreement and a Volunteer Disclosure and Consent Form
- Staple these four items together with your license on top.
- Submit them to your school or directly to the Community Relations Office (address below)
When a Hold Harmless Agreement is needed: For some volunteer opportunities, such as helping to weed school properties, you will need to complete a Hold Harmless Agreement.
Fingerprints are required for any volunteer who will have unsupervised contact with students. Follow these directions if a fingerprint record check is requested (these will be updated as necessary).
Links to policies and procedures that are referenced in the Volunteer Handbook (please scan each page to the policy/procedure # you wish to read):
- 3211 - Equal Educational Opportunity: Prohibition Against Discrimination
- 3240 - Student Conduct
- 3241 - Classroom Managements, Corrective Actions, and Sanctions
- 3700 - Prohibition Against Sexual Harassment
- 3706 - Prohibition Against Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
- Procedure 4220 - Complaints Concerning School Personnel/Programs
- 5013 - Prohibition Against Sexual Harassment
- 5015 - Prohibition Against Harassment
- 5253 - Maintaining Professional Staff Student Boundaries
- The next in-person training will occur April 13, 2015, in the School Board Room, 2-3 p.m. This is an professional development early release Monday.
- If you are unable to attend or need to start volunteering prior to the next in-person training, you may complete an online PowerPoint training. You will finish the training by completing the "quick review" on slide #8 at the end of the PowerPoint. Be sure to choose SAVE (not DONE).
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org when you have completed the quick review.
- With all paperwork and the training complete, a Wa. State Patrol Request for Criminal History will be conducted, and upon clearance your name will be added to the comprehensive list of approved volunteers. Schools will be notified regarding updates to the list.
- Online Training.
Return the forms to:
BISD Community Relations Office
8489 Madison Avenue NE.
Bainbridge Island, WA. 98110
Questions? Call 206-780-1398
**Volunteers are authorized for two years from the time of approval. After two years, the process must be repeated.
Thousands of volunteer tasks, thousands of volunteer hours - read some Volunteer Program Reports: