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Volunteer at WISD

Procedure for Volunteer Approval
  • Each person shall be approved by the office of Human Resources prior to volunteering at a school building, event, field trip or any related WISD activity.
  • Pick up and submit your completed volunteer application at the campus at which you would like to volunteer.
  • In accordance with the Texas Education Code, Section 22.083, Willis ISD may obtain criminal history record information on an individual who has indicated, in writing, an intention to serve as a volunteer. By signing the volunteer application, you give WISD written consent to run a criminal history check using your name and other identifiers. The information obtained is strictly confidential and will be processed through the Willis ISD Human Resources Office.
  • Campus principals and their designated campus volunteer coordinator will be notified of approved volunteers.
  • Volunteers must receive approval each calendar year.
 
Note: Due to high volume of approvals, WISD suggests applications be turned in two weeks prior to the event at which you want to volunteer.
 
Volunteer Guidelines
  • A good volunteer is consistent, dependable, interested in making a difference, respectful and appreciative of teachers and students, and faithful to commitments.
  • Volunteers should dress neat and in accordance to the dress policy for the campus.
  • Volunteers should consider things seen and heard at school confidential.
  • While volunteering during school hours, it is not permitted to pop in unexpectedly in your child’s classroom.