6:250 - Volunteers

Policy 6:250



Volunteers within the schools, may be used to: (1) increase students’ educational attainment, (2) provide enrichment experiences for students, (3) more effectively utilize staff time and skills, (4) give more individual attention to students, and (5) promote greater community involvement.

Volunteers may be used:

  1. for educational situations that do not require instructional judgment or evaluation of students;
  2. for supervising school-sponsored extracurricular activities;
  3. to assist with academic programs under a certificated teacher’s immediate supervision;
  4. as a guest lecturer or resource person under a certificated teacher’s direction and with the administration’s approval; or
  5. as supervisors, chaperones, or sponsors for non-academic school activities.

The Superintendent shall establish procedures for securing and screening volunteers. A person who is a “sex offender,” as defined by the Sex Offender Registration Act, or a “violent offender against youth,” as defined in the Child Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act is prohibited from being a volunteer. All volunteer coaches must comply with the requirement to report hazing in policy 5:90, Abused and Neglected Child Reporting.

Adopted: April 23, 2018

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