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    REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCESS

     

    Requirements

    • Must be 18 years of age or older

    • 21 years of age or older, if applying for volunteer driver

    • All volunteers must complete an application and consent to a background check

    • Volunteer must attend an orientation session and additional training, if position requires it

     

    Forms of Valid Identification for Background Check

    • Current driver's license issued by any of the United States or any of its territories

    • Current Texas photo identification issued by state

    • Current U.S. Military identification

    • Current U.S. Passport

    • Current Student/Work Visa

    • Resident card issued by the federal government of the United States

    • Any photo identification issued by a U.S. Government agency

     

    Application Process

     

    Application

     

    Volunteer should complete an online application that contains a background check authorization.  

     

    The link to the online application is http://volunteer.fwisd.org/

     

     

    Background Check

     

    After application is completed and submitted, it automatically transfers to the database of the Office of Professional Standards for a background check.

     

    An email will be sent alerting volunteer whether or not the background check cleared and, therefore, the volunteer is "approved" or not "approved."

     

    If background ckeck does clear, the system will automatically send an email to applicatn and, at the same time, build a profile in the school database.

     

    Volunteer can proceed to call school for current volunteer positions and any other requirements necessary prior to start.

     

     

    Orientation

     

    Volunteers should attend orientaiton at the school or at the Professional Development Center.

    The District will work with individuals and Volunteer Coordinators to make this requirement easy and manageable.

     

     

    Placement

     

    School volunteer coordinators conduct placement.

     

    Approved volunteers will be required to present a current photo identification issued by any U.S. Government agency at the school(s) the first time they volunteer.  The main office will verify information provided in the application.

     

    Volunteers must sign in and sign out every time they volunteer at the campus.