REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCESS
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
Volunteer should complete an online application that contains a background check authorization.
The link to the online application is http://volunteer.fwisd.org/
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.
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.
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.