volunteer orientation welcome
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Ysleta Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion ,disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment. El Distrito Escolar de Ysleta no discrimina en base a raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, religion discapacidad, y/o edad, en sus programas, actividades o empleo.
PURPOSE OF VOLUNTEERS IN SCHOOLS Activities shall support and enrich the lives of school children and stimulate an interested community to more active support of public education.
Volunteer Program goalsRecruit volunteersProvide opportunities for volunteers to share their talents and skillsProvide opportunities for meaningful serviceProvide help for studentsAssist teachers with non-instructional tasksEstablish a school-community partnership for quality education
Volunteer GuidelinesComplete an online volunteer application and attach a US government issued Id Application will under go a background checkApplicants will be notified via email or by the campus volunteer coordinator by phone Once approved, volunteers may go to Public Relations to obtain their ID badgeVolunteers MUST wear ID badges while on YISD campuses or school functions
VOLUNTEER GUIDELINES CONTINUE Volunteers must work under the direction of the principal or volunteer coordinatorAll volunteers must be provided with an orientation by the volunteer coordinator or principals designee
communicate with the volunteer coordinator or assistant coordinator to assure expectations and task assignments are being followedadhere to the Volunteer Code of Ethicsfollow the volunteer guidelinesfollow campus policies and procedures
Volunteers shall notattempt to discipline nor punish a student
communicate with students in any way unless specifically advised or directed by a school official
perform substitute teacher duties
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESHelp in special eventsParticipate in district or school committees, PTA, PTO, etc.Monitor the playground or cafeteriaAssist in the officeHelp in the work/parent roomChaperoning field tripsCross guardTutorsMentors Serve as computer tutors
VOLUNTEER CODE OF ETHICSRespect ResponsibleAttitude ConfidentialityAppearance
RESPECT A volunteer shall be respectful and courteous to one another, students, administration, school staff and the community.
RESPONSIBLE A Volunteer shall be responsible for his/her scheduled times and must notify the volunteer coordinator/school staff if not able to meet his/her commitment.
ATTITUDEVolunteers shall come to school with a good attitude, do not let personal feelings affect work as a volunteer.
ConfidentialityA Volunteer shall not discuss information you may hear, see or otherwise acquire while at the school concerning students or others.
AppearanceA Volunteer shall dress appropriately, always remembering that he/she is setting an example for all students.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILITIESProvide information to volunteersProvide orientationMeetings Maintain volunteer documentationSign in sheets & reportsAssign & organize assignmentsRecruit & retain
PRINCIPALS RESPONSIBILITYSelect the campus volunteer coordinatorAssess the campus volunteer program needsProvide support for the volunteer programDetermine guidelines for campus volunteersPrincipal and district parental involvement coordinator have the authority to dismiss a volunteer who fails to follow guidelines, code of ethics, campus and district regulationsPrincipal is in charge of their campus volunteer program, therefore needs to address any concerns or issues happening at the campus
If volunteer privileges are revoked at a school, this applies to any other school, district facility or function A suspended volunteer may reapply the following school year
DISTRICT RESPONSIBLITYRegulate and ensure student safety Provide all campuses with the volunteer handbookProvide training and orientation to all campus volunteer coordinatorsMaintain regular communication with principals, coordinators and staffProvide assistance and assure volunteer program regulations are followed
PTA, PTO AND BOOSTER CLUBSAll PTA, PTO and booster clubs MUST register as volunteersAll fund raising activities/contributions must receive prior approval from the principal and Area Associate Superintendent (GE-R district regulation)For booster club guidelines go to www.yisd.net under Accounting Department
Thank you for everything you do for our students
At the campus or online fall 2010, if cant provide a US Id, need to provide results of a criminal background check from the most recent state they receded in.