Parent & Guardian Volunteers
Are you interested in volunteering on campus? Adults who work around students on campus must go through a process in order to volunteer on campus.
What is the definition of a school volunteer?
A volunteer is any caring adult in the student’s life or a member of our local community who willingly and freely gives their time, regardless of frequency and duration, to support educational programs. Morgan Hill Unified values volunteers and the positive contributions they make to our schools and programs.
What are examples of volunteer opportunities?
Volunteer opportunities may fall into any of the following categories:
Ongoing: Volunteering for any school program regularly in any capacity
As-needed: Volunteering on school grounds, in the office, or in the classroom one time or intermittently
Face-to-face: Volunteering with direct contact with students, either under the supervision of an employee or, at times, as the sole adult supervising students (i.e., during a field trip, going to the library, leading a club, etc.)
School-sponsored trips: Athletics, band, field trips, science camp, etc. either as a driver or as a chaperone
How are volunteers processed to ensure that students are as safe as possible, especially during COVID?
According to CDPH guidelines to keep schools open, “Schools should limit nonessential visitors, volunteers, and activities involving external groups or organizations with people who are not fully vaccinated.” We want to welcome back volunteers in a limited capacity during the pandemic, and the safest way to do so is to limit the number of additional interactions on each campus and to ensure that all volunteers, walk-on coaches, substitute teachers, and contractors are fully vaccinated, in addition to having updated TB results on file and fingerprint clearance.
Although volunteer opportunities may be more limited than in previous years, Interested volunteers will complete and submit a volunteer packet directly to the school to learn more about the opportunities available at that site. Prior to volunteering, all prospective volunteers must be cleared through Human Resources:
How to Become a Volunteer
You can find the volunteer packet here. Please follow directions below, based on whether you are a returning or new volunteer.
- Returning volunteer – Report to Human Resources with verification of COVID vaccine and obtain new volunteer ID badge
- New volunteer – Report to Human Resources to submit TB, verification of COVID vaccine, get fingerprinted, and obtain volunteer ID badge
Human Resources Volunteer Processing occurs at the MHUSD District Office on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-3:30PM. The cost for fingerprinting is $20.