Seattle Public Schools recognizes the valuable contribution by volunteers. In order to provide students with a safe environment and allow for a variety of opportunities for volunteering. All volunteer work must be done under the direction of an assigned teacher, site volunteer coordinator, principal or vice principal. You also have the option to email, scan or fax your completed PDF application directly to the school. Contact the school for additional information.
- Volunteer Application
- Background check (WATCH) Screening Form
- Volunteer Handbook Pages 18 and 19: Safety and Liability Issues, Working with Children of Diverse Backgrounds, and Confidentiality
- Adult Sexual Misconduct Prevention – online course
Please note: While all volunteers must be screened through the background check (WATCH system). A criminal history does not automatically disqualify one from volunteering in the schools. Learn more about screening and criminal history background checks.
Also read the Volunteer Handbook
Additionally you may be required to one or more of the following: