Certified Volunteer: Volunteer who takes a leadership role by assisting with the management of school volunteers or the School Volunteer Program
- Works cooperatively with school administration.
- Assists with the recruitment of local businesses or Dade partners.
- Serves as a resource for parents new to the school.
- Assists the school volunteer liaison with management of the school’s volunteer program.
- Helps recruit of volunteers as needed.
- Attends all or most of the meetings of the school’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA/PTSA) .
- Attends a mentor training which provides an overview of the program and mentoring responsibilities/conduct. (required)
- Serves as a student advocate, role model, and advisor, helping the student understand how education will help reach personal goals.
- Encourages school attendance; discourages tardiness
- Commits a minimum of 30-60 minutes per week.
Overnight Chaperone: An overnight chaperone’s require overnight hotel accommodations with students.
- Chaperones must be 21 years of age or older.
- Assists the school and teachers in overseeing students on field trips.
- Takes responsibility for a group of students, as assigned by the teacher.
- Ensures the safety of all the students.
- Remains with the group during the entire trip.
- Chaperones may not bring preschoolers or children who are not registered at the school for which they are volunteering on the trip.
- Chaperones are prohibited from sharing a room with students.
- Chaperones are prohibited from consuming alcoholic beverages or using mood modifiers at any time.
Physical Education Assistant:
- Assists during physical education classes or outdoor events.
- Helps the physical education teacher with team games.
- Assists teachers with sports activities or/ field day events.
District/Region Volunteer: Volunteer who supports the District or Region office under the direction of a School Board member or administrator. Each volunteer will be issued an ID badge.