Parents » Volunteers in Public Schools

Volunteers in Public Schools

What is VIPS?
VIPS (Volunteers In Public Schools) is a program of the Huntington Beach Union High School District. It is exciting adult involvement in education that has developed nationwide. It is involvement where it really counts.
 
Program Goals
Bridge the gap between Schools and Community for enhancement of learning opportunities for youth.
  • Extend and enrich educational programs by making available talents and resources of business persons, civic organization members, retirees, parents, and community members.
  • Promote positive school and community relationships.
 
What are the needs?
  • Booster Groups
  • Business Partners
  • Chaperones
  • Clerical
  • Donations (Services & Equipment)
  • Hearing and Vision Testing
  • Library assistance
  • Registration
  • Social Studies Reenactments
  • Speakers
  • Test proctors
  • Tutoring
  • Volunteer Coaches
 

Volunteer Clearing Requirements


Occasional Volunteer

  • Complete online questionnaire
  • Submit emergency card
  • Request TB assessment from CRC, if frequent and prolonged contact with students.  

Volunteers not under the supervision of a certificated teacher 

(alone with students)

  • Complete online questionnaire
  • Submit emergency card
  • Request TB Assessment from the CRC
  • Request Fingerprinting from the CRC

Volunteers Driving Personal Vehicle

  • Complete online questionnaire
  • Submit emergency card
  • Request TB Assessment from the CRC
  • Request Fingerprinting from the CRC
  • Submit copy of driver's license 
  • Show proof of insurance ($100,000 liability minimum)

Volunteers Driving District Vehicle

  • Complete online questionnaire
  • Submit emergency card
  • Request TB assessment from the CRC
  • Request fingerprinting from CRC
  • Submit:
    • Authorization for Volunteer to drive district vehicle form
    • Release of motor vehicle records
  • Copy of driver’s license
 

VIPS Online Questionnaire

VIPS Emergency Card for Volunteers – Click here

Please turn in completed forms to Kelly Prouty in the CRC Office. 
 

What are the District Mandates for Booster Groups? – Click here

 
What are the rewards?
Your contribution of time, talent and funding brings both personal satisfaction and sets an excellent example in youth community leadership for our students. The school, students, and community become active and informed partners.
 
Thank you for considering a volunteer role on our School Site. 
 
Sincerely, 
Kelly Prouty
Edison High School 
Community Resource Coordinator
714.962.1356 x55601
 
Charger