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Interested in becoming a UCHS Volunteer?

  1. Complete and return a school volunteer application Volunteer Application (English version)      (Spanish) 
  2. Read and acknowledge the Volunteer Code of Conduct Code of Conduct (English version)     (Spanish)
  3. Provide results of a Tuberculin (TB) skin test**.  Read the following TB Testing Quick Facts
  4. Provide a copy of your Driver's License
  5. Complete and return the Transportation to Field Trips and School Events form (only if you plan to be a driver/chaperone using a private vehicle).  This form must be completed, in addition to the other volunteer requirements, by parents and students who use their cars or other vehicles to transport other students on field trips or to and from school events
  6. Submit paperwork to the main office.  The volunteer coordinator at the school site will process your application and conduct the appropriate screening and/or background check 
PLEASE NOTE: District policy requires that all new and returning volunteers have a current volunteer application and proof of a negative TB test on file with the school.  Volunteer applications must be completed each year.  TB tests are valid for four (4) years.  For the safety of our students it is important that the proper paperwork is on file for any volunteer who works with or has contact with our students.  Thank you for understanding the importance of this requirement.
 

**TuberculosisTesting: The San Diego Unified School District requires that all persons who work with children be tested and found to be free of tuberculosis.  TB tests may be obtained from a private physician or the County Health Department. Clearance cards will be valid for four years from date of test.  

 
If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact Marie Byrd: mbyrd@sandi.net.

 


 THE BENEFITS OF BEING INVOLVED AT YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL

 
Research continues to prove that parental involvement and engagement, especially during high school, results in increased student achievement.  Students whose parents take an active role in their education tend to earn higher grades, attend school regularly, demonstrate better social skills and behavior, and are more prepared for college and careers.  By partnering together, schools and families can help each and every student realize their own personal strengths and find success.