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VIPS are HISD volunteers. Each year, thousands of parents, students and community partners support students and teachers by volunteering their time.
How can I become a VIPS?
All volunteers must register online and pass a criminal background check before they can participate as a volunteer. Please follow the steps below to become a VIPS:

Step 1:

Register online at, stay on the homepage, and click on the VIPS login under the Parents link section.

Step 2:

Once you have registered, you must go in person to the school of interest and show proof of identification.

Step 3:

Identification information will go into our database for processing by the
Volunteer Coordinator at each campus.

Step 4:

The criminal history background check can take 2-3 weeks to complete.

Step 5:

Once you are CLEARED to volunteer, you are eligible to volunteer throughout HISD.

What type of identification is accepted?
● Texas Driver’s License
● Official Passport
● Texas Identification Card
● Official U. S. Military ID
● Driver’s License (issued by any state in the U.S.)
● Matricula Consular
● Identification Card (issued by any state in the U.S.)
● Resident Alien Card

Our students benefit when we all volunteer!

For more information about volunteering in HISD schools, please contact the Parent Engagement Department at 713-556-7290.