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    How to volunteer at Las Americas (in Houston ISD)

    All volunteers must register online.

    All volunteers must pass an annual criminal background check before they can participate as a volunteer.

    To learn more about current opportunities to volunteer on our campus: Please reach out to Lindsey.Brook@houstonisd.org (Wraparound Specialist) or showell1@houstonisd.org (Social Worker).


    Please follow the steps below to become a VIPS:

    Step 1:

    Register online here.


    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



    Please contact our main office for more specific questions about current volunteer opportunities!