• For information about the Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) Program, visit the Houston ISD website or click here. 
    Click here to become a Volunteer In Public Schools.

    To view instructions, please click here Volunteers in Public Schools 
    All volunteers must register online. All volunteers must pass an annual criminal background check before they can participate as a volunteer. 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.