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  • VIPS (Volunteers in Schools)

    • We love having volunteers in our school! We have listed some of the opportunities available on our website. If you have ideas about other things you would like to do around our school, please give us a call. For more information on how to become a volunteer, please see this link.

     

    Important New Information, Effective Friday July 31, 2015 for all volunteers click here!
     
    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 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

     
    For more information please go to https://www.houstonisd.org/Page/90800 
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