• Getting Involved at River Oaks Elementary

    River Oaks Elementary is very proud of its active parent volunteers. Throughout the year there are numerous activities organized by the PTO and always a way to get involved. Please check our ROE PTO volunteer site at roepto.org. Here you will find many opportunities on how to help out at your child’s school.

    Questions / comments can be emailed to volunteers@riveroakspto.org

    ALL individuals wishing to volunteer at school (including class parties, chaperoning field trips, field day, lunch room help, teacher helpers, PTO volunteers, etc.)  MUST register with HISD through the VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) program PRIOR to showing up at school. 

     

    *PLEASE DO NOT WAIT! THIS PROCESS TAKES A FEW WEEKS!*

     

    HOW DO I BECOME A VIPS? 

    All volunteers must register online. All volunteers must pass an annual criminal back-ground check before they can participate as a volunteer. Please follow the steps below to become a VIPS: 

    Step 1 Register online HERE.

    Step 2 Complete the entire online application in Raptor Volunteer Management System and submit your application. 

    Step 3 Once your application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.

    Step 4 Once your background check is completed, you will receive a status email. 

    Step 5 Once you are CLEARED to volunteer, you are eligible to volunteer throughout HISD. 

    *REMEMBER: You will still need to bring your ID to school when you volunteer.