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How can I lend a hand? Register now



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 and complete the entire Online Application in Raptor Volunteer Management System and submit your application.

Step 2:

Once your application is completed you will see Pending Review on the screen. 


Step 3:

An email regarding your approved status will be sent to your email address within 2-3 weeks.

If you do not receive an email, please follow-up with your designated school's VIPS Coordinator. 


Step 4:

Once you are APPROVED to volunteer, you are eligible to volunteer in any HISD school(s) for the current school year.

Our students benefit when we all volunteer!