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Volunteer Opportunities

Parent volunteers are warmly welcomed at C.J. Morris. We strongly believe that this is one way to build a strong home/school connection. 
 
If you would like to volunteer in your child's classroom or go on a field trip, please complete and submit the Volunteer Application and required documentation in advance. You can pick up the application from the school office.
 
DEFINITION OF A VOLUNTEER
A volunteer is a person, 18 years or older (21 years or older for overnight activities), who receives no monetary compensation from the school district. A volunteer may be a parent, District employee, family member or community member, who submits an annual application to the school principal or designee to participate.
 
In order to provide students with a safe environment and allow for a variety of opportunities for volunteering, volunteer participation for the Walnut Valley Unified School District shall be classified into three levels: Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Prior to commencing services, these
volunteers may be subject to providing proper identification, clearing Tuberculosis (Mantoux) Test, and background checks, as indicated below.
 
LEVEL 1 VOLUNTEER: Field Trip and Class Visit.  May have infrequent, not prolonged contact with students, non‐scheduled (one to two times a year).
Prior to commencing services, a Level 1 Volunteer is required to complete all of the following:
a. Submit completed application each school year
b. Provide a copy of California Driver’s License or California ID
c. Undergo a background check.  Conducted by Office
d. Submit vaccination card by scanning QR Code.
 
LEVEL 2 VOLUNTEER: Classroom or On‐Site Volunteers.  May have occasional, non‐scheduled, or frequent contact with students only under direct supervision by certificated staff on campus.
Prior to commencing services, a Level 2 Volunteer is required to complete all of the following:
a. Submit completed application each school year
b. Provide a copy of California Driver's License or California ID
c. Clear Tuberculosis test (good for 4 years) Fees paid by applicant.
d. Undergo a background check.  Conducted by Office.
e. Submit vaccination card by scanning QR Code
 
LEVEL 3 VOLUNTEER: Coaches and Chaperones who supervise students for Frequent Activities and Overnight Events.  May have pre‐scheduled, frequent and/or prolonged contact with students for activities, events, and field trips as volunteers without direct supervision by certificated staff. (Volunteers for overnight field trips must be over 21 years of age)
Prior to commencing services, a Level 3 Volunteer is required to complete all of the following:
a. Submit completed application each school year
b. Provide a copy of California Driver's License or California ID
c. Cleared Tuberculosis test (good for 4 years) Fees paid by applicant.
d. Undergo a background check.  Conducted by Office.
e. Submit vaccination card by scanning QR Code
 
BRING ALL PAPERWORK BACK TO THE SCHOOL SITE.  OFFICE WILL SCREEN ALL DOCUMENTS.  PLEASE CALL OFFICE IN 1-2 WEEKS TO CHECK IF YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN CLEARED.  VOLUNTEERS CANNOT START VOLUNTEERING UNTIL THE OFFICE GIVES FINAL APPROVAL.