Register to Volunteer
Registration is required for all types of volunteers. Once you complete the registration, you will receive an immediate email with clearance instructions from email@example.com.
Our team will help you complete the clearance requirements to volunteer at your child’s school once you register.
Parent Volunteer Overview
Parents/guardians have 2 different options to volunteer:
Must be supervised by an OUSD employee, registration and TB required – TEMPORARILY NOT REQUIRED DURING VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERING
Receive an ID badge to indicate clearance to volunteer without being supervised by an OUSD employee. Registration, TB, and fingerprints required.
Frequently Asked Questions
All clearance forms are available in this Google Drive Folder.
Once you’ve submitted TB clearance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a fingerprinting scholarship.
You receive confirmations and next steps via email. Any status questions may be referred to that same email: email@example.com.
All volunteers should register as an Oakland School Volunteer regardless of how often nor the type of volunteering that you plan to do. Registration button is above.
To tutor students 1:1 online, you must submit DOJ/FBI clearance after registering above.
Tuberculosis clearance is not required for virtual volunteering.
- Once you register with Oakland School Volunteers, we will email you instructions and the necessary, unique fingerprinting form from firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fingerprinting must be completed in-person during socially-distanced, pandemic-accommodated appointments. We recommend making an appointment with LPG Live Scan. Please check your emails from email@example.com to access the required form for fingerprinting services.
- If you would like a scholarship to cover the $35 cost of fingerprinting, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- (Community volunteers who are unsupervised OR frequent volunteers are required to submit FBI/DOJ fingerprinting.)
We invite OUSD educators to nominate students for 1:1 online academic tutors or high school career coaches via our website. Please ask your students’ educator to nominate them if you’d like. Then we will ask you to sign a consent waiver to approve the 1:1 online academic tutoring.