Volunteer & Partnership

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering in Albemarle County Public Schools! Every day, students and teachers across our School Division benefit from the generosity of volunteers who take the time to share their talents with our children. The countless tasks perfor​med by volunteers are vital to the continued operation and success of our schools. Sharing your life experiences, memories, technical know-how, or friendship with a young person can make a hug​e impact on a student's life and achievement.


How can I get involved?

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and make a difference.  We want to make the best match we can between volunteer opportunities and your interests and talents.  There are two ways to apply.  If you know someone who is interested in volunteering VIRTUALLY with ACPS, please have them complete the online application process.  To get started IN-PERSON, contact the school you would like to offer your services.  The school's Volunteer Coordinator, will explain the process to you and explain valid forms of identification required to process your application.

Virtual Opportunities

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How do I get involved VIRTUALLY?

Complete the Online ApplicationThe online form takes approximately 5 to 15 minutes to complete.  All virtual volunteers must complete the online application, including a volunteer code of ethics, review of policies and procedures, confidentiality agreement, volunteer compensation, liability agreement, and submission of photo identification.  The application process includes a safety check that screens volunteer against sex offender registries.  In addition, applicants will be asked to identify the activities they are interested in supporting, the school(s) where they want to volunteer, and volunteer on behalf of a partner organization.  Once your application is received, you will receive a generated email confirming receipt.  In addition, all volunteers must review the Volunteer Handbook before their first day of volunteering.  When filling out the application, please note that applicants must complete all fields marked with an asterisk.               

           Approval Process

Volunteer applicants will receive an email confirmation upon approval.  This process can take up to two weeks from the time the application is completed.  You cannot volunteer or provide services in any capacity until this notice is received.  Volunteer status is good for one (1) academic year.  If you do not hear back about the status of your application within 10 business days, please contact your school's volunteer coordinator.                                                       


In-Person Opportunities

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How do I get involved in person?

Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community and make a difference.  We want to make the best match we can between volunteer opportunities and your interests and talents.  To get started IN-PERSON, contact the school you would like to offer your services.  The school’s Volunteer Coordinator will explain the process to you and explain valid forms of identification required to process your application.

 

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