Volunteering in Saratoga Union School District
The SUSD Board of Education recognizes and appreciates that volunteer assistance in schools can significantly enrich the educational program, increase supervision of students, contribute to school safety, and strengthen a school’s relationship with the community.
The Board encourages parents/guardians and other members of the community to share their time, knowledge and abilities with students. The Board, in compliance with California Education Code 35021 and Board Policy 1240, requires school volunteers to be screened and authorized to volunteer.
Volunteers who may be in contact with students outside the presence of certificated staff (however briefly) must arrange for a CA Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint submission prior to volunteering. Also, volunteers who will have frequent or prolonged contact with students must be tuberculosis (TB) tested and cleared. These requirements are in place given an abundance of caution for student safety and well-being.
Once you are volunteer-cleared you do not need to go through the process again as long as your child and his/her siblings are continuously enrolled in SUSD.
Please take a few moments to review the volunteer packet below. The packet covers the process, instructions, frequently asked questions, and the forms needed to volunteer in SUSD. If you have specific questions that cannot be answered through the FAQ, please email Director of Human Resources Kym Imai.Please download the Volunteer Packet below.