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Huntley Hills Elementary

Dekalb County Schools

DCSD Level III Volunteers

Parent Volunteers (updated 9/15/2023)

If you plan to volunteer as a reading buddy, field trip chaperone, help in the media center this school year, you will need to be approved by public safety.

Level III volunteers must be approved by Public Safety AND the local school principal prior to the volunteer participation in activities involving direct, unsupervised interaction with students. Examples of Level III volunteers include chaperones on overnight field trips, chaperones or volunteers for local school events, volunteer tutors, office/media center volunteers, or any other volunteers who will have any unsupervised interaction with students. Level III volunteers shall be fingerprinted by the district and have GBI/FBI criminal background checks on file prior to rendering volunteer services.

Directions for Level 3 Volunteers!

DeKalb County School District’s Volunteer Training By signing on as a volunteer, you become a member of our team of professionals that proudly provides educational services to more than 93,000 students in our DeKalb County School District. This webpage is designed to assist you in registering to be a volunteer with the DeKalb County School District. Please complete the following steps to become a DCSD Volunteer.

1. Complete the Volunteer Application And Release Form (see qr code below, #1)

2. Complete the DCSD Volunteer Code of Conduct (see qr code below, #2)

3. Complete the Mandated Reporter Video & Quiz (see qr code below, #3)

Create an account (no cost)

Choose State: GA

Click Child Abuse and Neglect Course: Mandated Reporter

Click Start Course

Complete Quiz Save or print your certificate.

4. Send a Copy of your certificate to [email protected]

5. Attend Volunteer Training (either in-person or via Zoom) Weekly Face-to-Face Volunteer Training is available at the IMPACT HUB every Thursday at 1:00 PM.

1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard Stone Mountain, GA 30083 OR Zoom meeting of your choice

Time: August 30, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

September 13, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

September 20, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

September 27, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

October 4, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

October 11, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

October 18, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

October 25, 2023, 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM

6. Background Check -Once you have completed the Volunteer Training (either face-to-face or zoom) you will be emailed a link that will direct you to get your background check (offered Tuesdays & Thursdays at NO COST).
You will be given a picture ID badge that is to be worn when you volunteer.

Please contact Demone Gunter via email @ [email protected] if you have any questions

You may view Board Policy IFCD: School Volunteers by clicking below.