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    A school volunteer or community organization is any non-paid individual who gives time to a school or school staff member while performing assigned duties (School Board Policy 2430.02).

    The HCPS volunteer program involves parents and the community in the education of our children

    • Volunteers provide support for teachers and staff
    • Volunteers help students enjoy learning
    • Volunteers increase self-esteem of students by enabling them to become successful learners
    • Volunteers and Community Partners assists schools by providing support that meets the needs of the school and the needs of the students in order to enhance their educational experiences.

    School Based VolunteeringVolunteer Services supports school-based volunteer programs through screening, onboarding process, referrals and training assistance. In addition, Volunteer Services coordinates recognition events and awards at the district and state levels. To volunteer, we ask that you complete the online HCPS Volunteer Application and affiliate with the school in which you would like to volunteer. If you need help finding a school, would like to adopt a school, or are interested in a day of service; please email volunteer.services@hcps.net or call us at (813) 272-4446. 

    Fingerprinting may be required for some volunteer opportunities or upon request. Additional information on fingerprinting is located on the volunteer application landing page.

    Find out how much of a difference you or your company can make in the life of a child. Become a partner with Hillsborough County Public Schools and let the children use your life experience as both a resource and a source of inspiration for their future.

    Contact volunteer.services@hcps.net today for more information!