Become a registered volunteer for Spring Hill School District today! We believe in the power of your time and talent as a volunteer to support our students and help achieve the goals of our schools.
A volunteer for Spring Hill School District is any non-employee working in a school building and/or with children during the regular school hours or at a school-sanctioned event. To become a volunteer for our district, (1) read the Spring Hill School District Volunteer Ethics, Procedures, and Guidelines document, (2) submit the registration form below, and (3) complete a background check. Once you receive your Secure Volunteer Card, you may begin volunteering!
A parent observer who will have minimal interaction with students (such as during a classroom holiday party or school parade), does not need to complete the volunteer registration process.
PART 1: Read the Guidelines
Please thoroughly read the Spring Hill Schools Volunteer Ethics, Procedures, and Guidelines.
PART 2: Register
Please click here to complete the volunteer registration form.
PART 3: Background Check
To meet the background check requirement, we use Secure Volunteer powered by BIB. This background check is good for USD230 volunteers for three (3) school years. The cost for a background check is $11.95, and we offer either self-pay (you submit secure payment by card directly to BIB) or district-pay (USD230 covers the cost of the background check for you). For more details about the background check process, please download and read the Spring Hill Schools Volunteer Background Check Process.
To complete the background check using district-pay, use the button below:
To complete the background check using self-pay, use the button below:
You will receive a notification via email with approval or denial of your background check.
For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Villarreal, Director of Communication & Education Engagement, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities at DCES
Parent volunteers are vital to the success of our wide range of programs. There are many ways that you can become involved at Dayton Creek Elementary. We encourage you to contact your child's teacher, the school's PTO or by calling the office at (913) 592-7233. We have opportunities both during the day and after hours as well as tasks that you may be able to do from home. No deed is too small!
Here's some examples of the possible opportunities for volunteering:
- Classroom Volunteer: There are many opportunities to assist teachers with preparation of materials, reading with a small group of children and practicing math facts.
- Library Volunteer: With the volume of books being returned daily to the library, Mrs. Dalton can always use assistance in shelving books.
- Field Trips: Many of the field trips taken require additional parent supervision. This is an excellent way to spend time with your child and small group of students while taking in an educational excursion.
- Field Day Volunteer: To make Field Day a success, it helps to have a number of volunteers to run events. Look for a note about the fun volunteer opportunities on Field Day.
- Room Parents: Each year you will have the opportunity to sign up as a room parent. The room parent helps plan and organize class parties as well as serving as a communication contact for the Dayton Creek Elementary Parent Teacher Organization.
- DCES PTO: The PTO does so much for DCES by providing funding for resources in the classroom, field trips and other opportunities our students may not otherwise get to experience. Additionally, PTO hosts family events, two Scholastic Book Fairs, Teacher Appreciation Week and much, much more! We encourage you to attend the DCES PTO meetings to learn of volunteer opportunities that fit into your schedule.
- Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students): Father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that organizes fathers and father figures in order to provide positive male role models for the students and to enhance school security. Dads at Dayton Creek Elementary are asked to volunteer at least one day a year at the school working with students at all grade levels. Dads will help greet students as they arrive at school, assist teachers by reading with a small group or provide extra practice time with students. Watch D.O.G.S. provide a valuable resource in helping our children interact at recess by encouraging all students to participate through fun interactive games. Each Dad who volunteers will be given time during the day to eat lunch with their child and spend some special time in their child's classroom.