Yellowstone Schools Volunteer Application

We appreciate your interest in volunteering with Yellowstone Schools to make a difference in the lives of students. The dedication and care volunteers give to our students is life-changing. Your hard work will ensure that every student at Yellowstone receives the opportunity for an excellent, faith-based education. You are a first-hand example of commitment to equity and the power to break down barriers to engage students. 

We welcome you to apply to become a volunteer by following these steps. All information is secure and confidential.

1. Once every 12 months, you must complete this volunteer application, which includes a criminal background check. Please have your state-issued ID and social security number ready.

2. Volunteers interacting one-on-one with students, including but not limited to office helpers, classroom helpers, tutors, and Lunch Buddies, must:

  • Interview with the volunteer manager 
  • Email two professional references' names and phone numbers to the volunteer manager 
  • Attend an orientation once yearly and sign a form indicating you have attended. RSVP https://forms.gle/hQdJ3NLNLrtQfbmF6
  • Complete the assigned Child Abuse: Identification and Intervention and Mandatory Reporting training. These virtual courses take approximately one hour and 15 minutes to complete.

The information you enter on the application must match your government-issued identification card, including your full legal name. Please provide a valid email address for us to notify you about the status of your application and use it for future communication. If you are unable to provide an email address, please use advancement@yellowstoneschools.org. All information collected on this application is confidential. Please email me if you have any questions. 

Thank you,

Maricela Ramos

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Maricela Ramos
Volunteer and Corporate Partnerships Manager
Email: mramos@yellowstoneschools.org Office: 713.741.8000 ext. 2031

Yellowstone Schools
3000 Trulley Street
Houston, Texas 77004


Learn more about the unique Yellowstone Schools model here.



Personal Information

Personal Information

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Please note: An email will be sent to the email address entered to inform you of the status of your application. If you do not have access to email, please enter advancement@yellowstoneschools.org, and the advancement team will call you regarding your status. 
School Preferences

Please select the schools at which you wish to volunteer


Please select the functions from the list below. (select all that apply)

Some functions are on an as-needed basis, and others require the volunteer to complete a child abuse course and submit professional references. Please select "other" if you don't see one that applies to you. Please contact the volunteer manager for additional information regarding the additional steps. 



Please select the organization(s) on behalf of which you are volunteering (if not applicable, select "None")


Please read the disclaimer below and provide your signature.

By providing your signature, you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations of Yellowstone Schools. Your signature acknowledges that you have read and reviewed the Yellowstone Schools Volunteer Handbook and agree to the policies and procedures listed. All volunteer functions require you to provide your United States social security number so we can perform a criminal background check. Your social security number will only be used for this purpose.

Disclosure and Authorization for Consumer Reports  

In connection with my application for employment (including contract or volunteer services) with Yellowstone Academy, I understand consumer reports will be requested by you (“Company”). These reports may include, as allowed by law, the following types of information, as applicable: names and dates of previous employers, work experience, education, accidents, licensure, credit (as allowed by law – where required, you will be presented with additional disclosures), etc. I further understand that such reports may contain public record information such as, but not limited to: my driving record, workers’ compensation claims, judgments, bankruptcy proceedings, evictions, criminal records, etc., from federal, state, and other agencies that maintain such records.

In addition, investigative consumer reports (gathered from personal interviews, as applicable, with former employers or landlords, past or current neighbors and associates of mine, etc.) to gather information regarding my work or tenant performance, character, general reputation and personal characteristics, and mode of living (lifestyle) may be obtained.

If I am hired, I understand that my employer can use this disclosure and authorization to continue to obtain such consumer reports throughout my employment, contract period, or volunteer service.

I hereby authorize procurement of consumer report(s) and investigative consumer report(s) by Company. If hired (or contracted), this authorization shall remain on file and shall serve as ongoing authorization for Company to procure such reports at any time during my employment, contract, or volunteer period. I authorize without reservation, any person, business, or agency contacted by the consumer reporting agency to furnish the above- mentioned information.

This authorization is conditioned upon the following representations of my rights:

I understand that I have the right to make a request to the consumer reporting agency: SureHire 360  (“Agency”), 8570 Katy Freeway, Suite 114, Houston, TX 77024, telephone number 1-800-677- 8282, and upon proper identification, to obtain copies of any reports furnished to Company by the  Agency and to request the nature and substance of all information in its files on me at the time of  my request, including the sources of information, and the Agency, on Company’s behalf, will  provide a complete and accurate disclosure of the nature and scope of the investigation covered by  any investigative consumer report(s). The Agency will also disclose the recipients of any such reports on me which the Agency has previously furnished within the two year period for  employment requests, and one year for other purposes preceding my request (California three  years). I hereby consent to Company obtaining the above information from the Agency. I  understand that I can dispute, at any time, any information that is inaccurate in any type of report  with the Agency. I may view the Agency’s privacy policy at their website: www.surehire360.com. I understand that I have rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and I acknowledge receipt of  the Summary of Rights.

By signing your name you agree to all the above statements. Use the mouse or touch screen to sign.

Thank You!

Please click "finish" to successfully submit your application. We will review it per Yellowstone Schools' volunteer policy. We will notify you of your volunteer status within four weeks. If you have any questions, please email mramos@yellowstoneschools.org. 

Thank you!

Maricela Ramos

Volunteer Manager