Galveston ISD Volunteer Application

Welcome to the Galveston Independent School District (GISD) Volunteer Program. Thank you for your interest in supporting the students, staff and schools of GISD. 

Galveston ISD welcomes and appreciates the invaluable support of volunteers in our classrooms, libraries, cafeterias and workrooms, as well as motivational mentors to encourage students in need of a supportive adult. The GISD Volunteer Program offers a variety of opportunities for parents, businesses, community organizations and civic groups to have a direct impact on the success of our students.

In order to begin volunteering in GISD schools, you will need to complete the following application. Once approved, you will receive an email notification. For the safety and security of our students and staff, GISD conducts criminal background checks on all prospective volunteers. Please be aware that volunteers may not record video or audio, or take photographs or other still images, without prior permission from the campus principal or other district officials. 

All applicants that fall clearly within the listed guidelines will not be approved at the discretion of the Human Capital Management Department authorized personnel.


  • No Felony conviction


  • No Class A Misdemeanor convictions within the past 5 years


  • No Class B Misdemeanor convictions within the past 3 years


  • No Class C Misdemeanor convictions within the past 6 months, not including traffic violations


  • No sexual offense convictions and/or conviction requiring individual to register as a sex offender


Personal Information

Personal Information

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Phone number is required
Please note: An email will be sent to the email address entered to inform you of the status of your application.
School Preferences

Please select the schools at which you wish to volunteer


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



The following documents are required by the state to authorize clearance within this school district.


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 my signature, I agree to abide by the rules and regulations of the Galveston ISD Volunteer Program.

I understand that Galveston ISD is not liable for any accidental injury or illness suffered by me or a third party as a result of my volunteer activities. I understand that Galveston ISD will not be responsible for any claims made by the third parties as a result of my volunteer activities. 

I understand that volunteers may not record, video audio, take photographs or other still images, without prior permission form the campus principal or other district officials.

I authorize the Galveston Independent School District to obtain copies of any information pertaining to any criminal history record maintained by a law enforcement agency, criminal justice agency, or consumer reporting agency, and use the information only for the purpose of evaluating my application to volunteer in the District. I understand by submitting this volunteer application that I give Galveston ISD permission to conduct a criminal history record check in accordance with Board Policy. 

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

Thank You

Your volunteer application has been successfully submitted and will be reviewed per the district’s volunteer policy. In the near future, you will be notified as to your volunteer status. If you have any questions, please request to speak with a volunteer representative.