Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Shelby County Schools. Volunteers support SCS in many ways: tutors, mentors, jurors, sports coaches, extracurricular assistants, classroom assistants, field trip chaperones. Each year thousands of volunteers share their time with our students. Many more need your help! Volunteers bring a new perspective and enthusiasm into our schools while assisting students, teachers, and staff. Volunteers support SCS in many ways in programs designed to provide everyone with the opportunity to make a difference in our community. Most volunteers must undergo a criminal background check before being placed in a school. It is very important that the information you enter on the application
matches your government issued identification card including your full
legal name. It is important that you provide a valid email address so
you can be notified as to the status of your application and for future
communication. If you are unable to provide an email address, you use
the district’s email address. All information collected on the
application will remain confidential and not be shared outside the
If you have questions about the type of screening you might need, you can ask your school or call the Division of Family and Community Engagement at 901-416-7600. Thank you,
Office of Family and Community Engagement
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ BEFORE PROCEEDING.
I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THIS HOLD HARMLESS RELEASE, AND WAIVER AGREEMENT. I AM 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. IF UNDER 18 MUST HAVE PARENT(S) SIGNATURE, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THIS HOLD HARMLESS RELEASE AND WAIVER AGREEMENT ARE BINDING UPON MYSELF, MY HEIRS, MY CHILDREN, ADMINISTRATORS, SPOUSE, EXECUTORS, AGENTS AND/OR ASSIGNS.
Your volunteer application has been successfully submitted and will be reviewed per the district’s volunteer policy. You will be notified as to your volunteer status via email within 7-10 business days. If you have any questions, please contact us at (901)416-7600.