Spokane Public Schools recruits and trains community members to serve in a variety of volunteer roles, such as general classroom assistants, field trip chaperones or academic tutors.
All volunteers are required to register with the SPS Volunteer Program prior to beginning service. The application permits a thorough criminal history review through the Washington State Patrol and other criminal databases. Applications can take three to seven days for processing, the school you will be notified once you have been approved.
Applications that do not provide a thorough explanation will be returned for completion. To expedite the clearance process, please include copies of any legal documentation that would apply to any dropped or dismissed charges. If your application is rejected, we will mail the rejection letter with our explanation. If you have questions or clarification regarding your letter of rejection, please call 354.7340 or 354.7277.
Become a volunteer!
- Download the application materials and return them to the SPS Volunteer Program, 200 N. Bernard, Spokane, WA 99201. You can also scan your completed form along with a copy of your current driver's license and email them to Trish Gray at email@example.com.
- Call the Volunteer office at 354.7340 to have an application packet mailed to you.
Interested in mentoring? SPS encourages community members to volunteer with a local mentoring organization. Organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mentoring Children of Promise, Gonzaga University's Center for Community Engagement and Whitworth's Dornsife Center for Community Engegement recruit, screen, train and support mentors who provide a valuable service to the children of our community.
Community Opportunities for School-based Mentoring: