Application and Clearance Process

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We are very excited to welcome volunteers to our sites beginning March 15, 2022. However, we must do this in a way that ensures we are following state and county protocols, which includes monitoring/tracking important information of volunteers on our campus. If you are interested in volunteering, we would love to have you support our students’ and staff's needs.

Volunteers will need to complete the application process through the Raptor System - linked here. Please continue to read below for further details on the process. We appreciate your patience as we transition to this new system for processing our volunteers. We are excited to welcome you back and greatly appreciate our community’s support.


Lisa Brown, Kathy Farfan, and Garrick Stein

TTES Admin Team

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Visitor or Volunteer?

Visitor ~ A visitor is someone who comes to our campus for events and activities such as student presentations and performances, awards and recognition ceremonies and other events that are not on a continual or long-term basis. Visitors are not in direct contact with students.

Volunteer ~ A volunteer is someone who comes to our campus on a continual or regular basis and is in direct contact with students.

Please make sure you bring photo identification with you every time you are signing in as a visitor or volunteer.

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Flag Salute

Flag Salute is the exception to this rule. Beginning Wednesday, March 16th we invite families to attend our morning Flag Salute Assemblies, which begin at 8:55 a.m every Wednesday. The entry gate will open at 8:40 a.m., and we kindly ask that all visits enter through the same gate as all students, please do not check-in at the front office for these assemblies.

All visitors will be provided with a sticker as they enter the gate, and please ensure that you wear the sticker at all times while on our campus. Our Flag Salute Assembly includes school announcements and special recognitions of students and lasts approximately 15 minutes. Once the assembly is over, please exit the same gate that you entered in a timely manner as we will be locking the gates.

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Volunteer is defined as an individual who, with school district authorization, voluntarily assists school districts, schools, educational programs, or students on a regular and ongoing basis in a supervisory or instructional role. Examples of duties performed by a Volunteer include classroom volunteers serving under the supervision of teachers, library volunteers, chaperones, etc.

  1. Complete and satisfactorily clear a Tier I Megan's law background check
  2. Read and sign the Volunteer Code of Conduct Form
  3. Submit evidence of tuberculosis clearance
  4. Submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative Covid-19 test, in the past 7 days.
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Application Process for Volunteers

You may upload documents for items #1 and #2 via our electronic application through our Raptor System. Items #3 and #4 must be submitted in person.

  1. A copy of your driver’s license.
  2. Completion of two very important documents related to student safety; they include: the form for a background check in accordance with Penal Code 290.95 (Megan’s Law), as well as the Volunteer Code of Conduct.
  3. COVID-19 Vaccination Record (submit in person). Please know that the District, in accordance with guidelines and mandates from the California Department of Public Health, is mandated to collect either a) proof of vaccination or b) recent COVID-19 test prior to the volunteer event. Please be aware that state agencies have defined “fully vaccinated” as two weeks from having received both doses in a two-dose series of vaccinations or one-dose in a one-dose vaccination.
  4. Proof of TB Testing/Screening (submit in person) Please rest assured your documents will be filed in a secure manner.

For any questions or concerns related to the volunteer requirements, including the mandated required documents to be collected, please email

The District provides COVID-19 testing free of charge to our parent community members. For volunteers who are unvaccinated or do not share their vaccination status, proof of a negative COVID-19 test will be accepted. This test must be from a verified healthcare facility and must be dated within 7 days of your volunteer day. Home tests are not acceptable for this requirement. Please contact Health Services to schedule an appointment (951) 294-6050.

The District can also provide TB screening as part of this process. For questions, please contact our Health Services Division at

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I want to application is what?

Once your online application is complete and the health requirements have been met, you will be cleared to volunteer on campus.

Please reach out to your child's classroom teacher to express interest in volunteering. The teacher will put together a schedule for volunteers and specific dates/times will be assigned for those interested in volunteering. Each teacher will coordinate their own volunteer schedule and communicate with interested families regarding when they can come to volunteer.

Volunteers make such a positive impact on our students, our classrooms, and our campus! We are excited to welcome our volunteers back to Tony Tobin!!

May I walk my student to class in the morning?

No, Tony Tobin is still a closed campus. Our protocol for morning drop off and afternoon pickup remains the same.

I have an extra hour today, is it ok if I drop in and see if the teacher needs help?

We so appreciate our families and their generous gift of time! We do ask, however, that if you are interested in volunteering at a time that you are not scheduled for that you please email the teacher to see if they are in need of assistance during the time you are considering.

When a volunteer arrives at an unplanned time, the teacher may not have anything prepared for the volunteer to complete and it can be disruptive to instructional time for the teacher to stop instruction in order to quickly prepare something for the parent.

May I come on campus and have lunch with my child during their lunchtime?

We have a Family Dining Area! Parents wishing to join their student(s) for lunch will eat in our Family Dining Area behind the Library. Lunch with students should be a rare treat: a birthday or special award. We have a picnic table and shade trees for your comfort. You and your child will have a space to enjoy your meal together. Following eating, students are encouraged to play with their peers. As a gentle reminder, siblings are not permitted on campus, and parents are not permitted on the playground at lunch. We will not call students out of class prior to their specific lunchtime. Siblings in other grade levels will not be called out at any time other than their grade's lunchtime.

I want to volunteer but have a preschooler at home. Can I bring them with me when I volunteer?

We love kids! Unfortunately, at this time, we can only permit enrolled students to be on campus during school hours for health as well as safety reasons. This is a TVUSD policy.
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