Ready to get involved and make a meaningful difference in the lives of our children?

Here's how to become an approved Polk County Public Schools volunteer:

  1. Complete the online volunteer application

    Complete the District Volunteer Application and submit your online payment of $25. This fee covers your background check.

  2. Wait for your application to process

    Once your application has been processed, you will be notified about your approval status within three weeks.

  3. Get your ID badge and attend the orientation

    Get your identification badge from your school and attend a school volunteer orientation.

    Approved volunteers seeking to transport students in their private vehicles must complete an additional application found below.