The Bossier Parish School Board recognizes that volunteers can make many valuable contributions to the school. Therefore, the Board welcomes volunteers and endorses a Volunteer Program in the district, subject to suitable regulations and safeguards, to be promulgated by the Superintendent or staff, in cooperation with the schools.
Appropriate effort shall be made to incorporate the use of school volunteers into all schools as well as any or all other programs or activities of the school district.
The Board's Volunteer Program shall meet certain requirements, including but not limited to the following:
permitted to assist personnel in any school related program shall
sign a volunteer behavior agreement stating that he/she understands
and will abide by all policies, regulations, and procedures of the
The agreement shall
include a statement that the volunteer shall not abuse any child or
student by physical or emotional means or commit any criminal act
involving a minor student.
shall agree to undergo, and shall undergo, an extensive criminal background
check as required by statute.
Every volunteer shall agree not to use alcohol or illegal drugs or be under the influence of alcohol or any drug while volunteering in any school-related program.
Ref: La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§15:587, 15:587.1, 17:15, 17:81
Bossier Parish School Board