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Volunteer Training Information

How do I become a volunteer?


Important Information for Volunteers:

Parents, Families and Community Volunteers, Chaperones & Mentors


Volunteerism results in positive experiences for students, families, and schools. We are all working together to increase the academic performance and experiences for all of our students.


Would you like to become a parent, family or community volunteer in our schools? You simply need to attend one of the multiple training sessions that are offered each month at the District Parent & Family Resource Center. Session dates are listed on the District's Parent & Family Engagement Calendar (dcboe.com/forparents). Please feel free to contact Cheryl Guy at cguy@dcboe.com or 229-243-6847 or 248-2835 if you have questions or need additional information.


All parents, guardians, grandparents, caretakers or volunteers who are responsible for "the care, supervision, guidance or control of" or have "routine interaction" with anyone under the age of 18 must complete the following requirements by the Decatur County Board of Education. 



First Semester Volunteer Training Schedule

Decatur County School System's District Support Center

District Parent Resource Center 

507 Martin Street


(Prior to attending a training session, be sure to refer to the official Parent & Family Engagement (PFE) Calendar of Events page for potential updates)

September 11th & September 25th

October 9th & October 16th

November 6th & November 13th

December 4th

There is a 10 business day waiting period before ID badges are processed and sent to schools. 




Click to View PFE Calendar of Events for Session Dates


*Included in the initial 45 minute session:


*A criminial background check form will be completed 

*Please bring a photo ID or state issued identification card for id verification


*Ethics, Mandated Reporting, and other volunteer information will be covered


*Acknowledgment of annual parent/volunteer training re-certification requirements effective in the 2016-2017 school year


 Every new school year, all volunteers will need to update their volunteer status, online,  before they will be able to volunteer again in our schools.


Click to View Annual Training Requirements









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