All volunteers must be cleared through Wake County’s Volunteer Registration system if you plan to participate in:
An activity that may require direct or indirect contact with students on or off campus with limited or no supervision
An activity that may take place with supervision or in a public setting
An activity that may require access to confidential information
An activity that may take place outside the view of school staff for brief or extended periods of time
An activity that may require driving students in a personal vehicle
An activity that may require little or no contact with students
The following examples illustrate some volunteer duties that require registration: Overnight field trips, tutoring inside or outside the classroom, extended out-of-school activities, off-campus mentoring, field trip chaperone, dance chaperone, club sponsor, health room assistant, volunteer coach, clerical work for teacher, telephone volunteer, media center volunteer, beautification volunteer, classroom assistant, field day volunteer, test proctor, front office helper, room parent, learning experiences All continuing volunteers approved for WCPSS must reactivate each year.
how to register or reactivate
You must register or reactivate your volunteer application on the campus of any Wake County Public School System Computer. Registration at North Ridge is in the office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each school day The registration process will require you to know your Driver’s License Number, Social Security Number and your previous address if you lived outside of North Carolina during the past 10 years. Please allow time for clearance if you plan to help out in the classroom or chaperone a field trip.
Guest Speakers do not have to go through the volunteer registration if they will be presenting in a classroom setting (they will not be working with small groups independently from teacher). There is a guest speaker prior approval form that must be completed and approved by Mr. Soutter. Please feel free to call the office with any questions at 919-870-4100.