Volunteering for a School or Classroom

Volunteering is a great investment in our futureThank you for serving as a volunteer at one or more of our schools or departments - giving a student or staff member your precious time and sharing your special talents.  You will bring students new experiences, expand their world of adult friendships and be a positive influence in their lives.

You could be part of several hundred Hardin County Schools’ volunteers who provide countless hours of service to help enrich learning opportunities and make a difference in a student's education.

We welcome all parents, grandparents and community members to be a part of Hardin County Schools’ Volunteer Program. Everyone can make a difference in our community and the future of this Commonwealth and nation.

We sincerely hope that as an HCS Volunteer you find the experience as rewarding for you as it will be for an HCS student. If you have any questions, please contact John Wright, Community Relations Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator.


Volunteer Program Description

Volunteers are persons who do not receive compensation for work in school District programs. Volunteers are encouraged to use their time and effort to support school and District programs. The Superintendent shall develop procedures that encourage volunteers to assist in school and/or District programs and to facilitate effective communication with persons who volunteer.

All volunteers shall work only under direct supervision of a District employee.

Volunteers who work on a scheduled and/or continuing basis shall be provided with the same liability insurance coverage as a District employee and shall be provided with written task description detailing responsibilities and expectations, as well as specific qualifications that may be required.

There shall be a criminal records check performed on all volunteers who have contact with students on a scheduled and/or continuing basis or who have supervisory responsibility for children. (References: KRS 161044, 702 KAR 7.090, 704 KAR 15.080 and related policy 03.5)

Download a criminal records check form by clicking on the link on the right-hand side of this page.