"It is the belief of the South Portland School Department that by creating strong ties between the community and the schools, everyone benefits. By preparing well our future leaders, we secure the elements that make our society vibrant, productive and stable.
Hundreds of volunteers annually contribute thousands of hours, dollars and resources in a wide variety of ways:
Please visit the District volunteering and Community Partnership website or contact the Mahoney office for more information.
Volunteer Registration Form/Background Check Form
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Annual registration and background check request may be filled out at any time for the upcoming school year
Volunteer Training Schedule 2019-2020
All Trainings are at South Portland High School
Volunteers may attend any session, no pre-registration needed.
Monday, September 9 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Tuesday, September 10 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 11 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Thursday, September 12 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Friday, September 13 9:00 AM
Monday, September 16 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesday, September 18 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Friday, September 20 9:00 AM
Tuesday, September 24 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Thursday, September 26 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesday, October 2 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 6 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
Wednesday, December 4 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
2020 schedule will be posted in December
The South Portland School Department requires that all school volunteers MUST participate in a ONE-TIME, in person, Volunteer Training in any school year starting from 2014-15 on. Volunteers may attend any session that fits their schedule. Training takes ½ hour.
In addition to the one-time Training, all volunteers must submit a new online volunteer registration every year. Also, yearly background checks are required for field trip chaperones. Background check requests should be submitted one week prior to field trip.
Click here for the link to the applications.
FMI please contact Gretchen McCloy or Jane Eberle at 773-5629, ext. 3432, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org