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VOLUNTEERING

Getting Involved

Parent and community involvement is essential to the successful education of our children.  Volunteering for our school not only helps the students and staff, but most importantly shows the children that they are important to us. We appreciate the ways our volunteers help us and encourage you to become a part of our volunteer team.

 

Whether you are interested in donating products or services, volunteering for a single event, or would like to help out with one of the many committees, your involvement will make a HUGE difference! Parents, guardians, grandparents and older siblings are encouraged to volunteer. 

Register as a Volunteer

Registering as a volunteer is easy!

Round Rock ISD Application

If you plan to volunteer your time at a PTA event, a school event, a field trip, or even in your students classroom you must register with Round Rock ISD. This process can take 72 hours and will add you to the Raptor Check-in System for our campus. 

Teravista Volunteer Form

You can also fill out this form so we have your contact information and volunteer preferences. There is never any obligation to volunteer. We will reach out when there are opportunities available.

Have questions about the Volunteering? Read our Volunteer FAQs for more information.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

Volunteer FAQs

How do I sign up to volunteer?


Fill out the forms at the top of the page to get started! If you plan to volunteer your time at a PTA event, a school event, a field trip, or even in your student's classroom, you must be signed up with the Round Rock ISD first (they complete a background check) and then you will be entered into the Raptor System which prints out the Volunteer Badges when you arrive at school. District Registration must be completed EVERY YEAR by all volunteers.




How do I get notified of volunteer opportunities?


Once you fill out the Teravista Volunteer Form, you will receive e-mail updates about upcoming events that need help. You can also follow our Teravista PTA Facebook Page or Sign Up for our Emails to stay informed!




How do I check in at school?


When you first go into the front office for the first time, you will need a Photo ID to have an ID sticker printed. On subsequent visits, there is a computer terminal you can sign in to and your information sticker will be printed. Office staff can help you. Make sure to choose VOLUNTEER (instead of VISITOR) and then select PTA so that your volunteer hours are logged. You MUST sign out before you leave the campus.




What are my resources at school?


There are a lot of resources available to you as a volunteer. The teacher workroom/breakroom is located down the first hallway to the left. Laminating Machine: There is a large laminating machine in the workroom if you need to laminate for a teacher or make paper items that you may want to reuse. Please ask a Board member for a tutorial if you've never used the machine. Paper: You can find plain white copy paper and colored butcher paper for needed projects in the workroom. Refrigerator: The workroom has a full-sized refrigerator if you need to keep lunch or drinks cold. Mailboxes: Teacher mailboxes are located in the teacher workroom as well. The PTA Board mailbox is located at the bottom right corner of the teacher mailboxes. Sensitive items (forms with money or personal information) can be put into the locked dropbox located to the right of the mailboxes.




Where are the adult restrooms?


There is an adult restroom located in the teacher workroom. The workroom is located down the first hallway to the left after you walk in the building.




Are there any volunteer guidelines?


1. Respect the teacher's classroom and rules at all times. If helping in the classroom, make sure you know what time the teacher would like you to help. Keeping the learning environment consistent is priority. 2. Keep confidences. If a student or teacher reveals personal information, regard it as a confidence. 3. Set a good example for the students when at the school in words and deeds. Use positive comments and encourage students, especially when they are working on difficult things. 4. Be reliable and prompt. If you have to cancel or be absent, please find an alternate volunteer or contact the teacher or PTA Board member as soon as possible.




What if I have more questions?


If you have additional questions or want to help our school in a specific way, contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@teravistapta.com or use our contact form to send us a message. Thank you for helping us make our school a better place!





 
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4419 Teravista Club Drive

Round Rock, Texas, 78665

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