Volunteer Policies and Procedures
SKE welcomes volunteers! Please review volunteer levels and the Knox County policies and procedures below.
LEVELS 1 & 2: Basic (single-page handwritten form): The volunteer is under teacher supervision at all times with limited student interaction.
Example (level 1): Volunteer makes copies for the teacher.
Example (level 2): Volunteer helps with a classroom party.
Example (level 2): Volunteer joins a teacher-led field trip.
*Please send a signed volunteer confidentiality form to Mr. Casteel to become level 2. The form is available below. Printed copies are also available in the office.
LEVELS 3 & 4: Full Online Background Check: Less teacher supervision is required.
Example (Level 3): Volunteer tutors a student in the hallway.
Example (Level 3): Volunteer leads a small group during a field trip for a short time.
Example (Level 4): Volunteer takes a child to a place outside the school one-on-one. (special permission granted by the child’s parent)
*Please contact Mr. Casteel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Explain your intended volunteer role. You will be sent a specific SKE link to the volunteer background check.