GKG(LEGAL) - COMMUNITY RELATIONS: SCHOOL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Program Requirements and Guidelines

  1. An effective training program for paid staff and prospective volunteers.
  2. The use of paid staff to plan and implement the volunteer program.
  3. An evaluation mechanism to assess the performance of volunteers, the cooperation of paid staff with the volunteers, and the overall volunteer program.
  4. Follow-up studies to ensure the effectiveness of the program.
  1. Establish a program to reimburse volunteers for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of volunteer services.
  2. Establish an insurance program to protect volunteers in the performance of volunteer services.
  3. Cooperate with private organizations that provide services similar to those provided by a district.
  4. Purchase engraved certificates, plaques, pins, and/or other awards of a similar nature that do not exceed $75 per person in value to recognize special achievement and outstanding service of volunteers.

Criminal History Record

  1. The volunteer has provided to a district a driver's license or another form of identification containing the person's photograph issued by an entity of the United States government; and
  2. The district has obtained from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) all criminal history record information that relates to the volunteer. A district may obtain a volunteer's criminal history record information from any other law enforcement agency, criminal justice agency, or private consumer reporting agency.

Applicability

Exception

  1. Is the parent, guardian, or grandparent of a child who is enrolled in the district for which the person volunteers or is applying to volunteer;
  2. Will be accompanied by a district employee while on a school campus; or
  3. Is volunteering for a single event on the school campus.

Costs

Immunity

Generally

Extracurricular Activities

Physical Examinations

  1. The health care practitioner was acting in good faith and in the course and scope of the health-care practitioner's duties;
  2. The health-care practitioner commits the act or omission in the course of conducting the physical examination or medical screening of the patient;
  3. The services provided to the patient are within the scope of the license of the health-care practitioner; and
  4. Before the health-care practitioner conducts the physical examination or medical screening, the patient signs a written statement that acknowledges:
    1. That the health-care practitioner is conducting a physical examination or medical screening that is not administered for or in expectation of compensation; and
    2. The limitations on the recovery of damages from the health-care practitioner in connection with the physical examination or medical screening being performed.

Immunity for Shelter Workers

Training – Concussion Oversight Team

Tahoka ISD

GKG(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 109

DATE ISSUED: 10/11/2017