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Interested in Volunteeering?
We welcome you to Zion District 6!

THANK YOU!  Thank you for your interest in making an impact in our children’s lives and in their school careers.  We want this to be an enjoyable process from beginning to end for anyone that wants to volunteer in our schools while always keeping our children’s safety in mind. 

Below are a few examples of what process you, the volunteer will need to go through depending on the type of school function/event you will be attending.  

Below are the 
steps volunteers need to complete prior to attending a function/event.
1. Pick-up a volunteer packet. Packets are available at each school or District office.
2. Complete the packet in its entirety.
3. Based upon the activity categories noted below, either contact Human Resources for a fingerprinting appointment or complete the Secure Volunteer (BIB) online background screening.
4. Submit your paperwork to the school office or Human Resources department located at 2800 29th St., Zion IL.


ACTIVITY CATEGORIES


Fingerprinting will be required for those that will be:

  • Overnight field trip chaperones/volunteers
  • Athletics and activities – Coaches, coach assistants, club organizers, etc.
  • Student teachers
  • Students needing observation hours for courses  
    • Clearance for this process never expires

All volunteers needing fingerprinting must make an appointment with the Human Resources Department, located at the District Office (2800 29th Street, Zion IL). All required forms must be turned in at time of appointment.

Please contact Human Resources at 847-379-0073 to make an appointment.


Online registration through Secure Volunteer (BIB) will be required for those that will be:
  • On-site event volunteer for event involving students or other children
  • Field trip chaperones (NOT overnight)
  • Presenters/speakers in classroom/to students
  • In-school volunteers
    • Registration will need to be completed every 3 years BUT all that fall into this category can also take the fingerprint option.

Select the icon below to register online with Secure Volunteer (BIB).

Background Check Link for Volunteers
All volunteers registering online with Secure Volunteer (BIB) need to drop off completed Volunteer paperwork/forms (located at the bottom of the page)  to the school office, the District office located at:  2800 29th St., ZIon IL or emailed to mvillarreal@zion6.org . 


High School or Corporate Volunteers need to be directed to the Human Resources Dept:

  • High school groups helping under the supervision of a high school staff member
  • Corporate groups volunteering for single-day help need (such as planting flowers or painting)

Volunteers in our district will continue to be required to complete all required district forms in addition to the process above, whether it be making an appointment for fingerprinting or registering online with Secure Volunteer (BIB).  Fingerprinting and Secure Volunteer paperwork packets are different.  Please keep that in mind before you hand the packet of forms to the potential volunteer. 


As a reminder, all approved volunteers must get a generic ID from the front office to wear while they are volunteering that they return at the end of each day.

Questions?  847-370-0073
Assistance in Spanish? 847-370-0073