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April 2018 Volunteer Opportunities: Sign-Up Today!

MPS STEM Fair- Love math and science? Volunteer at the MPS STEM Fair on April 12, 2018 and assist students & judges with event activities.


MPS Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering in an MPS classroom?  Do have administrative skills that our staff can use in their school office?  Interested in lending a hand in a cafeteria or on the playground?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, sign-up today to volunteer at a local MPS school near you. For a detailed list of opportunities available at a specific school, see our Opportunity Directory.

Follow these next steps to apply:

1. Complete an online volunteer application.  CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE MPS VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

2. Create an online account on VicNet to view your application status. CLICK HERE TO CREATE YOUR VICNET ACCOUNT

Note: In order to create a VicNet account, you must provide an email address on your application if you would like to create an online account. Creating an account is not required--however, is a simple way for you to have all of your volunteer information at your fingertips!

Logging into your account for the first time? Please see our FAQ at the bottom of the page.

MPS District-Wide Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering but can't commit to an ongoing volunteer schedule?  Looking for a team-building expereince for your work group? MPS is excited to offer you the opportunity to volunteer at one of our district wide events. Check out the details below for some of our upcoming opportunities!

  • MPS All City Arts Festival- Celebrate the arts with over 6,000 students this May. Volunteers are needed for various roles to assist students with this 3-day arts festival from May 9, 2018 thru May 11, 2018.
  • Run Back To School- Join MPS as we promote health and wellness for our youth and the community on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Volunteers will assist with cheering on runners, passing out water and so much more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to complete the application?

All individuals who would like to volunteer regularly or on an on-going basis must apply every 12 months. One-time volunteers or chaperones for field trips are not required to complete the application, but may be asked to do so by the school or department.

I filled out an application last year. Do I have to complete another one?

Yes, applicants who would like to volunteer regularly or on an on-going basis must apply online every 12 months.

I don’t have a Social Security number but I would like to volunteer. What should I do?

Individuals are invited to apply even if they don't have a Social Security Number.  This field can be left blank on the application.   

What if I want to volunteer at more than one school (or location)?

Please select each school where you are interested in volunteering, up to three, in the Preference section of the application.  

What if I’m not sure I’ll pass the background check?

We strongly encourage those interested in volunteering to apply. There is no cost for a background check to the applicant. 

Do I have to attend the Volunteer Orientation?

We strongly encourage all volunteers to attend a Volunteer Orientation. This hour-long session goes over the general guidelines for volunteers and provides a broader picture of the volunteer work that is done in the district. Even veteran volunteers will probably learn something new!

Can I volunteer if I’m under 18 years of age?

We have many volunteers who are under 18. Minors who are interested in volunteering regularly or on an on-going basis must have a parent or guardian complete the volunteer application on his or her behalf.

How do I log in to my online volunteer account for the first time?

The email address that you provided on your application will be your username login.

  1. Go to the website for your volunteer account, called VicNet:
  2. Click Need a password?
  3. Enter your email address you used on your application.
  4. Click the Go button.
  5. Check your email address for a message from Volgistics.  This may take several minutes.
  6. Follow the instructions in the email – click on the URL and enter a new password.  Passwords must contain a combination of letters and numbers.
  7. Users should now be able to log in to VicNet.

If you encounter any issues signing up for an account, please contact

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Community members age 55 or better are invited to serve as a volunteer tutor at select elementary schools and help with literacy. Volunteer tutors are trained on tutoring techniques and volunteer in a classroom one day a week, for a minimum of 90 minutes.

Call 414-220-8653 to get started!

Are you an MPS teen looking for volunteer opportunities? 

Check out some of this info to get started volunteering!


Sophia Smith

Volunteer Services Associate

Phone: 414-773-9823

Kellie Sigh
Department of Business, Community and Family Partnerships


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