Apply OnlineFill out our online form and submit the application.
You will receive and email confirmation with specific information about next steps.
Attend OrientationAll potential volunteers are REQUIRED to attend an initial Orientation session. View Schedule
This Marin County School Volunteers overview will cover basic requirements of service; you will learn more about MCSV history, current focus and services that we provide. The orientation will help determine if this is the right volunteer placement for you.
Meet with a Program ManagerFollowing the Orientation, one of our Program Managers will conduct a screening interview to further explore your interests and to assist in making a placement; you will mutually determine whether this opportunity seems to be the right fit.
Attend "Tutoring Essentials" - Training Workshop #1This is the first of two required workshops where you will learn beginning tutoring strategies that will prepare you to work effectively with students.
This workshop will also cover pertinent legal and ethical issues involved in working with children.
Attend "Cultural Proficiency" - Training Workshop #2The second of two required workshops.
This workshop will focus on the diverse student populations we serve. The workshop will address challenges faced by immigrant students, English Language Learners, and children living in poverty. It will also combat stereotypes and discuss the strengths and resilience of many of the children we tutor. The course will offer strategies and suggestions for working with diverse student populations.
Submit a TB Clearance
All volunteers will be required to provide TB clearance. If you have had a negative TB screening within the last four years, simply provide us with a copy. If you need a TB test, you can get one from your private physician or go to the Marin County Public Health Department.
Submit a FingerPrint Clearance (Livescan)
Fingerprint forms will be available during your screening interview. Volunteers are required to pay the $20 - $25 rolling fee to the Fingerprinting Scan Agency. If you checked the box on the application saying that you are willing to cover the processing fee, you will be charged at the time of your fingerprinting. This fee is approximatley $49.00 in addition to the rolling fee. If you are not able to cover the processing fee, MCSV will be billed.