Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a volunteer in the Minneapolis Public Schools. Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom.

Name and Address

Please provide us with your current contact information. This information is encrypted and is not shared with anyone beyond the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Emergency Contact Information


Please let us know what grade level and subject you prefer to work with. We will use this information to best match your skills with our school needs.


Please be as detailed as you can regarding your availability as this will assist us with placement.

Work Experience

Please provide a brief description of your current or last work experience.

Volunteer Experience

Please provide a brief description of any volunteer work you have done.

Motivation for Volunteering

What motivates you to want to volunteer with Minneapolis Public Schools?

Relevant Skills

Special Accommodations

Please list any special accommodations of which you would like us to be aware of (ex. wheelchair access).


Please provide the names and contact information of two people who can provide professional or personal references.

Demographic Information

The following information is optional and is intended for reporting and program support purposes- responses do not determine placement.

I have read and understood the information below

I understand that the Minneapolis Public School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability or age in its programs and activities.

I understand that submitting this information does not guarantee my acceptance into the Volunteer Program, and that assignment of volunteer work is based on the assessment made by the Volunteer MPS Staff.

I understand that if I have misrepresented the information and/or fail to adhere to program guidelines, I may have my application approval withdrawn. I understand the District may request a background check on me pursuant to the Minnesota Child Protection Background Check Act. Information will be provided regarding my rights and I will sign an appropriate release authorization if requested to do so. I have read or will read and understand the appropriate Volunteer Policies and Procedures, Data Confidentiality Documentation, and other information provided.

I understand that by signing this I acknowledge that I have read and that I understand the foregoing information provided to me regarding the private nature of student educational data. I agree to treat the data as private and I will not disclose it to anyone other than the student’s teacher. If I have any questions, I will contact the teacher or Volunteer Coordinator.

I understand the district policies and procedures for volunteers and I agree to hold harmless the Minneapolis Public Schools for any actions taken by me.